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Climate action 12 May 2022

Cycling budget controversy misses real point, say councillors

Waitākere Ward Councillors Shane Henderson and Linda Cooper say that headlines criticizing plans for future cycling infrastructure in Auckland missed the real issue, tackling climate change.  

Heritage 12 May 2022

Red letter day as Shadbolt House writers retreat takes step forward

Sixteen years in the making, Shadbolt House in Titirangi has taken a step toward becoming a writers retreat following a decision by Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Playgrounds 12 May 2022

Playgrounds for the brain

Everyone remembers the joy of visiting a playground as a child – working your way through the seesaw, swings, slide, climbing frame or merry-go-round, spending time on the piece of equipment you loved the most.

Parks / Outdoors 12 May 2022

Park work on hold so wider plan can be made

Carpark plans for Pukekohe hill Reserve have gone on hold so a wider development plan can be considered.

Cycling 12 May 2022

Learn the bike basics from local volunteers

So you’ve bought the bike, got the right gear and have been enjoying the freedom of exploring cycle pathways across Tāmaki Makaurau or avoiding traffic congestion by cycling to work. Now, though, it’s time for some basic bike maintenance. Where to go? 

Cycling 12 May 2022

Cycling for change

Improved cycle paths, free riding lessons and bike repair stations are helping Aucklanders choose a more sustainable transport option.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 12 May 2022

Sign language for an emergency

This week is New Zealand Sign Language week and Auckland Emergency Management in partnership with Deaf Aotearoa and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is bringing a cool new resource to teach kiwis how to use different signs during an emergency.

Development 12 May 2022

City centre beats the blues with City of Colour

Polished and ready to welcome returning Aucklanders, City of Colour brings more than 50 light and art installations to the city centre from 6 to 22 May.

Events

28 May 2022 - 24 Jul 2022

Give a Kid a Blanket – Warm for Winter Collection Point

Accepting donation drop-offs of warmth, including blankets, duvets, bedding, clothing and self-care essentials.

29 May 2022

Christina Music School Concert

Christina Music School will perform their mid-year concert to celebrate NZ Music Month.

29 May 2022

Ōrākei Enviro Forum

A free community event to acknowledge the contribution of community volunteers, as well as network and share ideas.

29 May 2022 - 27 Nov 2022

Meguiar's Coffee & Cars

A monthly car-meet event taking place on the last Sunday of each month.

31 May 2022

Music Concert Online via Zoom

An online music concert with Iris Cheng, the president and founder of the Music Association of Auckland.

31 May 2022 - 04 Jun 2022

She's Crowning

See prestige Netflix show The Crown adapted for the stage as you've never seen it before.

31 May 2022 - 12 Jul 2022

Future Potters Club

Students will learn some of the basic hand building techniques in this class.

01 Jun 2022 - 10 Jul 2022

Doc Edge Festival 2022

The annual Academy Award-qualifying Doc Edge Festival returns in June.