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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 section

To learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19, visit OurAuckland


Water restrictions lifted - Water restrictions in Auckland have been removed from 23 October 2021. Learn more

Current projects in the Howick Local Board area

There are a number of projects and developments happening in the Howick Local Board area.

AMETI Eastern Busway

AMETI (Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative) is creating a dedicated busway connecting Panmure, Pakuranga and Botany Town Centre.

This project is being delivered by Auckland Transport.

Find out more

Come to the AMETI office in Pakuranga Plaza and talk to AMETI experts, or visit AMETI  Eastern Busway.

Ormiston Town Centre

The town centre development  on Ormiston Road will include a mix of retail, leisure and community facilities to cater for the estimated 230,000 residents in the area by 2028.

The project is being developed by Todd Properties in conjunction with Panuku Developments Auckland.

Find out more

To find out more, visit the Ormiston Town Centre website or Panuku Developments Auckland.

Community facilities in Flat Bush

A new library and community space is being developed at Ormiston Town Centre. There are also plans to build an aquatic centre.

Funding of $35 million has been confirmed for the library facility, and $48 million for the aquatic centre. 

More details are yet to be confirmed.

Find out more

To find out more, visit Flatbush Community Facility.