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.

Bins before breakfast – upcoming changes to waste collection

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

Recovery Budget proposal focused on COVID rebuild

Mayor Phil Goff today released the Mayoral Proposal for Auckland Council’s 10-year Budget.

A recipe for success in Papatoetoe

From the outside, the Papatoetoe Food Hub looks like a simple community garden with a food truck. But, behind the scenes is a revolutionary approach to how we dine, that sits at the nexus of zero waste and easy access to fresh food.

Teens supreme winners at Auckland’s Mayoral Conservation Awards

Para Patrol was named the Penny Hulse Supreme Environment Award winner at this year’s Mayoral Conservation Awards.

Celebrating people with disabilities

Panel acknowledges International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020.

South Auckland leisure centres helping kids eat healthily

Children attending OSCAR or Kauri Kids Early Childhood Education programmes at a Papatoetoe leisure centre have seen their morning and afternoon meals transform over the past 12 months into healthier options like fruit platters and pita pockets.

Upgrade to recycling facility keeps plastics in NZ

New optical sorting equipment, installed in Auckland Council’s Visy recycling facility, will keep more plastic recycling in New Zealand instead of relying on international markets, Auckland Council announced today.

Pair share path for new voices

Auckland Councillor Richard Hills and Franklin Local Board member Logan Soole are among the 12 percent of the country's elected members under 40. Before last year's elections that number was just 6 percent.

Auckland Council announces new Panuku chair

Auckland Council has announced the appointment of Paul Majurey as the new chair of its council-controlled organisation, Panuku Development Auckland.

Masks now available in vending machines

Face masks are now available in vending machines at public transport facilities across Auckland.

Nominations open for Papakura volunteer awards

Nominations have opened for Papakura Local Board's Community Volunteer Recognition Awards.

Franklin community helps shape playground

The Whitford Point Reserve playground concept design has been approved by Franklin Local Board.

The transformation of Tyler Street is about to begin

A more people-friendly Tyler Street is on the horizon as the Creating Safer Streets – Tyler Street Pilot gets underway.

Planning northwest Auckland’s transport future together

Aucklanders are invited to have their say on future transport plans for new growth areas in the northwest until 15 January 2021.