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Parks / Outdoors 13 Mar 2017

Auckland Council parks among best in the world

Auckland Council has received 11 prestigious Green Flag Awards, which recognise excellence in park management in terms of community involvement, public safety, maintenance and sustainability.

14-24 year olds 7 Mar 2017

Playground review: New and improved Western Park

This Freemans Bay hot spot is perfect for kids of all ages, from toddlers to mid-teens.

Parks / Outdoors 7 Mar 2017

Monte Cecilia School costs released

In this update, the council confirms the cost paid for approximately 20 properties which have been progressively acquired for the expansion of Monte Cecilia Park.

Housing 6 Mar 2017

Puketāpapa advocates to retain Liston Village

Hillsborough's Liston Village, home to 25 retirement units, should stay, Puketāpapa Local Board says.

Kids / Family 2 Mar 2017

7 of the best: Auckland playgrounds

With more sunny months ahead, we take a look at some of the top spots to stop and play for an hour . . . or two.

14-24 year olds 28 Feb 2017

Playground review: Te Rangi Hiroa

Challenge yourself on the obstacle course or practice your basketball skills at this must-see park in Ranui.

Environment 24 Feb 2017

Western Springs a pocket of calm for city-dwellers

Western Springs is much loved by Aucklanders and visitors for its beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife, says Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor Mike Lee.

Parks / Outdoors 24 Feb 2017

Meet student park ranger Ellice

Ellice is in her final year studying for a Bachelor of Science, majoring in conservation and environmental science. She is one of the Auckland Council 2016/2017 student park rangers and says the highlight of her summer has been gecko monitoring.

Events32 Results

27 Apr 2024

Bird monitoring workshop

Birds are often great species that show the positive impacts of other controls.

13 Apr 2024 - 25 May 2024

Breeze Sailings

Set sail on your next adventure aboard Breeze, a traditional wooden brigantine similar to vessels...

13 Jan 2024 - 27 Apr 2024

Kids Learn 2 Ride

Our kid's learn-to-ride courses are a great way for your child to try out some different bikes pr...

11 Nov 2023 - 25 May 2024

Beach volleyball series in Mission Bay

Our Beach Volleyball series in Mission Bay will brighten your Summer.

30 Sep 2023 - 27 Apr 2024

Pop Up Play - Myers Park

pot the water spouts, playful public art and even poetry.

29 Apr 2024 - 03 May 2024

Earthworkers: Regenerative Horticulture 101

Earthworkers is an education programme that focuses on the ability of plants to heal the planet,...

02 May 2024 - 04 May 2024

Food Truck Round Up 2024

Enjoy live music, atmospheric lighting, and cosy heaters and blankets to keep everyone warm.

03 May 2024

Introduction to pest plants (weeds) bilingual workshop

Join pest plant experts at our free introductory pest plant workshop delivered in Mandarin and En...