Have your say on your community’s future

Local boards are inviting Aucklanders to give them feedback on their draft local board plans to make sure they reflect what is important to you.

Auckland Council adopts Emergency Budget

Funding to retain key council services and deliver a $2.57 billion infrastructure programme is at the heart of Auckland Council’s Emergency Budget, formally adopted today by the Governing Body.

Auckland to South East Asia – no passport required at Auckland Zoo

With the opening of a new primate habitat for orangutans and siamangs at Auckland Zoo, Kiwis can now embark on the first leg of an amazing wildlife experience through South East Asia.

Council makes it easier for Aucklanders to collect rainwater

Auckland Council has announced it is scrapping resource consent fees for the installation of rainwater tanks at residential properties.

Integrated fares launching for ferries

From Saturday 26 July, ferry customers will have a simpler and more affordable journey across Auckland Transport's network.

New skatepark opens in Glenfield

Continued investment by Kaipātiki Local Board has transformed Marlborough Park into one of Auckland’s most exciting youth destinations.

Birds soar in new Waiuku artwork

Five years in the making, the NZ Steel commissioned public sculpture by renowned artist Fred Graham marking 50 years of the Glenbrook steel mill has been unveiled.

Applications now open for Hibiscus and Bays projects

Groups keen to make a difference in the Hibiscus and Bays area can apply for this year’s local board community grants.

Breaking new ground on zero waste

New Zealand’s first large-scale anaerobic digestion facility began construction today in Reporoa with a blessing of the land by Ngati Tahu-Ngati Whaoa.

Elemental AKL returns to showcase arts, eats, beats of Auckland

Elemental AKL is back for a second time this spring, 1-31 October, to celebrate arts, eats and beats across Auckland.

Building a resilient city

Over the past year, strengthening of a 600-metre section of the seawall has been underway; the first significant strengthening work to be done to the seawall since it was completed in 1925.

Regional park big winner of schools budgeting competition

Duder Regional Park has gained nearly 200 new trees thanks to prize money won in a school budgeting competition.

Auckland Council complaint upheld by Advertising Authority

Auckland Council welcomes Advertising Standards Authority decision

Celebrating Auckland's rangers on World Ranger Day

Read our Q&A with our park rangers and learn more about the important work they do around the region.

How to plant smarter by planning your planting

There are a few helpful things to remember when you are planning what to plant in your back yard, starting with why winter is the best time to plant new trees and shrubs.