Auckland Council | 10 Years Together

This month marks a decade since the eight councils of the Auckland region were merged.

The gems on our doorstep

Explore the abundance of hidden gems across Tāmaki Makaurau, support Auckland’s recovery and make the most of everything our region has to offer.

Bins before breakfast – upcoming changes to waste collection

New collection routes might mean an earlier bin pick up for your house.

Finding a name for re-imagined cultural festival

Ten-day festival coming to Tāmaki Makaurau with Auckland International Cultural Festival at its heart, and we want you to help us name it.

Changes to Auckland’s train timetables

Auckland Transport is introducing a new timetable from Monday 19 October, following track work on the Eastern and Southern lines.

Splashpads turned on for summer

All seven council-owned splashpads across Tāmaki Makaurau will be open over summer for kids and their whānau (family) to enjoy.

Council improves customer satisfaction for consent processing

More than 90 per cent of building consent applications are now processed on time, making it easier for Aucklanders to get on with projects.

Space Hub platform connects creatives with spaces

Space Hub is a platform dedicated to connecting artists with diverse spaces across Waitematā.

Coordinating Aotea’s ecological success story

Aotea resident Taryn Wilks is on a mission to protect and enhance the island’s unique environment and ecology and is rallying others to be part of the journey.

Panuku Development releases 2019/2020 annual report

Panuku Development has released its latest annual report, covering performance for the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

Careless waste disposal sparks fires

Hazardous gas cooker canisters and lithium batteries are on the rise in rubbish and recycling trucks in Auckland and causing fires at the Transfer Station as these materials are dumped.

Positive results continue following consolidation

Following the amalgamation of the region’s eight legacy councils in 2010, Auckland Council’s Animal Management unit is now the largest animal control unit in Australasia.

The opening of Galway Street – a sign of things to come

The completion of the first project in Auckland Council’s $350 million Downtown Programme was celebrated in a dawn blessing today.

Auckland’s residential water restrictions to be adjusted for summer

From 14 December, residents will be able to use hand-held hoses fitted with trigger nozzles; though they are still urged to use water wisely as the city’s water shortage continues.

Libraries help get summer sorted with ‘Top 100’ books

Auckland’s 55 libraries have curated their Top 100 list of titles – in ten categories - ready for summer 2021.