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Rates 11 Dec 2015

Ask Auckland Council – but not about everything!

If in doubt, ask Auckland Council. That seems to be the thought of many Aucklanders who, when they’re in an unusual or sticky situation, believe the council will have the answer.

Business / Economy 11 Dec 2015

Auckland named as a top destination on the rise

Auckland has been named one of the ‘Top Destinations on the Rise’ in the South Pacific in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2015.

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.

Plans / Projects 11 Dec 2015

Mayor’s proposal for Annual Plan 2016/2017 focuses on stability

Auckland Mayor Len Brown on 10 December presented his proposal for the council's 2016/2017 Annual Plan, placing a focus on financial stability.

Educational 9 Dec 2015

Zoo Tales: What’s the Māori word for fat and round?

This week on Zoo Tales, we follow kunekune pigs, Alma and Neena, on their daily walk through the zoo.

Environment 9 Dec 2015

Weed-killing beetles on a mission

Nearly 400 beetles were released into a Birkenhead reserve this week with one mission.

Policies / Regulations 8 Dec 2015

Court fine reminds businesses to check smoke detectors

A recent Auckland District Court decision serves as a reminder for businesses to make sure their smoke detectors are compliant.

Heritage 8 Dec 2015

No heritage order for Remuera's Hanna Block

Plans to demolish the Hanna Block at King's School in Remuera will go ahead, following a decision by the council's Auckland Development Committee on 8 December.

Events

20 Feb 2022

Elvis in the Park

A free family picnic day for the whole family to celebrate Elvis' 87th birthday. 

20 Feb 2022 - 19 Jun 2022

Kaukapakapa Village Market

A great morning out with live music, kids' activities, fresh local produce, plants, handmade crafts and much more.

21 Feb 2022

Embroidery for Crafty Queers

Learn to embroider with fellow queers from local domesticated dyke, tutor Siobhan Ridgley.

22 Feb 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Manutewhau Walkway

Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the forest habitat within the reserve.

22 Feb 2022 - 05 Mar 2022

Po' Boys and Oysters

Expect fireworks as Flo and Jo prepare to break the news and get ready for a dinner party that you won't forget.

23 Feb 2022

Researching Tāmaki Makaurau: Auckland History Initiative Summer Scholars

These students spend 12 weeks over the summer break researching in the varied and rich archives around Auckland.

23 Feb 2022 - 27 Feb 2022

Auckland Home Show

The latest products, services and trends in renovations, building, furnishing and outdoor living.

24 Feb 2022

Bayleys Great Classics: Slavonic Dances

A selection of Dvořák’s infectiously high-spirited Slavonic Dances will have us polka-ing out of the Town Hall.