Go Behind the Scenes with OurAuckland

This month, OurAuckland is meeting some of the people who work 'behind the scenes' to make Tāmaki Makaurau a great place to live.

August OurAuckland out this weekend

The August issue of OurAuckland is out from 3 August in letterboxes, cafes and transport hubs, looking behind the scenes at the work taking place across Auckland.

Behind the scenes with Auckland Libraries’ heritage team

Deep in the heart of Auckland’s Central City Library is a little-known treasure trove of valuable letters, photographs, and yes, books.

Watch: Behind the scenes with Auckland Libraries’ heritage team

Deep in the heart of Auckland’s Central City Library is a little-known treasure trove of valuable letters, photographs, and yes, books.

Biosecurity and bark control - behind the scenes at Auckland Council

Find out about Auckland Council's biosecurity dogs and barking complaints teams.

Unusual calls and patient staff: behind the scenes at a council contact centre

We visit Auckland Council's contact centre in Manukau to find out about the hard-working people solving Auckland's problems.

Waste Wonderland - behind the scenes at the Mangere Wastewater Treatment Plant

WATCH: Go behind the scenes and find out where Auckland's wastewater ends up.

Watch: Safer Communities Together – preventing alcohol sales to minors

Go behind the scenes on a covert mission and meet the team who help prevent alcohol purchases to minors.

Behind the scenes: no shortage of love at Auckland's animal shelters

We go behind the scenes at Auckland Council animal shelters and speak to the staff tasked with finding forever homes for stray dogs.

Behind the scenes at Waikumete Cemetery

We meet Sheree Stout, head sexton at Waikumete Cemetery, to find out what goes on behind the scenes at Auckland's largest cemetery.

Council programme leads to a better life for two single mothers

Starting full time work at Auckland Council has been a game changer for two single mothers in south Auckland.

A land down under - behind the scenes of the CRL

OurAuckland ventures below ground to meet some of the people constructing the underground rail tunnels forming the City Rail Link.

Freedom fighter – behind the scenes with Marguerite Delbet

Marguerite Delbet, Auckland Council’s General Manager Democracy Services, has been on the ground for some of the biggest election breakthroughs in history - now she's making it her job to get Aucklanders involved in upcoming elections.