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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 in Auckland - Water restrictions are in effect across the Auckland region. Learn more

Community engagement and diversity goals

Ngā Arohanga ki te hononga me te whānui o ngā mahi ā-hapori

About these metrics

​To have a great city it's essential Aucklanders have a strong voice in our decisions. We regularly ask for submissions and feedback on a variety of regional and local council projects, plans and strategies.

We also need to have effective council engagement with Māori in order to realise the Auckland Plan's vision: te pai me te whai rawa o Tāmaki, to become the world's most liveable city.

Our region has a very different ethnic composition to the rest of New Zealand and its 'super diversity' is projected to increase. Currently Aucklanders identify with over 200 ethnic nationalities, with 39 per cent of residents and 44 per cent of the workforce born overseas.

By 2038, Māori, Pasifika and Asian peoples will comprise over 50 per cent of Auckland's population.

Increasing diversity brings both benefits and challenges. The Auckland Plan outlines a key strategic direction: "To create a strong, inclusive and equitable society that ensures opportunity for all Aucklanders".