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Parks / Outdoors 15 Dec 2015

Oprah loves Tāmaki Makaurau

Internationally renowned talk show host Oprah Winfrey has taken a moment to relax in some of Auckland’s most beautiful parklands.

Arts 15 Dec 2015

Sculptor of the Week – Marte Szirmay

Auckland-based artist Marte Szirmay’s sculpture, Seek, is an acquisition award winner, for the permanent collection at Auckland Botanic Gardens.

Housing 15 Dec 2015

Status of privately owned trees in New Lynn

Auckland Council is aware of media reports about protesters who have climbed trees on private property in New Lynn to prevent them being removed.

Kids / Family 15 Dec 2015

Galapagos tortoises home for Christmas

Auckland Zoo’s Galapagos tortoises Smiley, Willy, Snapper, and Chippie, who have just moved into their redeveloped exhibit, The Galapagos.

Development 14 Dec 2015

City Rail Link to be built under Commercial Bay

The first stage of the City Rail Link project will be built on the site of the Downtown Mall, between lower Queen Street and Albert Street.

Policies / Regulations 14 Dec 2015

Waiheke vineyard owner fined for excessive helicopter flights

The council has welcomed a district court decision to fine a property owner for excessive helicopter flights.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Macleans College students win environment award

Howick Local Board, in association with the council's Local Parks South, applaud the Maclean’s College Enviro Group for being the overall winner of the Ros Nicholson Award for Native Ecology.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Community recycling centre planned for Albert-Eden

A site in the Albert-Eden Local Board area is to be a new resource recovery facility.

Events

30 Jan 2023

Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta 2023

Watch Auckland’s harbours come alive in one of the world’s biggest one-day regattas.

30 Jan 2023

Mission Bay Art & Craft Market – Now In St Heliers

Around 200 stalls will fill Vellenoweth Green, St Heliers with a variety of arts, crafts and designer fashion, as well as some tasty food options.

30 Jan 2023

Ted Ashby Auckland Anniversary Sailing

Perfect opportunity to sit back and enjoy this historic on-water event, held annually since 1840.

30 Jan 2023 - 29 Mar 2023

Bike Maintenance Workshops

Free course on how to fix the mechanics of your bike.

29 Jan 2023 - 06 Mar 2023

Kids Learn to Ride Drop in Sessions

Get involved in the Kids Learn2Ride sessions.

29 Jan 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

Silver Adult Bike Skills

Learn on-road bike handling skills and how to communicate with other path and road users

28 Jan 2023 - 30 Jan 2023

Clevedon Art Trail Open Studio Weekend

The annual Anniversary weekend trail-wide Open Studio Event is art in action, demonstration, workshops, and exhibitions.

28 Jan 2023 - 30 Jan 2023

Riverhaven Artland Summer Sculpture Weekend 2023

This is the fourth year in a row that the Blundell family have offered up their sculpture park to help support Franklin Hospice.