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Summer 6 Dec 2021

Don't let grey skies spoil your summer

Across our region, there's plenty going on to keep you busy whatever the weather.

COVID-19 30 Nov 2021

Vaccination passes required at Auckland Council’s staffed facilities

Auckland Council's staffed services and facilities will require the use of vaccination passes when they reopen until at least 17 January 2022.

Community 23 Nov 2021

Consultation with elected members begins on vaccination guidelines

Auckland Council is asking for feedback from its 170 elected members over the next two weeks on draft guidelines around access to council offices and meeting spaces for those with and without COVID-19 vaccinations.

Community 17 Nov 2021

Auckland to join the ranks of international age-friendly cities

Auckland now has a new age-friendly action plan, as Auckland Council commits to supporting older Aucklanders to participate fully in their communities.

Council news 12 Nov 2021

Auckland Council achieves highest spend for Māori outcomes

Auckland Council has released the third edition of its Te Pūrongo a Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau Ngā Huanga Māori 2020-2021 / Auckland Council Group Māori Outcomes Report 2020-2021, approved by the Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee for the first time.

Community 27 Sep 2021

Auckland Council seeks feedback on new Significance and Engagement policy

Auckland Council is seeking public feedback on proposed changes to the Significance and Engagement Policy, which provides guidance on how the council receives and considers community views when making decisions.

Community 2 Sep 2021

Board commits to Puhinui plan

The Puhinui Regeneration Strategy: Te Whakaoranga o te Puhinui, has been endorsed by Manurewa Local Board and Auckland Council will be one of its founding signatories.

14-24 year olds 2 Sep 2021

Upgrade on the way for Te Puru

With improved facilities on the way for Pukekohe’s Bledisloe Park, a similar upgrade has been confirmed for Te Puru Park at Beachlands.

Climate action 13 Aug 2021

Boost for Community Climate Action funding

What bright idea does your community group need funding for?

Exhibition 4 Aug 2021

New community-led gallery now open at Auckland Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum has opened a new gallery designed to help Auckland communities share their stories.

Environmental Heroes 30 Jul 2021

Celebrating our amazing rangers

31 July is World Ranger Day and is a chance for us all to say thank you to our incredible parks people.

Community 21 Jul 2021

A community-oriented budget

Alf Filipaina is proud of everything Auckland Council has delivered with its 10-year Budget, especially the work done to strengthen the wellbeing of Tāmaki Makaurau’s communities.

Community 20 Jul 2021

Auckland Diwali Festival performer and stallholder applications open

Auckland Diwali Festival returns to Aotea Square and Queen Street for its 20th anniversary on 30-31 October this year. Registrations are now open for stallholders and performers for the upcoming festival, with festival organisers looking for Auckland’s best producers of Indian cuisine, crafts and performance.

Community 2 Jul 2021

Local board’s investment into Waitematā reflects community input

Waitematā Local Board programme of work over the coming year will benefit its diverse communities.

Environment 30 Jun 2021

Propagating the fine art of worm farms

They’re the perfect backyard tenants – quiet, respectful and they even make the very best of your food scraps.

14-24 year olds 28 Jun 2021

Trust charts path for rangatahi

Manurewa Local Board has supported Mā Te Huruhuru, a programme designed to help rangatahi into work or further education.