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Summer Events 27 Jan 2023

Getting to Mt Smart this weekend

Plan your journey to Elton's Farewell Yellow Brick Road concert this weekend.

Council news 27 Jan 2023

Auckland declares state of local emergency

Mayor Wayne Brown has tonight (Friday 27 January) declared a state of local emergency in the Auckland region.

Council news 26 Jan 2023

Please come home this weekend

Ahead of Auckland Anniversary and Waitangi weekends, the council, emergency responders and our partners have an important message for Aucklanders, asking them all to take care of themselves and come home safely to their friends, whānau and loved ones.

Council news 11 Jan 2023

January-February OurAuckland magazine out now

The latest issue of OurAuckland is out now, available online and delivered to homes across the region.

Council news 23 Dec 2022

Auckland Council hits back on poo-shaming

Auckland Council Pools and Leisure facilities are available to all Aucklanders to help them live active lifestyles, improve their wellbeing, and have fun.

Council news 16 Dec 2022

Auckland Council Annual Budget 2023/2024 to go for consultation

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has confirmed items for consultation for the proposed Annual Budget 2023/2024, which will go for public consultation early next year.

Media Release 7 Dec 2022

New external members appointed to Auckland Council’s Audit and Risk Committee

Auckland Council has appointed Paul Connell, Cassandra Crowley and Martin Matthews as independent members to its Audit and Risk Committee.

Council news 5 Dec 2022

First look at Auckland Council Group’s Annual Budget 2023/2024

Mayor Wayne Brown has released his draft proposal for the Auckland Council Group’s Annual Budget 2023/2024.

Community 28 Nov 2022

Funding applications open for Ngā Hapori Momoho / Thriving Communities Grants

Auckland Council’s Ngā Hapori Momoho / Thriving Communities Grants, formerly known as the Regional Community Development Grants, are open, with $295,000 available to support community-led projects that help build inclusive and vibrant communities.

Council news 21 Nov 2022

Freedom camping: what you need to know this summer

Find out about the rules for freedom camping in the Auckland region.

Community 18 Nov 2022

Do you want to protect your community from alcohol-related harm?

Positions on Auckland's District Licensing Committee are now open.

Council news 14 Nov 2022

Passionate and respected Auckland leader mourned by council whānau

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland has lost one of its most passionate and highly respected advocates with the sudden passing of Mark Franklin, Chair of Tātaki Auckland Unlimited.

Council news 7 Nov 2022

Auckland Council budget update

On Thursday 10 November, Auckland Council’s Governing Body will meet to discuss the current financial projections of the council group as part of the council’s Annual Budget process

Council news 1 Nov 2022

November-December OurAuckland magazine out now

The latest issue of OurAuckland is out now, available online and delivered to homes across the region.

Dogs 20 Oct 2022

Significant penalties imposed in three dog prosecution cases

Dog owners are reminded of their responsibilities.

Council news 19 Oct 2022

Watercare temporarily close Onehunga Water Treatment Plant

Watercare has temporarily closed the Onehunga Water Treatment Plant so it can continue to consistently meet the new drinking water regulations that take effect next month.