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Exhibition 30 Nov 2015

Spotlight on our neighbourhoods – Papakura

From its thriving town centre, historic Hawkins Theatre and art galleries, to the rural area of Karaka, which is famous for its thoroughbred industry, Papakura has a perfect mix of town and country.

Environment 30 Nov 2015

Parks go smokefree in Upper Harbour

Upper Harb​our Local Board has moved to make its 10 most popular local parks and reserves smokefree.

Sports / Leisure 27 Nov 2015

Zoo tales: Rotoroa field trips

In this week’s Zoo tales, Auckland Zoo’s Rotoroa Island education officer Brian takes us on a field trip (with orca and kiwi!) and tells us why wildlife education is important as well as fun.

Beaches 27 Nov 2015

Driving permits for some west coast beaches

Recognising that driving on the beach is very different from driving on the road, the council has a permit system in place for people wanting to drive on the very popular Muriwai and Kariotahi beaches.

Plans / Projects 26 Nov 2015

North Rodney council proposed

The Northern Action Group (NAG) has applied to the Local Government Commission to create a North Rodney Unitary Council.

Beaches 24 Nov 2015

Karekare Surf Lifesaving Club enters the drone zone

A surveillance drone will help save lives at Karekare.

Arts 24 Nov 2015

Five years of progress in Ōtara-Papatoetoe

With Auckland Council recently reaching its fifth anniversary, we take a closer look at the local progress in Ōtara, Manukau and Papatoetoe.

Community 24 Nov 2015

Ōrākei Community Patrol celebrates milestone

The Ōrākei Community Patrol has celebrated an important milestone in its goal to provide greater safety for the Ōrākei suburb.

Events

05 Oct 2022

‘Madame Curie’ family craft workshop

School holiday educational presentation about double Nobel prize-winning scientist, Marie Sklodowska Curie.

05 Oct 2022

Delicious Fiji curry

Enjoy making a delicious Fiji curry at Otahuhu Library.

05 Oct 2022

Diwali Lamp Making

Celebrate Diwali by making a Diya lamp, through provided upcycled arts and crafts.

05 Oct 2022

Family movie afternoon

Come and join us for an afternoon of popcorn and movie fun.

05 Oct 2022

HeritageTalks: History in a Coffee Cup – better than your latte fix with Tony Batistich

Hear history from Tony Batistich with a cup of coffee.

05 Oct 2022

HeritageTalks: Ulumate Project: Sacredness of Human Hair Series

A journey to make a contemporary ulu cavu wig and revive the ancient practice of Fijian wig making.

05 Oct 2022

HeritageTalks: Ulumate Project: Sacredness of Human Hair Series - with Daren Kamali and Joana Monolagi

Learn about human hair wig, the ancient practice of Fijian wig making.

05 Oct 2022

School Holidays – Steampunk

Use creative instincts and abilities along with recycled discarded objects to create steampunk masks.