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Parks / Outdoors 22 Apr 2016

Watching grass grow in Aotea Square

The grass in Aotea Square has been removed and is set to be replaced with Ready Lawn after the surface has been restored and levelled.

Community 14 Apr 2016

Pest-free homecoming for tiny robins

The birdsong of the native North Island robins, or toutouwai, will once again fill Shakespear Open Sanctuary following the release of the first pairs into their new pest-free home.

Beaches 12 Apr 2016

Work to start on Orewa Reserve pathway

Walking and cycling along the southern end of Orewa Beach will soon be safer and more enjoyable.

Development 8 Apr 2016

Māori urban design expert joins the council

This week Auckland Council welcomed new staff member Phil Wihongi. Phil joins the council as the Mana Whenua Urban Design Principal Specialist for the Auckland Design Office. OurAuckland caught up with Phil to find out about his background and...

Environment 8 Apr 2016

Hunua 1080 caution period lifted

Hunua caution period lifted

Beaches 7 Apr 2016

Change to dog access on Waiheke protects endangered penguins

Restrictions to dog off-leash areas aim to protect the Little Blue Penguin.

Community 6 Apr 2016

Ōrākei Local Board hosts the Chatham Cup and Gallaher Shield

The Ōrākei Local Board is proud to showcase two of New Zealand’s biggest sporting trophies.

Community 31 Mar 2016

Breathing new life into Wairau Valley

A project by Auckland Council’s stormwater department to create a wetland area near Croftfield Lane in Wairau Valley is well underway.