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Community 27 Nov 2015

Pilot of all-access restrooms in council offices planned

As a way of acknowledging the diversity of Auckland Council's staff and visitors and their individual needs, the council is looking into a pilot programme to introduce ‘all-access’ restrooms.

Environment 24 Nov 2015

Preparing Auckland for rising sea levels

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has released a report on sea level rise, with recommendations for an overhaul of the way New Zealand is preparing for the impacts of climate change.

Environment 24 Nov 2015

Port Future Study consultants appointed

A group of independent consultants has been chosen to identify and evaluate options for the long-term future of Auckland’s port.

Beaches 24 Nov 2015

Auckland swimming beaches among safest in world

Auckland Council’s water quality monitoring programme, Safeswim, begins for the season.

Parks / Outdoors 24 Nov 2015

Photo gallery: Waikumete wildflowers

Throughout historic Waikumete Cemetery, summer wildflowers bloom.

Environment 24 Nov 2015

Clean record at Westhaven Marina 

Westhaven Marina has been re-certified under the Clean Marina programme.

Community 24 Nov 2015

Winning the battle against graffiti vandalism   

Incidents of tagging have reduced since the council's graffiti vandalism prevention service was set up.

Transport 24 Nov 2015

Five years of progress in Franklin

Franklin Local Board has taken the bull by the horns and delivered some great local wins in its first five years.

Events53 Results

04 Mar 2024 - 10 May 2024

Pest Free South Auckland Moth Plant Pod Competition

Get out into nature, do your bit to help te taiao and be in to win.

25 Jan 2024 - 30 Apr 2024

Remembering Jacqui Geux Exhibition

This pop-up exhibition invites visitors to gain a new appreciation for the wildlife of Aotearoa f...

19 Apr 2024

Poi Keyring Workshop

Come learn how to make your very own poi keyring, made out of recycled fabrics.

19 Apr 2024

Secrets of the Sea with Auckland Zoo - Pakuranga Library

Join our Conservation Learning team to connect to ngā taonga ō te moana and consider how you can...

19 Apr 2024 - 20 Apr 2024

Trash Fashion Workshop and Fashion Runway

This is your time to shine and show them in Epsom Library runway.

15 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Secrets Under The Sea: April School Holiday Events at Avondale Library

Come along for exciting school holiday activities.

13 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Manukau Library School Holidays

Join us for a series of events these school holidays.

20 Apr 2024 - 25 May 2024

Green Clinics Autumn 2024

Birkenhead Library has partnered with some amazing local experts to facilitate weekly Green Clini...