Tāmaki Makaurau has as wealth of historic heritage places and Auckland Council wants to help preserve it.
The theme of this year’s Auckland Heritage Festival, which runs from 23 September - 8 October, is Peace, Love and Protest.
Presented by Auckland Council, the much-loved Auckland Heritage Festival returns from 23 September – 8 October with the theme of ‘Peace, Love and Protest’.
From theatres and shops to galleries and gallows, uncover history through the heritage buildings in central Auckland.
From Shakespeare's First Folio to rare maps and manuscripts, Auckland Council Libraries Heritage Collections are a treasure trove of information about our past.
Two Auckland Council-owned buildings have won big at the 2023 Auckland Architecture Awards.
Hungry for history? Food historian André Taber serves up fascinating facts about some of central Auckland’s first Chinese restaurants.
As war veteran Desmond Mitchell marks a milestone, he recalls his time in the air force during World War II.
If you’re wandering around downtown Pukekohe, you might think that Seddon Park is a pleasant enough place to stop for a rest, with its benches, trees and rose beds. What you might not realise is that the park is home to a very special tree that ca...
After painstaking restoration work, the elegant 100-year-old glasshouses at the Auckland Domain Wintergarden are about to begin a new chapter in their life.
The WW1 Memorial Beacon, recently returned to the northern side of Quay Street, is the earliest known built monument to the Great War to be erected in New Zealand.
Aucklanders wanting to preserve and enhance historic heritage places can seek funding through the Regional Historic Heritage Grant Programme which opens for funding next week.
Sixteen years in the making, Shadbolt House in Titirangi has taken a step toward becoming a writers retreat following a decision by Waitākere Ranges Local Board.
Auckland Council has agreed to support Category 2P property mitigations for homeowners affected by the severe weather events earlier this year.
Midtown construction schedule continues to build momentum while expanding scope of underground works
In a recently published update, the Auckland Council group continues to deliver positive momentum across the Midtown Regeneration Programme while building smarter across agencies.
New Zealand’s highest performing 4.3 square kilometres is seeing a return to form, with data showing growth in employment and GDP in Auckland’s city centre tracking faster than New Zealand as a whole.
It’s the coveted spot in New Zealand’s Monopoly boardgame. It’s New Zealand’s premier street. It fires up the passion of Aucklanders. It’s a dynamic place. And the lower end of Queen Street is all shiny and new and ready for you to visit.
Project aims to rid an island of rats and feral cats!
Warrants to protect biosecurity on Hauraki Gulf
Aucklanders have kept nine million kilograms of food scraps out of landfill with their new rukenga kai (food scraps) collection service.
Parks and Playgrounds
Recent water testing returned positive for leptospira (the bacteria that causes leptospirosis) at Lake Wainamu and we’re asking the public to avoid direct contact with the lake and the stream while further testing is carried out.
The Transport and Infrastructure Committee has endorsed the Time of Use Charging - Indicative Work Programme, and the creation of a joint Auckland Transport and Auckland Council programme team to progress time of use charging.