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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 - 31 Dec 2022

Secret Museum Tour

A once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore the underground world where many of Auckland Museum's treasures are stored.

29 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

The Incredible Rooftop Tour

Learn more about one of Auckland’s most beloved heritage buildings, while enjoying incredible panoramic views.

28 Jan 2022 - 30 Jan 2022

Dulux Super Bash

Cricketers of all ages and skill levels have the opportunity to see if they can clear the rope at one of the world’s most iconic cricket grounds.

28 Jan 2022 - 31 Jan 2022

CANCELLED: Auckland International Buskers Festival

Sorry but this event has been cancelled.

28 Jan 2022 - 31 Jan 2022

Vector Lights for Auckland Anniversary 2022

Vector Lights on the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge is celebrating Auckland Anniversary Weekend with a dazzling light show.

28 Jan 2022 - 26 Feb 2022

CANCELLED: Auckland Live Summer in the Square

Sorry but this event has been cancelled.

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Construction Boom – Mark Whippy

Mark’s series aims to capture people during the changing times in Auckland.

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Garth Steeper – Kororareka Olive Green and Oxide Red

This exhibition depicts the northern town of Kororareka in the Bay of Islands around the 1820s.