Mayor Goff calls on Aucklanders to stay home this Easter

The guidelines about physical distancing and staying local remain in place as week three of lockdown begins this Thursday.

Auckland Council's COVID-19 response

Read the latest on Auckland Council's response to COVID-19.

Essential services to continue during Level 4 Alert

Council services essential to the health and wellbeing of the community will continue to operate when the Alert Level 4 shutdown comes into effect at midnight tonight, Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said.

Playgrounds closed during lockdown

Aucklanders are advised to steer clear of all playgrounds and not play on basketball courts or sports fields during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Public transport updates

New rules are in place on public transport while New Zealand is at Alert Level 4.

Auckland libraries 'call to check'

Redeployed librarians make welfare calls to vulnerable residents as part of Auckland Emergency Management’s COVID-19 response.

Week two information round-up

As week three of the alert level 4 lockdown begins, we’ve pulled together some of the key information you need to know this weekend.

eBooks flying from Auckland library in record numbers

Aucklanders are borrowing eBooks at unprecedented rates, as a free and easy way to keep people and families entertained at home.

Auckland Council Group offers advance payments to construction suppliers

Auckland Council Group is offering advance payments to key its construction suppliers to retain their skilled workers and assist in a rapid return to work

Making the most of your Easter staycation

There are plenty of things you and your family can do this Easter weekend, with the majority done from the comfort of your home.

Auckland Council managing the financial cost of COVID-19

The council is taking steps to reduce spending on external contracts and contract staff in non-essential services, as part of plans to manage the financial impact of COVID-19.

Phone lines run hot for welfare assistance

Around 3000 requests for food parcels have been received by an Auckland Council call centre in the first week of its operation, says Auckland Mayor Phil Goff.

AT Mobile updated with real-time train capacity levels

Auckland Transport has updated its AT Mobile app to show users how many people are on a train at any given time.

Auckland Council food distribution programme

Auckland Council is deploying more staff to help Aucklanders experiencing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.

Severe drought continues to bite Auckland

People are being reminded to watch their water use as severe drought continues to bite.