As we move to recovery, select areas within Te Rau Pūriri Regional Park and parts of the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park will be re-opening on Saturday 1 April.
Free drop off for flood-related waste at Auckland’s participating waste facilities and free kerbside collections of flood-damaged household items finishes on Tuesday 14 March.
Auckland Emergency Management is transitioning from response to recovery as National States of Emergency have ended for some regions, including Auckland.
Nearly all buildings impacted by Cyclone Gabrielle in Tāmaki Makaurau have now been assessed by our rapid building assessments team. Assessments continue today in Karekare after heavy rain at the weekend caused further slips.
Auckland Council is undertaking rapid building assessments across Tāmaki Makaurau to determine whether a building is safe to occupy and whether it poses a safety risk to others. Get more information on inspections here.
Three out of six regional parks across Auckland closed due to damage are set to reopen from Wednesday 1 March.
Residents across Auckland are being reminded to stay vigilant as more thunderstorms and heavy rain has been forecasted for today.
Aucklanders are being encouraged to make the most of the currently fine weather to continue with the big clean-up, ahead of more potential rain on the way.
A slow-moving front brought heavy rain and thunderstorms to the north of the Auckland region on Friday night.
Auckland Emergency Management is urging Aucklanders to be vigilant and to have a plan in place as heavy downpours start to cross the region.
We are now into day 27 of our response to last month’s flood and Cyclone Gabrielle and our focus remains on supporting communities throughout Tāmaki Makaurau.
“It has been almost four weeks since the emergency response was first activated, when Tāmaki Makaurau was hit with devastating floods. Two weeks later, Auckland and the rest of the country responded to Cyclone Gabrielle.
Auckland Council encourages everyone to please use caution when visiting parks, especially around trees following damage caused by Cyclone Gabrielle.
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.
Aucklanders have backed Auckland Council’s draft strategy for how the city should grow over the next 30 years with more than 10,000 giving feedback
Auckland Transport (AT) has developed proposals to improve our public transport system over the next eight years.
Progress made but more action needed to accelerate delivery of Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan
Severe weather events like the Auckland Anniversary Floods and Cyclone Gabrielle show the devastating impacts of climate change – and the importance of climate action.
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council have partnered to deliver Te Wharekura, a project which celebrates the cultural richness of Te Waitematā, and aims to inspire its protection.
The Auckland Water Strategy (2022 – 2050) is Auckland Council’s 30-year approach to water, guided by the vision te mauri o te wai, that the life-sustaining capacity of Auckland’s water is protected and enhanced.
Parks and Playgrounds
Auckland Council has purchased 1.6 hectares (4 acres) of land on Hill Road in Manurewa to extend the iconic Auckland Botanic Gardens and protect access to this treasured park.
Looking for a cardio boost? These walking tracks across Auckland have hills, bumps, stairs and more to get your heart racing while taking in panoramic views.
With everything from handcycles and wheelchair bikes to trishaws and tandems, Bike Auckland’s TryACycle events are putting the spotlight on accessible cycling.