Auckland Council's COVID-19 response

The latest on Auckland Council's response to COVID-19.

Auckland Heritage Festival – coming up in week one

Uncover the secrets and stories of Tāmaki Makaurau with multiple events - in person and online - coming to the region from 26 September to 11 October.

A guide to our free At Home services and activities

Explore everything our region has to offer from home.

Track work making strides in regional parks

Work on opening up more tracks across Tāmaki Makaurau is progressing well, despite the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns presented.

Council home page goes bilingual with te reo toggle

From Monday 14 September, visitors to the council website will be able to toggle the home page language between English and te reo Māori.

Huia tracks reopen as kauri dieback programme progresses

Aucklanders can enjoy the beauty of the Karamatura Valley once more now remedial work has been completed on three tracks.

Growing the urban ngahere years in the making

Imagine walking out of a downtown office block or a Commercial Bay restaurant and hearing tūī singing or seeing kererū feasting on karaka berries.

Waitematā Local Board backs Leys Institute restoration

Waitematā Local Board has endorsed the development of a detailed business case for the restoration of the Leys Institute buildings.

Council achieves $69 million in savings

Auckland Council recorded overall savings of $69 million up to the end of August and, despite the effects of COVID-19, has retained a record $2.6 billion capital investment programme.

Old-school cool for St Heliers Library

St Heliers Community Library is going back to its original 1920s colours with a fresh coat of paint as part of its general maintenance programme.

WMIF funding cuts waste and saves money at tool library

Auckland Library of Tools now has more tools for the occasional DIYer thanks to a grant from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund.

Auckland Council reviews regional approach to weed management

The council is currently reviewing methodologies for weed management in road corridors, with local boards giving feedback on a draft proposal.

Fun and games in the Wiri community

Designs for a new playground in Wiri have been revealed following input from mana whenua, local families and community groups.

Harbourview-Orangihina marae development takes next step

Henderson-Massey Local Board will request Auckland Council amend legacy council resolutions, paving the way for the Te Atatū Marae Coalition Trust to be given future tenure to develop a marae at Harbourview-Orangihina Park in Te Atatū Peninsula.

Lease decision paves way for community recycling centre in Auckland central

A new community recycling centre for central Auckland at the Western Springs Garden is a step closer after an Albert-Eden Local Board decision on a community lease for a site at 956 Great North Road.