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Beaches 10 Sep 2021

New vehicle management measures for Muriwai Beach

Auckland Council’s Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee has approved the introduction of a range of measures to better manage and control motorised vehicles accessing Te Oneone Rangatira / Muriwai Beach.

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.

Environment 10 Mar 2021

Connecting with our seas during Seaweek

Aucklanders have an appreciation of their environment and enjoy a strong connection to the sea. But with enjoyment comes a sense of responsibility.

Beaches 23 Feb 2021

Prediction and planning – coastal erosion in Tāmaki Makaurau

Updated information about coastal erosion and coastal hazards is now available.

Environment 2 Feb 2021

Another piece of the stormwater puzzle arrives in Auckland

The St Marys Bay water quality project reaches another milestone with the arrival of a 460m long marine outlet pipe.

Beaches 22 Dec 2020

Five sheltered beaches for little ones

With rock pools, shelly bays and pōhutukawa-fringed paddling pools, the region offers a wealth of kid-friendly seaside experiences. OurAuckland visits beaches especially good for young families.

Beaches 18 Dec 2020

Dotterels turn around declining numbers, for now

The plucky northern New Zealand dotterel has seen a turnaround in fortune as numbers increase steadily in the region.

Summer 7 Dec 2020

Top beaches and reserves to walk your dog in this summer

With summer in full swing, it's time for you and your four-legged friend to get out and feel the sand under your paws.

Beaches 3 Dec 2020

Best Auckland beaches to explore this summer

We’ve picked some of our favourite beaches to visit while the weather is warm.

Beaches 7 Aug 2020

Safeswim takes another international award

Global Water Intelligence today awarded Auckland Council’s Safeswim programme a coveted Global Water Award.

Environment 26 May 2020

Ambitious goals for ailing Hauraki Gulf

The Hauraki Gulf Forum yesterday adopted an updated set of ambitious goals for the Gulf.

Beaches 14 May 2020

Co-Chairs to lead Hauraki Gulf Forum

Hauraki Gulf Forum appoints co-chairs to lead the way.

Parks / Outdoors 19 Mar 2020

100 ways to maintain your well-being with parks

Parks are an incredible way to improve our well-being, so here are 100 ideas to get you started.

Beaches 27 Feb 2020

Download the 2020 Hauraki Gulf Marine Park poster

Hauraki Gulf Marine Park poster celebrates the diversity of life in Auckland’s big blue backyard.

Environment 31 Jan 2020

A deeper dive into Safeswim

Ever wondered how our Safeswim programme works? Take a peek at what happens behind the scenes in our water quality testing teams.

Environment 29 Jan 2020

El Nino may put water tanks at risk

Rainwater tank owners are urged to conserve water, despite a wet start to the year.