June OurAuckland arriving in your letterbox next week

The June issue of OurAuckland lands in letterboxes, transport hubs and libraries from 28 May.

The health benefits of green spaces

Being close to nature is good for our heads, our hearts and our lungs, new research shows.

What's in a name?

A movement is underway to reflect the true richness of our heritage in the names of our parks and public spaces.

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Panuku reveals new plan for Northcote town centre

Panuku is moving forward with the urban renewal of Northcote town centre, including new public spaces and shops.

A message from Mayor Phil Goff

The upgraded Puhinui Rail Station Interchange brings congestion-free travel to the airport a step closer.

Lack of accessible housing a key issue for Disability Advisory Panel

Auckland Council's Disability Advisory Panel recently discussed the theme of accessible housing throughout the region.

Community garden brings locals together in Onehunga

Volunteers are invited to Onehunga People's Garden to help transform an empty section into a thriving community space.

Treasure trove of New Zealand’s maritime history revealed

A new exhibition at the New Zealand Maritime Museum celebrates John Street, one of the NZ's most recognised maritime identities.

Turf upgrade a win for sport in Ōrākei

Council grant enables turf upgrade at College Rifles, ensuring much-needed sport and training facilities for Ōrākei.

New community space on the way for Avondale

Community groups in Avondale have been given a boost following the news that a building and two garage spaces are set to be leased for community use.

Drone swoops in to aid Safeswim water sampling

Auckland Council’s Safeswim programme has started using drones to aid with water sampling.

Local talent flies high in pursuit of excellence

In a three-part series, we explore how Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board’s Pursuit of Excellence Award has helped individuals achieve their goals.

Bold vision for Te Atatu South agreed

A new Henderson-Massey Local Board plan will see Te Atatū South improved with a more attractive town centre, better spaces and connections along with support for community services.

Measuring the Māori economy

Māori enterprise is worth nearly $40 billion, and growing faster than the overall economy, according to recent estimates.