40 year-old pōhutukawa return to Quay Street in overnight crane-lift

While the city was sleeping, Auckland’s urban ngahere/forest welcomed home the first two of seven mature pōhutukawa to Quay Street in a nine-hour crane operation.

May-June OurAuckland magazine out now

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

Pest Free Auckland

Getting around Tāmaki Makaurau is risky for our native birds. The good news is you and your whānau only need to do one simple thing to make your backyard a haven and not a hunting ground.

Eden Park gets helping hand from Watercare

Eden Park could save 16 million litres of water per year thanks to a new custom-made water treatment plant and bore provided by Watercare.

Auckland Council savings near $120 million target

Ninety-nine per cent of Emergency Budget savings target achieved.

Interim court decision allows Queen Street works to proceed

Today’s High Court decision not to grant the injunction sought by Save the Queen Street Society means Auckland Council and Auckland Transport are able to proceed with planned improvements to the northern end of Queen Street between Customs and Shortland Streets.

Delight as ‘magnificent’ Kopupaka playground opened

Hundreds of people came out to celebrate the opening of the newest ‘destination’ playground in West Auckland recently, following the completion of the Kopupaka Playground at Westgate.

Local boards unite for waterway

Auckland's three most southern local boards are coming together to help restore the Papakura Stream, which runs through the Franklin, Papakura and Manurewa areas.

Māori names and stories returned to the whenua

Names harking back to history and stories treasured by Māori are being returned to the whenua in parks across the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board area.

Dams approach half full but Auckland’s water supply is stable

More dry weather means Auckland’s dams may again drop below half full, but Watercare says the city’s water supply is in a better position this year thanks to its new water sources and the community’s ongoing water-saving efforts.

Franklin savings put to use

Tight budgetary controls have seen savings on a number of projects, allowing funds to be put to new uses.

Mural celebrating culture and diversity adds colour to Tāmaki Makaurau street

Local artists and tertiary art students have collaborated to create a new piece of large-scale art that celebrates the culture and diversity of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Queen Street lobby group taking Auckland Council to High Court over pedestrianisation improvement plan

Discussions between Auckland Council and the Save the Queen Street Society failed to resolve differences between the two parties on the future direction of Queen Street.

Kaipātiki Alone Together showcases images of lockdown

With rock concerts, rugby games and café catch ups once again part of everyday life, a new book featuring images from across Kaipātiki is a stark reminder of life during lockdown.

Board submissions made on Drury plans

Franklin Local Board has raised concerns over plan changes proposed around the Drury development projects.