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Council news 12 Apr 2024

$1 million boost for Tāmaki Makaurau arts and culture

Forty-four arts groups and artists will receive support throughout the year ahead to help them deliver a smorgasbord of creative events and activities across Tāmaki Makaurau.

Council news 9 Apr 2024

Animal Management targets Conifer Grove dog attacks on cats

Auckland Council’s Animal Management officers focussed efforts on uplifting nuisance and roaming dogs in Conifer Grove, Takanini, following a spate of recent attacks on cats in the area.

Council news 2 Apr 2024

Wynyard Crossing Bridge preventative maintenance underway

The Wynyard Crossing Bridge is needing extensive maintenance work so it can operate more reliably and to address potential safety risks.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 28 Mar 2024

Tsunami siren testing at Ōrewa on Sunday 7 April

Ōrewa is the only location in the Auckland region which has tsunami sirens following the deactivation of sirens at other sites in December 2023.

Council news 27 Mar 2024

Auckland Council welcomes MBIE review of boarding house safety

Auckland Council's response to the findings of MBIE's 'Operation Magazine', review which followed the 2023 Loafer's Lodge fire

Council news 25 Mar 2024

Connecting Auckland: A People First Approach

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is home to 33 percent of New Zealand’s total population.

Council news 25 Mar 2024

Fire season changes for Auckland mainland and parts of Hauraki Gulf

Open fire season for mainland Auckland and a change in restrictions for the Hauraki Gulf Islands is now in place.

Climate action 24 Mar 2024

Being prepared for severe weather is part of our plan

This year’s Long-term Plan proposes significant additional investment to specifically reduce flooding and land stability risk.

Council news 21 Mar 2024

Te Whau Pathway: video gives sneak peek at construction project

The vision for Aucklanders to safely travel between the Waitematā and Manukau harbours on a continuous pathway for pedestrians and cyclists is taking shape.

Council news 20 Mar 2024

Milford to Takapuna Walkway

A section of the walkway is closed. A road-based detour is available.

Waste 18 Mar 2024

Larger family bins offered with proposed fortnightly rubbish collection

Auckland Council is reassuring larger families that its proposal to move from weekly to fortnightly rubbish collections offers options for larger households to manage their waste needs.

Council news 15 Mar 2024

Classic Kiwi bach among Auckland Council’s Regional Historic Heritage Grant recipients

The bach is one of 27 projects funded through the grant.

Council news 14 Mar 2024

Vibrant events for Tāmaki Makaurau supported by Auckland Council

An exciting range of arts and sports events received funding through the Regional Events Fund grants programme.

Council news 12 Mar 2024

Auckland boosts water storage capacity by 45 million litres

Today the equivalent of 18 Olympic-sized swimming pools is being added to Auckland’s treated water storage capacity as a $60 million new reservoir goes into service.

Council news 12 Mar 2024

Caton Road Water Rescue

When Auckland Transport (AT) was contacted by a resident of Caton Road, Waitākere, who had news that a number of residents were about to run out of tank water, the team took immediate action.