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Making great places Aucklanders love

The Community Facilities department plays a vital role in running Auckland / Tāmaki Makaurau. As kaitiaki (guardian) of our community facilities, we are responsible for managing a large portfolio from open spaces to community building. We ensure these facilities efficiently and effectively support the many services of Auckland Council today and for generations to come.

Build, maintain and renew

We believe in using a lifecycle approach to manage our assets which are made up of:

  • Build – Creating new multi-facility premises that contain libraries, community centres and/or leisure centres
  • Maintain – Keeping parks, libraries, venues for hire and toilet blocks clean and tidy
  • Renew – Refurbishing facilities such as libraries, community centres and arts centres.

Who we are

Formed in 2015, Community Facilities is made up of a wide range of different units. We help inform decision-makers, evaluate commercial opportunities, maintain facilities and deliver strategically significant programmes.

Our vision is to create great places Aucklanders love.

Apply now: Senior Project Manager

Why work for Kauri Kids?
He aha e mahi ai mō Kauri Kids?

We believe that with love, care and nurturing, all children are full of the potential to be as mighty as the kauri tree. We work with you to ensure your child grows, is inspired to do their best and always achieves their individual goals and aspirations.

Our 11 Kauri Kids centres are located across Auckland, and each centre is staffed by a team of committed and caring early childhood educators.

Be part of an incredible team
E whai wāhanga mai koe ki te tīma aronui atu ki ngā tau e tū mai nei

You will be working with a team of amazing and talented early childhood educators who are passionate about children and their community, and love making a difference in helping to make Auckland a vibrant place to live, work and play.

If you are all about encouraging creativity and investigation by providing children with a rich environment, then join Kauri Kids now.

Be part of your local community
Noho mai koe hei wāhanga o tō hapori ā-rohe

Kauri Kids welcomes and values diversity within our centres. We recognise the unique bicultural heritage founded in Te Tiriti o Waitangi and believe that our children have a right to experience the languages, music, art, and stories of Aotearoa. Our philosophy is to offer children, families and whānau a safe and stimulating educational environment.

Email marlini.naidoo@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz for more information.

Operations – deliver outstanding service to our customers

Te Manawa is Auckland Council’s first integrated facility, bringing together libraries, arts, community and events, and customer services.

We have over 30 fully trained staff who can help customers with their rates inquiry, venue hire booking, assist customers with library services, event and programme information and more.

Community & programming – empower our communities

We are looking for people to be part of a team who will engage and encourage community groups to ensure we meet the aspirations of a liveable, thriving and connected community.

Our teams deliver community outreach programmes, services and events which inform, surprise and delight customers. 

Libraries are inspiring 

We have an important role to develop and deliver specialist library services, promoting the use of our wide-ranging collections. We're looking for people who enjoy sharing their love for books.

You're a customer service superstar, with a natural ability to relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds. 

Empowering our communities

Our Community Empowerment Unit is responsible for building an understanding of what the Empowered Communities Approach means in practice, and to support its implementation both internally and within Auckland's communities.

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