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Heritage 18 May 2023

Attend a HeritageTalks session and learn the history of Auckland’s Chinese restaurants

Hungry for history? Food historian André Taber serves up fascinating facts about some of central Auckland’s first Chinese restaurants.

Community 18 May 2023

Funding supports regional arts and culture and community wellbeing

Auckland Council’s Planning, Environment and Parks Committee has approved 37 applications for grants totalling $661,130 through the Regional Arts and Culture grants programme and Ngā Hapori Momoho/Thriving Communities grants programme. 

Community 9 May 2023

Ecobulb home energy saver project a winner

Auckland Council has partnered with energy-efficient lightbulb producers Ecobulb to help struggling Auckland households save on their power bills.

Community 5 May 2023

Police recognition for hard-working staffer

Auckland Council staffer recognised by Police for work to keep beach safe over summer.

Community 2 May 2023

South urged to speak up on transport needs

Residents from across the south of then city are being encouraged to play a part in deciding transport priorities.

Anzac Day 20 Apr 2023

Anzac Day reflecting red for remembrance

Auckland Council and the Auckland RSA (Returned Services Association) have come together to provide opportunities for all Aucklanders to honour military veterans this Anzac Day.

Community 20 Apr 2023

Boards find better ways to work together

Auckland's southern local boards are coming together to co-operate in areas where their interests are shared.

Community 19 Apr 2023

May is Africa Month: ‘Afrika is everywhere, Afrika is all of us’

With support from the city centre targeted rate, Auckland Council is providing a platform for the food, fashion, art, dance and music of Aucklanders whose roots are found in the richly colourful cultures of the African continent.

Community 18 Apr 2023

Manurewa Community Recycling Centre’s zero waste mission

Looking for second-hand goods, repair workshops or sustainable living advice? Manurewa Community Recycling Centre is your eco-friendly one-stop shop.

Anzac Day 12 Apr 2023

“No one wins at war”: Military memories of a 100-year-old WWII veteran

As war veteran Desmond Mitchell marks a milestone, he recalls his time in the air force during World War II.

Community 30 Mar 2023

Holiday break fun with Auckland Council

If you’re wondering what to do to keep the family busy and entertained, we’ve got you covered. Auckland Council has a raft of holidays activities catering to a range of ages.

14-24 year olds 27 Mar 2023

Botanic Gardens become a classroom

Hundreds of children have taken part in Eye on Nature learning sessions.

Community 23 Mar 2023

Tuia rangatahi all in place

Six rangatahi Māori – including five wāhine toa - have filled the Tuia mentoring positions made available by the city’s southern local boards.

Jon Turner has returned as Manukau Harbour Forum chair.
Community 22 Mar 2023

Turner returns to Manukau Harbour Forum

Experienced Manukau Harbour guardians Jon Turner and Alan Cole have been returned as chair and deputy of Auckland Council’s Manukau Harbour Forum.

Community 16 Mar 2023

Three ways to experience different cultures in Auckland

Check out these great ways to experience Auckland's incredible cultural diversity across the region.