Published: 19 January 2021
For a fifth year in a row, Bella has topped the list of most popular dog names on Auckland Council’s dog registration list and shows no sign of waning in popularity.
Published: 17 December 2020
The plucky northern New Zealand dotterel has seen a turnaround in fortune as numbers increase steadily in the region.
Published: 16 December 2020
Put on sunblock and get outside with your canine companion this summer to explore our pick of the best beaches and reserves across Tāmaki Makaurau.
Published: 7 December 2020
While most dogs love attention, sometimes it can get too much for them – especially when there are children around.
Published: 1 December 2020
Summer rules from 1 December mean dogs are only allowed at public hotspots, such as beaches and parks, before 10am and after 5pm.
Published: 12 November 2020
While the occurrence of toxic sea slugs on Tāmaki Makaurau beaches has been sporadic over the years, Auckland Council’s Alcohol and Environmental Health Manager Mervyn Chetty says people should remain vigilant.
Published: 16 October 2020
Dog attacks in Tāmaki Makaurau are dropping as Auckland Council’s Animal Management team continues to prioritise the safety of residents and visitors.
Published: 27 August 2020
The northern end of Snells Beach will be off limits to dogs for several months to allow some of the area’s much-loved and endangered shorebirds to breed in safety.
Published: 29 July 2020
Auckland Council is reminding dog owners to take advantage of this year’s early payment registration option.
Published: 23 June 2020
Pets will now be allowed to travel on Auckland's trains following two trials and a survey of train customers.