What's on in Auckland this Labour Weekend

Find out what you can do in Auckland this Labour Weekend.

Campaigner hopes to make NZ dotterel Bird of the Year

With voting open for Forest & Bird's annual competition, Senior Biodiversity Advisor Ben Paris tells us why he's championing the cause for these special little birds

Watch: what new food certificates mean for you

This short video explains the new protections for food service operators, patrons and customers.

Fakafeiloaki – it's Tokelau Language Week

Learn a little more about this tiny island nation, plus a few easy words and phrases in te gagana Tokelau.

Flower of the week: California poppy

California poppy flowers close at night and open when the sun touches them in the morning.

Zoo Tales: Unmask Palm Oil

We’re proud to support Ben and the Unmask Palm Oil campaign – empowering New Zealanders to demand the right to choose what's in their food.

2016 Auckland Brick Show – NZ's Largest LEGO® Display

An exciting new larger venue with over 3000 square metres of LEGO® on display!

Turning problems into healthier play areas

Two Mt Roskill reserves are about to be transformed to stop stormwater flooding and restore the area's natural ecology.

The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer's New Zealand

Explore the work of prolific portrait painter in this exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery.

Pick up fruit and veges at your leisure centre

Four Auckland Council leisure centres in the city’s south are promoting healthy eating by becoming pick-up points for fresh fruit and vegetables purchased online.

Main construction work starting on Manukau Bus Station

Main construction work on the Manukau Bus Station will start next week, following Auckland Transport’s decision to award the contract to NZ Strong.

New inorganic service triumphs at WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence

Auckland Council’s inorganic service has won a top accolade at the Waste Management Industry New Zealand (WasteMINZ) industry awards.

Seven tips to help you keep it down

With parties, DIY and holidays soon on the cards, here's our guide to help you reduce noise and show consideration for your neighbours

Mission Bay Art & Craft Market

Full of lovingly made New Zealand crafts, art, and delicious internationally inspired food.

Record design success

Arts and Culture and ALT Group have achieved unprecedented success in the recent Best Design Awards.

Mayor-elect announces deputy and new council committees

Mayor elect Phil Goff today announced that Bill Cashmore will be the new Deputy Mayor of Auckland.

Free online learning at Auckland Libraries

Gain business, tech and creative skills through lynda.com – free access for Auckland Libraries members.