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20 Oct 2021

Auckland Council's COVID-19 response

Read the latest updates on Auckland Council's response to COVID-19 in our region and updates on our facilities and services.

COVID-19 18 Nov 2021

Auckland Council facilities and services under Step 2 of Alert Level 3

A welcome change in step levels for Aucklanders will see more council services available in Tāmaki Makaurau from Wednesday 10 November. 

COVID-19 1 Nov 2021

COVID-19: Financial support available if you are struggling

If you are worried about paying your rates, there are options available to you to make life a bit easier.

29 Nov 2021

Auckland’s latest Iconic Eats announced

Aucklanders now have an updated ultimate dining guide of iconic dishes hidden in all corners of the region, with the release of the much-anticipated second annual Iconic Auckland Eats list.

Plans / Projects 30 Nov 2021

Takapuna’s revitalized town centre complete and open for business

Takapuna is welcoming visitors and Christmas shoppers to its freshly revitalised town centre following the completion of the Hurstmere Road transformation project.

Development

Auckland's Future In Progress 30 Nov 2021

Eke Panuku to lead coordination of city centre development programme

Eke Panuku has been appointed as the lead agency to coordinate the next phase of city centre development following endorsement from the Planning Committee today.

Auckland's Future In Progress 30 Nov 2021

7 fun ways for kids to play at Wynyard Quarter

Let your kids’ imaginations run wild with endless ways to play at Wynyard Quarter.

Auckland's Future In Progress 30 Nov 2021

Top 10 delights to explore on our new Karangahape Road this summer

Welcome to the place affectionately known as the wild child of Auckland’s city centre. Still edgy, diverse and authentic, Karangahape Road is now an uber-modern, smoothly functioning street.

Auckland's Future In Progress 24 Nov 2021

Top 10 things to discover in our new downtown this summer

Summer wouldn’t be summer without ice cream melting all over the kids’ hands and faces. So, grab an ice cream and discover ten awe-inspiring things on Auckland’s waterfront. Some weren’t even here last summer, and some have been here for more than a century. Your walking shoes are calling.

Climate Action

Climate action 11 Nov 2021

Auckland Council supports delivery partner to reduce inner-city emissions

Auckland Council is supporting its delivery partner, Urgent Couriers, in its bid to cut inner-city emissions. The certified carbon zero courier company is aiming to take 40 to 50 tonnes of carbon emissions a year out of inner-city Auckland by replacing its city fleet of cars with electric cargo bikes.   Auckland Council General Manager Corporate Support Services Robert Irvine says the council is providing them with parking and charging stations in the basement of Te Wharau o Tāmaki Auckland House.

Climate action 9 Nov 2021

Businesses join Future Fit

Businesses are using the Future Fit tool to help staff reduce emissions.

Climate action 9 Nov 2021

Australasia’s biggest ever electric bus order will remove 10,000 tonnes of emissions annually

Australasia’s biggest electric bus order has been announced and will see a further 152 battery electric buses on Auckland’s roads and will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the AT Metro bus fleet by an estimated 11 per cent per year.

Climate action 2 Nov 2021

Auckland selected to showcase climate initiatives

Eleven cities, including Auckland, are offering some of the world’s best examples of impactful urban climate action.

Environment

Environment 26 Nov 2021

Protecting the Hauraki Gulf

Auckland Council is helping make sure we all protect our Hauraki Gulf, not just for now but for future generations.

Conservation 25 Nov 2021

School groups take out Supreme Award at Mayoral Conservation Awards

Gulf Island schools secure top environmental award

Environment 24 Nov 2021

Auckland Council to seek Aucklanders’ views on government Three Waters Reform proposal

Consultation on what government reform means for Auckland opens 3 December.

Environment 19 Nov 2021

Rural Aucklanders need to prepare for hotter weather ahead of summer

It’s looking like it’s going to be a hotter than normal summer. That’s great news for holidaymakers, but not so good for rural Aucklanders who don’t have access to mains water supply.

Discover Auckland

Together in Auckland 10 Nov 2021

Fun nature activities for kids

Getting out in nature in your bubble is a great way to have fun and stay active during lockdown. Here are some activities for you to keep the kids entertained in your backyard or on your walk through your local park.

Together in Auckland 8 Nov 2021

Making lockdown a walk in the park

Keeping it local and exercising in our neighbourhood is a good way to look after ourselves while keeping our whānau and our community safe.

Together in Auckland 1 Nov 2021

Research your family history

Lockdown is a great opportunity to explore your family history, to delve into the past and see what you can discover about your family, community and city.

Together in Auckland 1 Nov 2021

Take a virtual tour

Both Auckland War Memorial Museum and the Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tāmaki offer virtual tours to enjoy from the comfort of your home.

General News

Council news 26 Nov 2021

Ten more days to Have Your Say on freedom camping

Auckland Council is reminding Aucklanders that they have 10 days left to provide feedback on the proposed new Te Ture ā-Rohe Noho Puni Wātea ā-Waka 2022 / Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw 2022.

Council news 26 Nov 2021

Auckland Council supports City Mission’s Auckland Angels appeal

Auckland Council is throwing its support behind Auckland City Mission’s ‘Auckland Angels’ appeal, helping to ensure Aucklanders in greatest need can celebrate Christmas after a particularly tough year.

Council news 25 Nov 2021

Next gen directors intern at CCO boards

CCO board intern appointments announced, supporting the board directors of tomorrow.

COVID-19 24 Nov 2021

Auckland Council pools and leisure centres to open with vaccination requirements

Auckland Council’s 42 pool and leisure centres will require all Aucklanders aged 12 and over to be fully vaccinated in order to use their facilities, under the Red and Orange Protection Framework levels.