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17 Aug 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.

5 Oct 2021

Together At Home

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

10 Sep 2021

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 20 Oct 2021

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 22 Sep 2021

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 21 Sep 2021

Transport in Auckland under Alert Level 3

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

Auckland's Future In Progress 22 Sep 2021

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

Waste 20 Oct 2021

Learn to Live Lightly

Aucklanders are discovering new and simple ways to lower their carbon footprint and save money using tools from Live Lightly.

Environment 19 Oct 2021

Meet Auckland's eco heroes

Not all heroes wear capes - many wear gumboots and carry traps. They are our eco heroes, people in our community who work to protect Auckland’s natural spaces and resources.

Environment 19 Oct 2021

Getting to Pest Free Auckland 2050

Getting to Pest Free Auckland 2050 will require effort from the whole community.

Environment 19 Oct 2021

The race to save the mighty kauri

Kauri is one of our most important native species – here’s how Auckland Council is helping to protect it.

Development

Development 19 Oct 2021

Zoning rules not the main constraint on housing says Mayor Goff

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the council backs the government’s objective of building more homes more quickly and the need for intensive development as the city grows.

City Rail Link 19 Oct 2021

Breakthrough: Karangahape welcomes Dame Whina Cooper

Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL) is celebrating a mighty milestone with its powerful Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM), Dame Whina Cooper, breaking through today into the Karangahape Station construction site at the end of its 860-metre-long journey from Mt Eden. 

Development 29 Sep 2021

Global spotlight on Northcote Town Centre regeneration

The regeneration of the Northcote Town Centre has been the focus of students and universities from across the globe as part of the C40 Students Reinventing Cities competition.

Auckland's Future In Progress 28 Sep 2021

Auckland Council lists $133million cluster of projects to regenerate midtown

Auckland Council and Auckland Transport have unveiled their midtown programme, describing the area as: ‘a part of Auckland where our history, art and culture can be seen and heard and will spill out into public life; where people choose to spend time and socialise; a place that is attractive and feels inclusive and safe.’

Discover Auckland

At Home 26 Aug 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.

At Home 16 Sep 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.

Arts 13 Aug 2021

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 12 Aug 2021

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

Council news 18 Oct 2021

Mark Darrow appointed to AT Board

New member brings hands-on transport and climate action experience to board.

Dogs 18 Oct 2021

More Auckland dog owners doing the right thing

Dog registration is up in Tāmaki Makaurau as Auckland Council releases its 2020/2021 Animal Management Annual Report.

Council news 17 Oct 2021

Auckland Council to review water restrictions this week

A recommendation by Watercare to lift Auckland’s outdoor water restrictions will be considered by the Auckland Council’s governing body at an extraordinary meeting on Thursday, 21 October.

Council news 15 Oct 2021

Care advised for vehicles accessing Muriwai Beach

Muriwai Beach is once again open for vehicle access as part of the COVID-19 alert level step change, but drivers are reminded that rules must be followed for the safety of other beach users – and that Auckland is still in Alert Level 3 (Step 1).