Auckland Diwali Festival returns to Aotea Square and Queen Street for its 20th anniversary on 30-31 October this year. Registrations are now open for stallholders and performers for the upcoming festival, with festival organisers looking for Auckland’s best producers of Indian cuisine, crafts and performance.
Auckland Council’s recently adopted 10-year Budget sets the city up to recover strongly from the impacts of COVID-19, while ensuring that long-term investments in critical infrastructure and services are maintained.
Auckland Council, Auckland Transport and Auckland Unlimited have swung their support behind a Papatoetoe based social enterprise company by purchasing cleaning products for their office kitchens and cafeterias.
Aucklanders are invited to have their say on new streetscaping features that have been installed by Auckland Council in the northern end of Queen Street, between Customs and Shortland Streets.
Another much-anticipated detail has been installed at Te Wānanga in downtown Auckland, giving Aucklanders the chance to lie on the flax-like surface of Kōrimurimu, breathe in the sea air, look up to the sky and hear the movement of the tide below.
The final piece of City Rail Link’s Tunnel Boring Machine, Dame Whina Cooper, is now in place allowing the big underground factory to operate at full capacity on its transformational journey below Auckland.
New bilingual signs in a park bearing a name provided by mana whenua are just one of the ways Manurewa Local Board is showing pride in the area’s strong Māori identity and championing te reo Māori.
Auckland Council has appointed two new directors to the board of its council-controlled organisation, Auckland Unlimited, meaning it now has a full complement of nine members.
As the Papatoetoe tornado response officially wraps up, help and support continues to be there for those that need it.
Auckland Council and the Government have allocated $100,000 each to a Mayoral Relief Fund to support people and families experiencing hardship due to the Papatoetoe tornado.
On 1 June 2021 Auckland Council received a booking from the Speak Up for Women group, for the use of the Ellen Melville Centre on 27 June. The booking was for a meeting to discuss the government’s proposal to pass the Births Deaths Marriage and Relationships Registration Bill into law.