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Council news 17 Apr 2024

Animal Management targets Conifer Grove dog attacks on cats

Auckland Council’s Animal Management officers focussed efforts on uplifting nuisance and roaming dogs in Conifer Grove, Takanini, following a spate of recent attacks on cats in the area.

Environment 17 Apr 2024

Five ways to get involved this Earth Day and help the planet

Earth Day is celebrated on 22 April and is a time to reflect on ways we can protect our natural environment and preserve it for future generations.

Council news 17 Apr 2024

$1 million boost for Tāmaki Makaurau arts and culture

44 arts groups and artists will receive support throughout the year ahead to help them deliver a smorgasbord of creative events and activities across Tāmaki Makaurau.

Transport 16 Apr 2024

People Powered Streets in Kelston

Auckland Transport (AT) is working with communities to design street changes that will inform future permanent changes to their streets.

Auckland's Future In Progress 16 Apr 2024

‘Together for Tāmaki Makaurau’ gains momentum in making the city centre safer

From increased CityWatch patrols to the establishment of the City Centre Safety Plan, a series of new initiatives aimed at improving safety in the city centre are underway.

Recovery

Emergency Recovery 11 Apr 2024

Why does Auckland flood?

Auckland Council has launched a two-minute video explaining why Tāmaki Makaurau floods.

Emergency Recovery 11 Apr 2024

Categorisation update – 11 April

Welcome to our fortnightly update on recovery categorisation, buyout and assessment progress.

Emergency Recovery 11 Apr 2024

Supporting tenants through storm recovery

As property assessments continue across Auckland following major storms in early 2023, the Tāmaki Makaurau Recovery Office is reminding tenants that there is support available for them too.

Emergency Recovery 10 Apr 2024

A ‘deep dive’ into Category 2P

Your Category 2P questions answered.

Development News

City Centre Waterfront 27 Mar 2024

New city centre upgrades begin, in co-ordinated sequence of transformational change

Auckland’s city centre continues to transform into a greener, safer, more vibrant and better-connected place.

Auckland's Future In Progress 16 Apr 2024

‘Together for Tāmaki Makaurau’ gains momentum in making the city centre safer

From increased CityWatch patrols to the establishment of the City Centre Safety Plan, a series of new initiatives aimed at improving safety in the city centre are underway.

Council news 15 Apr 2024

Collaboration brings cruise visitors to Wynyard Quarter’s doorstep

Cruise visitors arriving into Auckland this month will have the opportunity to use a free return City Link Bus voucher to visit Wynyard Quarter.

Council news 2 Apr 2024

Wynyard Crossing Bridge preventative maintenance underway

The Wynyard Crossing Bridge is needing extensive maintenance work so it can operate more reliably and to address potential safety risks.

Our Environment

Environment 17 Apr 2024

Five ways to get involved this Earth Day and help the planet

Earth Day is celebrated on 22 April and is a time to reflect on ways we can protect our natural environment and preserve it for future generations.

Pest Free 2 Apr 2024

Add diversity to your garden with native plants

Having backyards planted with natives across Tāmaki Makaurau is good for the movement and survival of native birds, insects and lizards and it helps mitigate the effects of flooding.

Climate action 2 Apr 2024

Auckland Council boosts access to energy coaching scheme

Energy advisors helping families to save energy.

Parks and Playgrounds

Parks / Outdoors 12 Apr 2024

Kate van der Drift announced as Auckland Council’s 2024 Artist in Residence

Auckland Council has selected Kate van der Drift as the 2024 Artist in Residence, she will take up her residency in Waitawa Regional Park later this year.

Walkways 8 Apr 2024

Five short all-weather walks in Auckland

Don't let the weather dampen your spirits! Come rain or shine, these five short walks across Auckland are great for the whole family.

Parks / Outdoors 3 Apr 2024

Four stunning sunset spots in Auckland

With its beaches, maunga and grassy reserves, you’re spoilt for choice with spots in Tāmaki Makaurau where you can turn to the west and enjoy a magical sky on a fine evening.

Parks / Outdoors 2 Apr 2024

Five Auckland camping spots you may not have heard of

So, you’ve earned your beginner’s camping badges. Now it’s time to head off the beaten track and try some of Auckland’s most idyllic and secluded camping spots.

Transport News

Transport 16 Apr 2024

People Powered Streets in Kelston

Auckland Transport (AT) is working with communities to design street changes that will inform future permanent changes to their streets.

Council news 15 Apr 2024

Collaboration brings cruise visitors to Wynyard Quarter’s doorstep

Cruise visitors arriving into Auckland this month will have the opportunity to use a free return City Link Bus voucher to visit Wynyard Quarter.

Council news 2 Apr 2024

Wynyard Crossing Bridge preventative maintenance underway

The Wynyard Crossing Bridge is needing extensive maintenance work so it can operate more reliably and to address potential safety risks.

Council news 25 Mar 2024

Connecting Auckland: A People First Approach

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is home to 33 percent of New Zealand’s total population.

Waste Updates

Zero Waste 22 Mar 2024

Devonport CRC launches Zero Waste educational play space for kids

Where most adults see a pile of junk, children see a pile of potential.

Waste 18 Mar 2024

Larger family bins offered with proposed fortnightly rubbish collection

Auckland Council is reassuring larger families that its proposal to move from weekly to fortnightly rubbish collections offers options for larger households to manage their waste needs.

Waste 8 Mar 2024

Changes proposed for Auckland’s waste handling as region moves closer to zero waste target

Changes are being proposed for the way Auckland’s waste is managed in a determined effort to conserve resources, protect our environment and move closer to zero waste by 2040 – it’s now time for Aucklanders to have their say.  

Waste 17 Jan 2024

New standards to recycle right

Auckland residents may need to brush up on their recycling etiquette as new national standards come into effect on 1 February 2024.