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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.

Together At Home

Discover some of the great things you can do at home to stay active, keep learning and take care of yourself during lockdown.

Pest Free Auckland

It’s a risky business for our native birds to move about the region but there is a plan to make it safer. Pest Free Auckland focuses on the suppression of pest animals and plants to create a secure environment for our wildlife to thrive. Together we can save our backyard birdsong.

COVID-19

Public toilets open under Alert Level 3

While the Auckland region is in Alert Level 3, Auckland Council will continue to provide essential services to Aucklanders, including support for essential workers and members of the community.

COVID-19

Tūpuna Maunga Authority amplifies plea: Respect your Maunga during lockdown

As Tāmaki Makaurau moves to Alert Level 3, the Tūpuna Maunga Authority is redoubling its plea to Aucklanders to respect their Maunga.

COVID-19

Transport in Auckland under Alert Level 3

Read the latest on public transport in Auckland under Alert Level 3.

Auckland's Future In Progress

Single, unified design revealed for Queen Street

Earlier this month Auckland Council announced that the last three stages of the Wai Horotiu Queen Street Project – from Customs Street to Mayoral Drive – would be delivered in one cohesive design.

Environment

Environment

Illegal dumping continues to blight Howick

Illegal dumping is a problem across the Auckland region, but with Thomas Road in Flatbush becoming a hot-spot, Howick Local Board Chair Adele White wants it stopped.

Conservation

Injection of funding to fast-track kauri dieback work programme

Auckland Council has been successful in securing $1.9m over two years from the DOC administered Jobs for Nature Fund to support kauri dieback work in the region.

Beaches

New vehicle management measures for Muriwai Beach

Auckland Council’s Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee has approved the introduction of a range of measures to better manage and control motorised vehicles accessing Te Oneone Rangatira / Muriwai Beach.

Waste

Zero waste on the menu

Fair Food’s slogan is ‘Feeding People, Not Landfill’ and it’s living up to its zero waste dreams.

Development

Auckland's Future In Progress

Single, unified design revealed for Queen Street

Earlier this month Auckland Council announced that the last three stages of the Wai Horotiu Queen Street Project – from Customs Street to Mayoral Drive – would be delivered in one cohesive design.

Finance

Council to launch consultation on new Contributions Policy

The council has approved a new draft Contributions Policy for consultation. Aucklanders can have their say from 20 September 2021.

Finance

Explainer: Development Contributions Review

The council is conducting a review of its contributions policy. Here’s everything you need to know.

Business Q&A
Auckland's Future In Progress

Business leader pleased to see Auckland's downtown thrive

Hear how private and public investment are both key players in the development of our city centre

Discover Auckland

At Home

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.

At Home

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.

Arts

Keeping the arts on the go in Whau

The beating heart of the Whau arts scene is set to get a fresh injection of energy following the appointment of Janet Lilo and Jody Yawa McMillan to the Whau Arts Broker role.

Parks / Outdoors

New Long Bay parkland to complete Heritage Protection Area

Over 3000 square metres of coveted land adjoining Long Bay Regional Park has been purchased by Auckland Council, completing the 18-hectare Heritage Protection Area.

General News

COVID-19

Auckland Council asks Aucklanders to stay local at Alert Level 3

As the region embraces Alert Level 3, Auckland Council is asking Aucklanders to follow the rules and stay local to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Waste

Plan change for landfill precinct declined

A formal request from Waste Management New Zealand (WMNZ) that sought to have their 1000-hectare Dome Valley site recognised as a ‘landfill precinct’ in the Unitary Plan has been declined.

Beaches

New vehicle management measures for Muriwai Beach

Auckland Council’s Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee has approved the introduction of a range of measures to better manage and control motorised vehicles accessing Te Oneone Rangatira / Muriwai Beach.

Rates

Revaluation 2021: Everything you need to know

Updated property values for all properties in the Auckland region will be available in December 2021.