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The health benefits of green spaces

Being close to nature is good for our heads, our hearts and our lungs, new research shows.

Panuku reveals new plan for Northcote town centre

Panuku is moving forward with the urban renewal of Northcote town centre, including new public spaces and shops.

Community groups pitch in for green spaces

Elly Strang meets some of the community-led groups battling on behalf of nature in our city.

Making Auckland an age-friendly city

Auckland Council is inviting older people to share their ideas on ways to help make Auckland an age-friendly city.

Diversity Forum aims to create social harmony

Continuing its endeavours and commitment to celebrate its diverse communities, Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board recently held the third annual Diversity Forum.

Movie-maker to debut film

When Pukekohe’s Simon Huggett had his application to TVNZ’s new film-makers competition rejected he was determined to prove his knockers wrong.

Bridge decision urged

Te Uho o te Nikau Primary School board chair Karen Gibson has urged the Howick Local Board to commit more money to safeguard pupils walking to school across a narrow bridge.

Papakura groups get support

Almost $50,000 has been approved by the Papakura Local Board for placemaking initiatives for the town.

FAQ about insulation standards for landlords

Landlords need to install ceiling and underfloor insulation by 1 July 2019. Find out more information here.

Council staff get behind Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day on Friday 17 May is encouraging people to speak up, stand together and stop bullying.

Workshops to prevent pests in Great Barrier's waters

New workshops on Great Barrier will help the community stop the spread of marine pests and maintain the integrity of the marine environment.

New playground to open at Harold Long Reserve

Families will have access to a brand-new playground at the Harold Long Reserve next to Fearon park in Puketāpapa.

Pacifica Mamas adorn the Town Hall with a giant ei as a gift of love

A collective of Pacific heritage artists has woven a giant ei (garland) out of upcycled plastic as a gift to Auckland.

Youth Week brings music, dance, film and sport to west Auckland

Celebrate Youth Week 2019 in west Auckland with 12 events happening in the Henderson-Massey and Waitakere Ranges Local Board areas.