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Free 31 Oct 2017

Four surprisingly cool waste-wise things to do this winter

Check out some of these easy, fun ideas that'll also help save the planet.

Development 14 Sep 2017

How you can help the bees

Bees are an endlessly fascinating part of our ecosystem.

Arts 14 Jul 2017

Explore your Auckland

Did you know that Auckland is full of great things to do? There are adventures for kids of all ages – from parks and playgrounds, to pools, leisure centres and libraries, all run or looked after by Auckland Council.

Community 12 Jul 2017

Enjoy your Ōtara

Did you know that Ōtara and its surrounding area is full of great things to do? From parks and playgrounds, to pools, leisure centres and libraries, all run or looked after by Auckland Council.

Arts 3 Jul 2017

Karangahape Road goes bananas

In the works Don’t Dream it’s Over, artist Janet Lilo has used her striking banana motif and sharp neon elements to illustrate Karangahape Road’s melting pot of history, cultural heritage and community diversity.

Sports / Leisure 20 Mar 2017

Celebrate Stanmore Bay Pool and Leisure Centre's upgrade

The recently upgraded centre is holding a fun-filled family open day, with group fitness class tasters, pool inflatables for the kids, free health checks and more.

Playgrounds 2 Mar 2017

Playground review: New-look playground for Pukekohe

This beloved play area has been given a refresh, but don't worry – the Roktopus is still there, along with all the other old favourites.

Beaches 22 Feb 2017

Five free places for a fun family day out

We’ve picked some of our favourite Auckland spots to take the family and make the most of the last few weeks of warm weather.

14-24 year olds 21 Feb 2017

Playground review: Mission Bay

Located in Selwyn Reserve next to one of Auckland's most famous beaches, this playground is a very popular spot all year round.

14-24 year olds 14 Feb 2017

Playground review: Tui Glen Reserve

This treetop-themed playground in Henderson is a true destination and is often buzzing with kids.

Community 20 Dec 2016

Playground review: Fun for littlies in Herne Bay

The play equipment at Salisbury Reserve is perfect for smaller children, particularly preschoolers or younger.

Educational 14 Nov 2016

Discover Auckland's wetlands

Discover a world of wonderful wet places, perfect for walks, boating, canoeing, bird watching and fishing.

Cycling 18 Oct 2016

Get your passport to a Great Ride

The top 10 most scenic bike rides in the Auckland region have been just been revealed in Auckland Transport’s Great Ride Passports.

Community 30 Sep 2016

Regional Facilities' team readies City Mission lunch

Staff from the Auckland Conventions Venues & Events team are preparing to host the annual Auckland City Mission Christmas lunch.

Development 1 Jun 2016

Get free eco-design advice to make your home warm and healthy

Auckland Council’s eco design advisors offer free, in-home consultations on how to make your home healthier and more energy efficient.

Community 12 Jan 2016

10 quirky titles in your library

Check out this list of some of the more zany, offbeat book titles at Auckland Libraries.