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Transport 21 Jun 2024

Walking School Bus awards mark 25-year recognition of selfless volunteers

The Waka Waewae or Walking School Bus has become a community institution led by thousands over the past 25 years..

Emergency Recovery 21 Jun 2024

Face-to-face help essential for older Aucklanders

How Age Concern Auckland is supporting older people affected by the 2023 storms.

Council news 21 Jun 2024

Huia 1 watermain ninety per cent complete

Watercare’s new Huia 1 watermain, stretching from Auckland’s western reservoirs in Titirangi to Newmarket, is on track to be in service by April next year.

Emergency Recovery 21 Jun 2024

Navigating the road to recovery - why it's OK to ask for help

Storm-affected homeowner urges those in similar situations to reach out for the support that’s available.

Emergency Recovery 20 Jun 2024

Accommodation support extended for storm recovery

Accommodation assistance for storm displaced households has been extended as categorisation registrations continue

Recovery

Emergency Recovery 21 Jun 2024

Face-to-face help essential for older Aucklanders

How Age Concern Auckland is supporting older people affected by the 2023 storms.

Emergency Recovery 21 Jun 2024

Navigating the road to recovery - why it's OK to ask for help

Storm-affected homeowner urges those in similar situations to reach out for the support that’s available.

Emergency Recovery 20 Jun 2024

Accommodation support extended for storm recovery

Accommodation assistance for storm displaced households has been extended as categorisation registrations continue

Emergency Recovery 20 Jun 2024

Categorisation update – 20 June

Welcome to our fortnightly update on recovery categorisation, buy-out and assessment progress.

Development News

City Centre Waterfront 7 May 2024

Midtown erupts into song this May for New Zealand Music Month

New Zealand Music Month is spilling into the streets, squares and laneways of Tāmaki Makaurau this autumn.

Auckland's Future In Progress 17 Jun 2024

‘Together for Tāmaki Makaurau’ gains momentum in making the city centre safer

From increased CityWatch patrols to the establishment of the City Centre Safety Plan, a series of new initiatives aimed at improving safety in the city centre are underway.

City Centre Waterfront 14 Jun 2024

Experience our user-friendly Queen Street with more ways to get around

We are creating better city centre connections - check out our multi-use path in Queen Street

City Centre Waterfront 30 Apr 2024

Ancient boulders hold contemporary objects in new public artwork in upper Federal Street

Residents of Federal Street (south) are enjoying a new artwork Lost & Found, with eight large boulders carved by Joe Sheehan supporting a feeling of community.

Our Environment

Cleaning up our environment 20 Jun 2024

Eco-warrior creates his own rat navy!

Row Robinson reckons Wattle Downs' rats are coming from the mangroves. so he's launched his own rodent rafts.

Conservation 19 Jun 2024

Exotic pets don’t belong in Auckland’s natural environment

Native plants and animals can thrive and survive without exotic pests in their patch.

Community 11 Jun 2024

Beautification Trust has lengthy mahi recognised

The Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust has been acknowledged for 23 years of service to Tāmaki Makaurau as it moves away from operating as a controlled-organisation of Auckland Council.

Parks and Playgrounds

Cleaning up our environment 20 Jun 2024

Eco-warrior creates his own rat navy!

Row Robinson reckons Wattle Downs' rats are coming from the mangroves. so he's launched his own rodent rafts.

Akl Paths 14 Jun 2024

A short walk away from the harbour, you'll discover 10 leafy green spaces

We are nurturing more natural spaces for you to enjoy - check out our city centre parks

Parks / Outdoors 10 Jun 2024

5 fantastic Auckland boardwalks to visit this winter

Auckland has many great walking trails designed to adapt to our rainy climate, with beautiful boardwalks that allow you to explore the outdoors while keeping your shoes dry.

Parks / Outdoors 31 May 2024

Auckland arborists go out on a limb to protect our precious trees

Arbor Day on 5 June is the perfect time to appreciate our natural wonders.

Transport News

Transport 21 Jun 2024

Walking School Bus awards mark 25-year recognition of selfless volunteers

The Waka Waewae or Walking School Bus has become a community institution led by thousands over the past 25 years..

Mayor 6 Jun 2024

Auckland Council sets out guiding principles for time of use charging

Time of use charging is one option Auckland Council and Auckland Transport are looking into to tackle congestion.

Transport 31 May 2024

Have your say on the future of transport in Auckland

The draft Regional Land Transport Plan is open for public feedback and Auckland Transport urges you to have your say.

Transport 27 May 2024

AT on track to resurface 400km of roads after Summer Road Reno

With winter arriving, Auckland Transport (AT) is on the final stretch of its biggest annual road maintenance programme in seven years.

Waste Updates

Waste 18 Jun 2024

Recycling, rubbish and food scraps collection days change

Some suburbs across the region will have a new rubbish, recycling and food scraps collection day, as Auckland Council continues to streamline its waste operations in its mission to achieve zero waste by 2040.

Zero Waste 7 Jun 2024

Simple solutions to reducing food waste

Fifteen community organisations and businesses in Auckland have successfully secured Love Food Hate Waste grants totalling $60,000.

Waste 21 May 2024

Rubbish truck fires from lithium batteries on the rise

Nine recycling and rubbish trucks have caught fire in Auckland in the first three months of the year compared with 13 for the whole of last year.

Waste 23 Apr 2024

Less waste and more resources for DIYers

Warkworth’s Community Recycling Centre opens.