Auckland to South East Asia – no passport required at Auckland Zoo

With the opening of a new primate habitat for orangutans and siamangs at Auckland Zoo, Kiwis can now embark on the first leg of an amazing wildlife experience through South East Asia.

Have your say on your community’s future

Local boards are inviting Aucklanders to give them feedback on their draft local board plans to make sure they reflect what is important to you.

Council makes it easier for Aucklanders to collect rainwater

Auckland Council has announced it is scrapping resource consent fees for the installation of rainwater tanks at residential properties.

Auckland Council's COVID-19 response

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

Together we can support local

Give a shout out to your favourite local business by checking-in or tagging them on social and using the hashtag #togetherwecansupportlocal.

Community bike fund open for applications

Community groups around Auckland can now apply for a fund which encourages more people to ride bikes, more often.

Auckland Transport correcting Holidays Act miscalculations for current and former employees

Auckland Transport wants to contact former employees affected by Holidays Act 2003 miscalculations.

Plan ahead for the Western Line closure from Friday to Sunday

Western Line train customers need to start planning their journey for this Friday 17 July, as important rail work means a full three-day closure.

A shout-out from SUSO to schools: apply now

Auckland’s secondary school music showcase is back, but not as you know it, and is looking for entries for 2020.

Matakawau recycling drop-off site to close

The Matakawau recycling drop-off spot, shut during the COVID-19 lockdown, is to close permanently.

Staying safe while exploring all Auckland has to offer

School holidays are upon us and after the COVID-19 lockdown, getting outdoors to connect with nature with family might be the very thing that is needed.

Partnership to create 700 new jobs

700 new jobs on Auckland infrastructure and related environmental projects will be created over the next year, thanks to a $4.3 million dollar partnership launched this morning by Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff.

Call for submissions for ‘COVID-19 - A Snapshot in Time Archive’

Be a part of history and submit your writing, photographs, drawings, videos and sounds from lockdown.

Mission meal partnership warms the heart

More than 24,000 food packages were prepared by Auckland Council catering staff and distributed to the city’s homeless and vulnerably housed people during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Matariki Festival 2020 to close with kōrero, star gazing and waiata

Send wishes to Hiwa i te Rangi the wishing star, bring the whānau to a fun family day of poi making, weaving and waiata, and learn from kōrero and livestreams marking the Māori new year.