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Environment 30 Nov 2015

Parks go smokefree in Upper Harbour

Upper Harb​our Local Board has moved to make its 10 most popular local parks and reserves smokefree.

Libraries 30 Nov 2015

Auckland Libraries help kids crack Minecraft code

Steve and Alex from Minecraft are teaming up with President Obama and Auckland Libraries to get kids writing code.

Community 27 Nov 2015

Pilot of all-access restrooms in council offices planned

As a way of acknowledging the diversity of Auckland Council's staff and visitors and their individual needs, the council is looking into a pilot programme to introduce ‘all-access’ restrooms.

Sports / Leisure 27 Nov 2015

Zoo tales: Rotoroa field trips

In this week’s Zoo tales, Auckland Zoo’s Rotoroa Island education officer Brian takes us on a field trip (with orca and kiwi!) and tells us why wildlife education is important as well as fun.

Beaches 27 Nov 2015

Driving permits for some west coast beaches

Recognising that driving on the beach is very different from driving on the road, the council has a permit system in place for people wanting to drive on the very popular Muriwai and Kariotahi beaches.

Business / Economy 27 Nov 2015

Opinion: Rules slashed in united Auckland

Opinion: 158 bylaws inherited from Auckland’s former councils have now been reviewed; just 20 new region-wide bylaws are all the rules we need.

Plans / Projects 26 Nov 2015

Council committee considers Auckland’s finances

Find out more about the role of Auckland Council's Finance and Performance Committee.

Plans / Projects 26 Nov 2015

North Rodney council proposed

The Northern Action Group (NAG) has applied to the Local Government Commission to create a North Rodney Unitary Council.

Events

03 Mar 2022 - 06 Mar 2022

Japanese Film Festival

Giving the people of New Zealand some insight into the culture, customs and traditions of Japan.

04 Mar 2022 - 11 Mar 2022

Foot Works

Auckland Council and Bigfoot NZ present Footwork, a free week-long exhibition and one-day sneaker symposium showcasing the hip hop inspired, pro-sports ignited, pop sub-culture,...

04 Mar 2022 - 13 Mar 2022

Franklin Arts Festival Art Show

Artworks are displayed in themed categories, entered by artists from all over NZ, but predominantly drawing from Franklin.

04 Mar 2022 - 27 Mar 2022

Perpetual Guardian Sculpture on the Gulf

Matiatia Coastal Walkway will once again be transformed into an artscape like no other.

05 Mar 2022

Ambury Park Centre Car Boot & Family Fun Day

Come down for a family fun day, situated on the beautiful Ambury Regional Park.

05 Mar 2022

Beers In The Park 2021

Auckland’s inaugural Beers in the Park Festival is coming to Victoria Park.

05 Mar 2022

Blues vs Chiefs – Round 3 Super Rugby

In Round 3 of Super Rugby Pacific, the Blues are taking on the Chiefs at home, Eden Park.

05 Mar 2022

Onehunga Festival 2022

Enjoy a free family day of entertainment and activities to celebrate summer in Onehunga.