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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

Ko āu takohanga mehemea e whai pūtea ana koe mai i te Kaupapa ā Te Creative Communities Scheme

Your responsibilities if you receive funding from the Creative Communities Scheme (CCS)

Your responsibilities if you receive CCS funding

You must:

  • use the Creative Communities logo on all of your promotional material
  • acknowledge the assistance of Creative Communities verbally at event openings, performances, etc.
  • use the grant within one year of receiving it
  • complete a project report in the Smartygrants website. Click on the My submissions link at the top of the page. The report must be completed within two months of finishing your project (otherwise you will be ineligible for future funding).
  • meet all legal requirements including Health and Safety

We welcome images of your project in action that we may use to illustrate successful projects and promote the scheme.

Promote your project

You can promote your project on OurAuckland.

You would need to fill out and submit the OurAuckland's List your event form for your event to be:

You can also use Eventfinder to promote your project.

More about the Creative Communities Scheme fund