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Community 13 Jul 2023

It’s your place, your voice! Local Board Plans consultation open

It’s more important than ever to speak up and help shape the future of your community, as each of Auckland’s 21 local boards release their three-year plans for feedback.

Community 5 Jul 2023

Blockhouse Bay Intermediate students working to protect their school and build connections

Students building connections between school and community environments

Kids / Family 30 Jun 2023

Engage all five senses with activities to soothe the soul

Let your five senses take you on an adventure to discover the sights, sounds, smells, textures and tastes of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Akl Paths 27 Jun 2023

Where to for Manukau Harbour shorelines?

Public input is sought into Shoreline Adaptation Plans that will inform the management of large sections of coastline along the Manukau Harbour for the next 100 years.

14-24 year olds 26 Jun 2023

Young environmental leaders step up

Young environmental leaders have attended a sustainability wānanga.

Community 22 Jun 2023

Town's murals paint a path forward

Murals added to the Pukekohe streetscape recognise the area's difficult past.

Environment 19 Jun 2023

Franklin updates its pesky plant poster

Now you download a copy of the Franklin Local Board weed wanted list.

Community 19 Jun 2023

Celebrating our amazing volunteers

Auckland Council is celebrating the thousands of people who volunteer for the council whānau and our communities during Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu National Volunteer Week, 18-24 June.

Parks / Outdoors 19 Jun 2023

Six bucket list ideas for exploring Auckland

Make exploring Auckland even more fun by making a bucket list of adventures and challenges to check off, from chasing waterfalls to climbing every mountain.

Matariki 15 Jun 2023

Aucklanders share their Matariki celebrations

Matariki Festival ki Tāmaki Makaurau is on its way, so get amongst the action happening in your community and take the time to reflect, celebrate and look to the future.

Community 14 Jun 2023

Little ones go large in moth plant hunt

Pest Free South Auckland's moth plant hunters have made a mountain of difference.

Community 6 Jun 2023

Southern boards back business

Business Improvement District rates have been put forward in Franklin, Manurewa and Papakura.

Kids / Family 31 May 2023

Four all-weather indoor activities to keep the kids entertained

Too wet and cold to go to the park? These fun indoor activities are sure to keep the kids entertained when the weather isn't playing ball.

Environment 31 May 2023

Attend a community tree planting day – it’s good for you and the planet

If you’re looking for a new way to boost your wellbeing, participating in a community tree planting day is a great option.

Community 30 May 2023

Budget 23 extends Auckland Council’s Ngā Puna Pūkenga programme

Budget 2023 has further invested in Auckland Council’s Ngā Puna Pūkenga (NPP) initiative.

Community 29 May 2023

Manukau Harbour Forum plans to plant

Manukau Harbour Forum will use unspent funds to buy native plants to improve the harbour's health.