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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

19 Mar 2023 - 11 Dec 2023

Auckland Town Hall Tours

Join our knowledgeable guides for an intimate tour that invites you to step back in time and discover the colourful history.

21 Mar 2023 - 01 Apr 2023

Vector Lights for World of Cultures

Head to the Vector Lights show and listen live from your favourite viewing spot.

22 Mar 2023

HeritageTalks: Chasing Black Sheep in New Zealand - Pauline Weeks

Learn about the "black sheep" in the family.

22 Mar 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

Earth Beat Festival 2023

Earth Beat Festival is the place where you play, learn, revitalise make new connections and return to the world grounded and inspired!

22 Mar 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

The Unruly Tourists

This witty, irreverent, and caustically observed work will spark conversation and debate long after the curtain goes down.

24 Mar 2023

Danny Bhoy - Now Is Not a Good Time

Don’t miss this internationally-renowned and critically-acclaimed comic, who regularly sells out tours world wide with his unique brand of observational storytelling.

24 Mar 2023

Sugung-ga: The Other Side of the World

The story of two animals from different walks of life – and the misunderstandings that arise from their encounter.

25 Mar 2023

Community Day at Pah Homestead

Bring a picnic to enjoy in Monte Cecilia Park.