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Business / Economy 13 May 2022

Motorway closing so bridge can go

The Southern Motorway between Drury and Papakura will be closed 7pm Saturday 21 May to 9am Sunday 22 May to demolish the Park Estate Road bridge.

13 May 2022

Auckland City of Music announces $115,000 Music in Venues Fund

Auckland City of Music in association with Auckland Council are pleased to announce the Music in Venues Fund - a contestable fund of 23 $5000 grants for the provision of music events in and around the region’s grassroots music venues.

12 May 2022

Whiri Aroha gifts of love blessed

Korowai have been gifted to Middlemore Hospital's Bereavement Care Service.

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.

Events

30 Jun 2022 - 17 Jul 2022

The Wedding Singer

A hilarious, feel-good musical that celebrates all the fun of the ‘80s.

01 Jul 2022 - 02 Jul 2022

North Shore Home, Leisure & Entertaining Expo

The place to be for buyers looking for inspiration and advice.

01 Jul 2022 - 03 Jul 2022

WIN TICKETS: Oliver!

National Youth Theatre presents Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist. 

01 Jul 2022 - 13 Aug 2022

Lens on Papakura District

A photographic exhibition that showcases photographers with local ties to the Papakura region.

02 Jul 2022

Matariki at Pukepuke

A free fun day for the whole whānau at Nathan Homestead Pukepuke to celebrate Matariki 2022.

02 Jul 2022

Matariki Community Planting at Totara Park

Grab your whānau and friends to celebrate Matariki by planting trees.

02 Jul 2022 - 03 Jul 2022

Matariki on the Waterfront

Two days of experiences to invigorate the soul and warm the senses during the cold of winter.

02 Jul 2022 - 27 Aug 2022

EAA16: Estuary Art and Ecology Award 2022

The only contemporary art award in Aotearoa New Zealand with ecology at its core.