Our words of the week for Rāhina, te 25 o Hakihea are
Meri Kirihimete: Merry Christmas
Summer opening hours
Service centres and local board offices
All Auckland Council service centres and local board offices close at noon on Friday 22 December and reopen on Monday 8 January. Service centres and local board offices will be closed on Monday 29 January for Auckland Anniversary.
Visit the Auckland Council website for information on all council services and facilities. If you can’t find the answer to your questions, our 24-hour call centre is open throughout the holiday period. Just call 09 301 0101.
Pools and leisure centres
Visit Auckland Leisure or call 09 301 0101 for details of closing times and holiday programmes.
Auckland Council libraries
All libraries except Botany Library will be closed on 25 December, 26 December, 1 January and 2 January.
Check the Auckland Libraries website for full details
Botany Library will be closed on 25 December and open throughout the holiday period with hours aligned to the Botany Town Centre shopping centre hours. See the Botany Town Centre website for details.
Great Barrier Island Library will be closed from noon on Friday 22 December to Sunday 7 January.
Extended loans will apply to all borrowed items from the end of November to mid-January.
Mobile libraries will be closed from December 23, with regular schedules resuming on 8 January 2018.