Kids / Family
With a growing population and a need to be able to plan for the future, a new plan to help guide future play improvements and spaces in the Waitākere Ranges Local Board area has been developed.
Thousands of Aucklanders try out the new Nelson Street cycleway, Te Ara I Whiti, which translates as the Lightpath.
Auckland Botanic Gardens has got you covered with bunches of ideas to stop the weeds of boredom and discontent from appearing.
Auckland Heritage Festival brings multiple events - in person and online - to the region from 26 September to 11 October 2020.
Auckland is my Playground, the popular mission-based challenge on the Goosechase app returns for the holidays.
Auckland is gearing up for a spring season of major events, a prelude to a stacked summer schedule as the region looks forward to 2021 – the region’s largest planned year of major events.
Summer wouldn’t be summer without ice cream melting all over the kids’ hands and faces. So, grab an ice cream and discover ten awe-inspiring things on Auckland’s waterfront. Some weren’t even here last summer, and some have been here for more than a century. Your walking shoes are calling.
Welcome to the place affectionately known as the wild child of Auckland’s city centre. Still edgy, diverse and authentic, Karangahape Road is now an uber-modern, smoothly functioning street.
It’s the coveted spot in New Zealand’s version of the 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.
An ambitious $1 billion climate action package to reduce carbon emissions and deliver more buses, ferries, cycling and walking and urban tree canopy is the signature policy in Mayor Phil Goff’s proposal for Auckland Council’s Annual Budget 2022/23, released today, 1 December 2021.
Auckland Council is supporting its delivery partner, Urgent Couriers, in its bid to cut inner-city emissions. The certified carbon zero courier company is aiming to take 40 to 50 tonnes of carbon emissions a year out of inner-city Auckland by replacing its city fleet of cars with electric cargo bikes. Auckland Council General Manager Corporate Support Services Robert Irvine says the council is providing them with parking and charging stations in the basement of Te Wharau o Tāmaki Auckland House.
Australasia’s biggest electric bus order has been announced and will see a further 152 battery electric buses on Auckland’s roads and will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the AT Metro bus fleet by an estimated 11 per cent per year.
Auckland's concerns with government proposal outlined.
On 16 November, the Auckland Unitary Plan rules requiring livestock on many rural properties, to be kept out of streams, rivers, wetlands and lakes in the Auckland region came into effect, five years after the Unitary Plan became operative.
Six of Auckland’s regional parks will receive Māori names that showcase and celebrate the stories of the region’s rich Māori history.
Today, 3 December is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day aimed at encouraging understanding and increasing awareness of the need to be inclusive of people with disabilities in every aspect of our political, social, economic and cultural life.
Tāmaki Makaurau is now under the Red setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework.
Consultation opens today seeking Aucklander’s views on how the government might set up a new water entity for Auckland and the northern councils.