Mayor Goff welcomes move to Level 3, urges Aucklanders to get vaccinated

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the government’s decision, guided by expert health advice, to move the city to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 will be a relief for Aucklanders who have done their bit to keep New Zealanders safe.

At Home

Learn a language at home

We are never too old to learn a language and it is great for keeping the mind stimulated and engaged. It is also something we can do at home without heading into a class.


Progress on Leys Institute buildings

Auckland Council has begun the development of a detailed business case for the restoration, modernisation and seismic remediation of the Leys Institute buildings.

Business / Economy

Auckland Council drives social procurement initiative

A total of $37.2 million has been spent with Māori and Pasifika-owned businesses over the last three years according to Auckland Council’s first report on sustainable procurement.

Celebrating women's suffrage in central Auckland

As New Zealand celebrates Suffrage Day on 19 September, Dr Cathy Casey takes a closer look at the much-loved Auckland Women’s Suffrage Memorial in central Auckland and its troubled past.


Illegal dumping continues to blight Howick

Illegal dumping is a problem across the Auckland region, but with Thomas Road in Flatbush becoming a hot-spot, Howick Local Board Chair Adele White wants it stopped.


Council to launch consultation on new Contributions Policy

The council has approved a new draft Contributions Policy for consultation. Aucklanders can have their say from 20 September 2021.

14-24 year olds

Manurewa praised for stepping up

Manurewa-Papakura Councillor Daniel Newman is urging residents to be part of a push for increased testing and vaccination in the area.


28 Sep 2021 - 30 Sep 2021

NZ Meditates Through Lockdown

Bring balance and focus to the mind, reduce anxiety and relax the entire nervous system with online meditation.

01 Aug 2021 - 30 Nov 2021

Postcards from New Zealand

A virtual gateway into the lives and works of photographers from around the country. 

29 Sep 2021 - 24 Nov 2021

Rainbow Women's Social Night

All queer, lesbian, bi, takatāpui and trans-women are welcome.

29 Sep 2021 - 29 Dec 2021

Reading Revolution: Shared Reading at Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero

A reading group held every Wednesday afternoon at 2pm.

30 Sep 2021

Central City Library's Young Writers' Society

If you love to write and are aged between 13 and 19, join this online session.

30 Sep 2021

September Online Composting Workshops

Join one of these online composting Zoom workshops and events during September.

30 Sep 2021

Waste 101 Online Workshop – Recycling

Learn how to recycle right with the Wastewise Group in an online workshop.

01 Oct 2021 - 03 Oct 2021

Breathe Well to Be Well for Mental Health & Wellbeing

Many people around the world are finding relief from taking time to breathe and meditate.