Get your summer sorted

Discover events and activities across the region, get active and make the most of summer with Auckland Council.

Kerbside collection date changes for Auckland Anniversary Day

Kerbside bin collections will be one day late from 27 January until 1 February.

Stay safe around pools this summer

When a drowning statistic turns out to be someone you know, the impact is life-changing, says Drowning Prevention Auckland’s Chief Executive Nicola Keen-Biggelaar.

Pest Free Auckland

Get involved in Pest Free Auckland. Place traps to rid your home of rats & possums. Identify the weeds in your garden. Plant natives to feed the birds and bees.

Inorganic collection bookings open now for 2020

Book online, over the phone or in-person to get rid of your larger waste items.

Vector Lights adds glitz to Anniversary celebrations

Vector Lights is ready to celebrate Auckland Anniversary this weekend.

Where can I view Vector Lights?

With Vector Lights illuminating the harbour bridge this weekend to celebrate Auckland Anniversary, we look at the best places to view the show.

Waiheke contingency drinking water supply now available

The contingency drinking water supply has been made available to the residents of Waiheke Island during the current water shortage on the island.

Meg finds her forever home down south

Kim Jones didn’t expect to fall in love on her recent visit to Auckland, but that’s exactly what happened.

How we manage Auckland's holiday waste

The Auckland region sees around 50 million waste collections per year, and the busy summer holidays are no exception.

Clonbern Road car park reopens

The Clonbern Road car park reopens to Remuera residents and visitors this weekend after the demolition of the concrete structure.

Long Bay park rangers hit the trails on e-bikes

Auckland Council Park Rangers are embracing the electric revolution to patrol one of our region’s most popular parks.

Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival to showcase Māori business

With huge musical talent and incredible storytelling taking the limelight in the lead up to Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival, it can be easy to miss what else makes up a unique festival experience.

Kick start the new decade with a pledge to recycle right

Around 15 per cent of items found in the average Aucklander’s kerbside rubbish bin are recyclable materials that could be given another life if recycled correctly.

Albert-Eden schoolgirls set up library to share their love of books

A love of books led year 7 students at Balmoral School to set up the little library in Potters Park.