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Community 24 Jul 2024

Keeping the community safe: On patrol with the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Pacific Wardens

The Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Pacific Wardens stand strong, looking out for trouble and helping their community.

Community 15 Jul 2024

Christmas gets a bit of a boost

Santa and his mates have had a bit of Papakura Local Board help.

Beaches 9 Jul 2024

Forum welcomes Manukau Harbour stand

Auckland Council's move to put in place a strategy for improving outcomes for the Manukau Harbour have been welcomed by the Manukau Harbour Forum.

Community 5 Jul 2024

Auckland’s Tāmaki River to benefit from new wastewater pump station

Watercare’s new Dunkirk Wastewater Pump Station and the 1.4-kilometre gravity sewer main that have just gone into service.  

Transport 21 Jun 2024

Walking School Bus awards mark 25-year recognition of selfless volunteers

The Waka Waewae or Walking School Bus has become a community institution led by thousands over the past 25 years..

Cleaning up our environment 20 Jun 2024

Eco-warrior creates his own rat navy!

Row Robinson reckons Wattle Downs' rats are coming from the mangroves. so he's launched his own rodent rafts.

Auckland's Future In Progress 17 Jun 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 12 Jun 2024

Te Kōwhai Nui (The Big Yellow) safeguards marine ecosystem during Te Whau Pathway construction

Leaving minimal impact on the environment is top of mind as Auckland Council builds a new pathway.

Community 11 Jun 2024

Beautification Trust has lengthy mahi recognised

The Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust has been acknowledged for 23 years of service to Tāmaki Makaurau as it moves away from operating as a controlled-organisation of Auckland Council.

Community 10 Jun 2024

Student-led climate action initiative helps efforts to decarbonise Auckland schools

Wheels Wednesday is a winner at Meadowbank School!

Community 15 May 2024

Kōkako volunteers mark 30 years on job

Volunteers who have trekked the Hunua Ranges to conserve the last kōkako population in the mainland Auckland region have celebrated 30 years.

Beaches 10 May 2024

Forum backs Coastguard appeal

A collaborative, community-based approach will be vital in reducing the number of preventative drownings on the Manukau, Coastguard has told the Manukau Harbour Forum.

14-24 year olds 3 May 2024

Playground plans get seal of approval

Concept plans bring a playground a step closer for Belmont.

Council news 30 Apr 2024

Nathan Homestead restoration to future-proof taonga for community

"It’s important we take action now to carry out enhancements so this taonga can be used and enjoyed by locals and visitors for years to come."

Council news 26 Apr 2024

Long-term Plan attracts record community feedback

Long-term Plan attracts record community feedback.

Waste 23 Apr 2024

Less waste and more resources for DIYers

Warkworth’s Community Recycling Centre opens.