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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

25 Nov 2022

Onehunga Christmas Lights

Bring the whole whanau to this free, family community event.

25 Nov 2022 - 27 Nov 2022

Spartan Race Auckland

Climb, crawl, jump and swing over, under and through some of the best obstacles in the world.

25 Nov 2022 - 03 Dec 2022

Capturing Kahlo: Paint & Punch Sessions

Immerse yourself in the life of Frida Kahlo with a fun and social paint and festive punch night.

25 Nov 2022 - 10 Dec 2022

Heathers - The Musical

Heathers The Musical is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer.

26 Nov 2022

Auckland Grammar School Art House Tour 2022

The Art House Tour provides attendees with a gallery viewing experience in some of Auckland’s most beautiful homes.

26 Nov 2022

Nitro Circus Live – You Got This Tour 2022

Crazy stunts and jaw-dropping jumps that will keep you and your family on the edge of your seats.

26 Nov 2022

NZ Ocean Swim Series Rangitoto Swim

Tackle the 4.6km journey back to the beautiful sandy shores at St Heliers beach.

26 Nov 2022 - 27 Nov 2022

Auckland Garden DesignFest

A weekend festival celebrating garden-design excellence and featuring some of Auckland’s best gardens.