For Tongan-born Maile, surplus food is a way to bring the community together.
Auckland Council has been working with the talented students at the AUT catering school to inspire Aucklanders to love their leftovers in a bid to reduce food waste.
Don't leave those leftovers lurking in your fridge! Check out some of our savvy ways to make sure everything gets eaten.
Test your creativity in the kitchen and show us how much you love your leftovers with our weekly competition.
We asked you to gather friends and family together and join us at the Dove-Myer Robinson Park to enjoy the rose gardens at their best, and boy did you come.
Auckland Council erected huge toast towers at Britomart on Wednesday 9 November to show the scale of food waste in our city.
Auckland Council is encouraging residents to love their leftovers throughout November with a series of workshops, competitions and community events promoting the Love Food Hate Waste campaign.
If you’re looking for fresh produce straight from the farm gate, delicious cuisines from around the world, or some of the best local art, craft and jewellery the region has to offer, Auckland’s many bustling markets are a great place to start.
"The new Pop-up Globe will be a jewel – one of the most amazing temporary theatres ever created," says artistic director and founder Dr Miles Gregory.
Howick Local Board is calling out for stallholders and performers, bands and cultural groups for the Tamaki River Festival 2017.