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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

29 Jan 2022

CR E-Day Penrose

Drop off your unwanted electronic products during this drive-thru event.

29 Jan 2022

Hauraki Broo Book Launch with Suzy Cato

A special story time session with Suzy Cato.

29 Jan 2022

Musocoal – Draw a Musician as you Listen

A new life-drawing experience and that's free to attend. 

29 Jan 2022 - 27 Feb 2022

The Wynyard Quarter Scavenger Hunt

Help Tia the Tarāpunga (red-billed gull) on a mission across the waterfront to find her favourite yellow bucket hat.

29 Jan 2022 - 26 Mar 2022

Te Puna Market

A weekly fresh food market run by locals, for locals in the heart of Henderson.

29 Jan 2022 - 15 Dec 2022

The Civic Tours 2022

The Civic Tours offers a remarkable experience of the historic building.

29 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Hidden Heritage Tour

Take a closer look at one of Auckland’s best-loved buildings and find out some of Auckland Museum’s secrets.

29 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Matakana Village Farmers' Market

Relax by the riverside to live local music, while the kids explore the rustic treehouse and natural playground.