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Kids / Family

14-24 year olds 2 Sep 2021

Upgrade on the way for Te Puru

With improved facilities on the way for Pukekohe’s Bledisloe Park, a similar upgrade has been confirmed for Te Puru Park at Beachlands.

Kids / Family 28 Jul 2021

Setting the stage for the future of play in the Waitākere Ranges area

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.

14-24 year olds 24 Jun 2021

New basketball court opens in the Bays

It’s time to shoot hoops at the new 3x3 court located at Freyberg Park, Browns Bay.

14-24 year olds 24 Jun 2021

Tamariki prepare for challenge

Youngsters from across Manurewa are training for their Te Rima 101 challenge.

Cycling 3 Dec 2020

Aucklanders flock to new magenta pathway into the city

Thousands of Aucklanders try out the new Nelson Street cycleway, Te Ara I Whiti, which translates as the Lightpath.

Kids / Family 3 Dec 2020

Staying safe in the sun at the playground

How do we stay safe in the sun, while having fun? Our head of Parks provides some tips to avoid sunburn while at the playground.

Parks / Outdoors 4 Nov 2020

The gems on our doorstep

Explore the abundance of hidden gems across Tāmaki Makaurau, support Auckland’s recovery and make the most of everything our region has to offer.

Parks / Outdoors 9 Oct 2020

Auckland Botanic Gardens blossoming with ideas for families

Auckland Botanic Gardens has got you covered with bunches of ideas to stop the weeds of boredom and discontent from appearing.

Kids / Family 6 Oct 2020

Auckland Heritage Festival embraces our journeys

Celebrations of Auckland’s rich and vibrant heritage will abound in October with events across the region.

Heritage 22 Sep 2020

Auckland Heritage Festival whispers city's secrets

Auckland Heritage Festival brings multiple events - in person and online - to the region from 26 September to 11 October 2020.

Kids / Family 21 Sep 2020

Bringing the spring bounce to your holidays with Goosechase

Auckland is my Playground, the popular mission-based challenge on the Goosechase app returns for the holidays.

Cultural 6 Jul 2020

Auckland events scene stacked for spring and summer

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.

Playgrounds 6 Jul 2020

10 Auckland playgrounds you won't want to miss

Where in Auckland can you find a rocket, volcano, pyramid, tree hut or real-life snakes and ladders?

Community 24 Jun 2020

Volunteer and take climate action today

Auckland Council partners with many groups and organisations across Tāmaki Makaurau that offer volunteer opportunities to support climate change action.

Cultural 12 Jun 2020

Tō tātou tuakiri Māori: Celebrating Māori identity

In June, we’re celebrating and participating in Auckland’s thriving Māori identity.