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Housing 7 Jan 2016

NZ’s largest new town taking shape

Flat Bush (Ormiston) is New Zealand's largest and most comprehensively planned new town. Check out the progress and see what's coming up.

Parks / Outdoors 17 Dec 2015

Road closures on Maungawhau (Mt Eden)

To enable essential road and carpark upgrades, Puhi Huia Road on Maungawhau / Mt Eden will be closed to all motor vehicles including tour buses for a few days this week and next week.

Environment 17 Dec 2015

Oma rāpeti! Protecting our maunga from pests

The Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral mountains) or volcanic cones represent some of the most significant cultural, archaeological and geological places in Auckland.

Parks / Outdoors 17 Dec 2015

New changing facilities open at Sister Rene Shadbolt Park

The New Lynn Suburbs Rugby Club has a new toilet and changing rooms facility thanks to a partnership between the club and Whau Local Board.

Parks / Outdoors 15 Dec 2015

Oprah loves Tāmaki Makaurau

Internationally renowned talk show host Oprah Winfrey has taken a moment to relax in some of Auckland’s most beautiful parklands.

Arts 15 Dec 2015

Sculptor of the Week – Marte Szirmay

Auckland-based artist Marte Szirmay’s sculpture, Seek, is an acquisition award winner, for the permanent collection at Auckland Botanic Gardens.

Rates 11 Dec 2015

Ask Auckland Council – but not about everything!

If in doubt, ask Auckland Council. That seems to be the thought of many Aucklanders who, when they’re in an unusual or sticky situation, believe the council will have the answer.

Plans / Projects 11 Dec 2015

Mayor’s proposal for Annual Plan 2016/2017 focuses on stability

Auckland Mayor Len Brown on 10 December presented his proposal for the council's 2016/2017 Annual Plan, placing a focus on financial stability.