Read March-April OurAuckland magazine online now

The March-April issue of OurAuckland is out now, available online, delivered to homes across the region and available at transport hubs across Auckland.

Astonishing engineering and meticulous restoration sees CPO reopen

After four years of City Rail Link-related closure, Auckland’s historic Chief Post Office reopens today - returned to the city, ready to resume its role as the ‘front door’ to the Britomart Transport Centre.

Auckland Council successful in first kauri dieback prosecution

Wandering walker found guilty of breaching bylaw

Central City Library closed until further notice

Auckland Council’s Central City Library remains closed, but an alternative, limited service is being run for central city bookworms.

Be a tidy Kiwi neighbour

There are better ways to find a new home for unwanted items instead of leaving them outside hoping someone will wander by and take them.

Holes closed at Chamberlain Park Golf Course

Risk assessment leads to three holes at Chamberlain Park Golf Course being closed.

People-friendly streets trial gets underway in Henderson

A new trial road layout in Henderson town centre to help improve traffic flow and provide a safe alternative for people to use bikes, scooters and public transport is set to begin this week.

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki takes Māori art to the world with release of new virtual tour

Auckland Art Gallery has released a multi-sensory and immersive virtual tour of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art enabling people everywhere to enjoy highlights of the groundbreaking exhibition.

Construction of trial cycleway on the Viaduct to begin this week

Auckland Transport and Panuku Development Auckland are working together to deliver Project WAVE - a trial cycleway through the Viaduct area of downtown Auckland, connecting the Nelson Street and Quay Street cycleways.

Appeal for witnesses following cruel slaughter of gannets at famous Muriwai bird colony

Auckland Council, Police and the Department of Conservation (DOC) are calling for anyone with information about the shooting deaths of eight gannets, or tākapu, at Maukatia, Muriwai’s iconic gannet colony to come forward.

Local board delivering on accessible public facilities

Public facilities in the Devonport-Takapuna Local area are becoming more accessible for people with disabilities.

Safely disposing of electronic waste

Around 80,000 tonnes of e-waste is generated every year but only an estimated two per cent of that waste is recycled, with the rest ending up in landfills across the country.

Moody’s reaffirm Auckland Council’s Aa2 Credit Rating

“This confirmation of an Aa2 credit rating from Moody’s reflects the council’s strong governance framework and the robust fiscal disciplines we apply," says Group Chief Financial Officer, Peter Gudsell.

Poetry inspired by nature, made with nature

Elizabeth Welsh, recently announced as Auckland Council’s Artist in Residence for 2021, wants to quite literally bring a piece of Āwhitu to her poetry.

Regeneration works underway at Western Springs

Work on the regeneration of native forest in Western Springs Lakeside Te Waiōrea is now underway, starting with the removal of 198 exotic pine trees that are unstable and posing a safety risk to the public.