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Cleaning up our environment 29 Jul 2022

Auckland welcomes first Māori/Pasifika operated Community Recycling Centre

Residents who live in Onehunga and its neighbouring suburbs can now do their part to help reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.

Elections 2022 5 Aug 2022

Local elections candidate nominations closing soon

The countdown is on. In a week’s time, Aucklanders find out who will be in the running for mayor, ward councillors and local boards.

3 Dec 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.

Waste 29 Jul 2022

Nominations now open for 2022 zero waste awards

Who is your zero waste hero? Nominations for this year’s awards are open during August.

Cycling 28 Jul 2022

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.

Environment

Cleaning up our environment 9 Aug 2022

Waterways Protection Fund extended

Aotea / Great Barrier, Papakura, Franklin and Rodney, are all now part of the Regional Waterways Protection Fund.

Conservation 5 Aug 2022

Summer kaitiaki wanted for the best work environment in Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland Council is on the lookout for 20 summer rangers to join the regional parks team for a three-month paid internship this summer.

14-24 year olds 4 Aug 2022

Sale funds tagged to improve reserve

Proceeds from land sales could be used to improve Papakura parks.

Cleaning up our environment 29 Jul 2022

Auckland welcomes first Māori/Pasifika operated Community Recycling Centre

Residents who live in Onehunga and its neighbouring suburbs can now do their part to help reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.

Development

Development 15 Feb 2022

Growing Together

Like other thriving, successful cities around the world, Tāmaki Makaurau is growing. By 2048 Auckland’s population is expected to reach 2.7million. Learn more about what it all means for our city and how you can play a part.

City Centre Waterfront 19 Jul 2022

Leafy laneway, the new southern gateway to Federal Street

The Mayoral Drive end of Federal Street is now a tree-lined, pedestrian-scale, community-focused shared space. 

Auckland's Future In Progress 25 Jul 2022

Auckland’s waterfront lands multiple awards

Waterfront projects have won five awards this year, across multiple disciplines, and have been shortlisted for a further six.

Housing 4 Aug 2022

Kids paint well-wishes on TBM they’ve named: Princess Twilight Super Worm

We all have memories, however hazy, of our kindergarten days – playtime, dancing, painting, sandpit action and stories on the mat.

Climate Action

Cleaning up our environment 9 Aug 2022

Waterways Protection Fund extended

Aotea / Great Barrier, Papakura, Franklin and Rodney, are all now part of the Regional Waterways Protection Fund.

Climate action 15 Jul 2022

Cutting Auckland Council’s own emissions

They say change starts from within, and that’s the approach Auckland Council is applying to cutting its corporate carbon emissions.

Mayor 29 Jun 2022

Auckland Council adopts climate-focused Annual Budget

Auckland Council has formally adopted the Annual Budget 2022/23, locking in a bold billion-dollar package to combat the climate crisis.

Climate action 28 Jun 2022

Mission Possible: Making waves with your commute

The joys of commuting by ferry and bus in Auckland

General News

Council news 9 Aug 2022

Auckland’s recycling takes a step into the future

The sorting of Auckland’s household recyclables is about to take a big step up with Visy’s recycling sorting facility getting an upgrade.

Conservation 5 Aug 2022

Summer kaitiaki wanted for the best work environment in Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland Council is on the lookout for 20 summer rangers to join the regional parks team for a three-month paid internship this summer.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 1 Aug 2022

Missing tsunami sirens on the west coast

Five tsunami sirens have been vandalised or stolen at Piha since May 2022, along with one at Karekare.