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Beaches 17 Nov 2015

Spotlight on our neighbourhoods – Franklin

Home to many of Auckland’s spectacular regional parks and beaches, the Franklin Local Board area’s rural setting offers something for everyone.

Community 17 Nov 2015

Bringing communities together – The Jungle

‘The Jungle’, Ōtara’s newest basketball court has never seen an empty day since it was opened at the beginning of August. Why are locals in love with it?

Housing 12 Nov 2015

Albany development gets green light

Upper Harbour Local Board is welcoming news that a high-end mixed residential and retail development is to be built north of the old Albany village.

Heritage 3 Nov 2015

Biddick’s Bay history revealed

A family’s historic connection with a bay in the Orākei Local Board area has been officially recognised.

Beaches 30 Oct 2015

Council supports conservation volunteers at Atiu Creek

Council is partnering with Conservation Volunteers NZ and will contribute $50,000 towards the Restore Ātiu Creek Ecology (RACE) project.

Beaches 29 Oct 2015

Government urged to protect our marine environment

On October 29 Auckland Council approved its submission to the government on the areas proposed to be offered for petroleum exploration permit applications in 2016.

Beaches 28 Oct 2015

Waiheke Island named as a top 10 region

The secret is out – Waiheke Island has been named one of the world’s top 10 regions for next year in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016 publication.

Events

19 Oct 2022

HeritageTalks: The passing of the pioneers: the obituaries of the Old Colonists and a changing country with Liam Appleton

Research Librarian Liam Appleton will tell us about Pakeha New Zealanders understanding of themselves amidst an increasingly developing and urbanised country.

19 Oct 2022

Learn a new skill - Bollywood Dance Workshop

Join the expert and learn some Bollywood dance moves.

19 Oct 2022

Sci Fi at Stardome: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Experience a classic sci fi film at Stardome.

19 Oct 2022

Why study history?

Listen to North Taranaki history from Barry Pepperell.

19 Oct 2022

Why study history? (1)

Come and hear Barry Pepperell talking about his newly published book 'Chips off the Bell Block'.

19 Oct 2022 - 06 Nov 2022

Together - Apart | Claybenders Ceramic Exhibition

Join us to view the creative response of 17 ceramic artists who have put their own interpretation in clay on the maxim Together - Apart.

19 Oct 2022 - 30 Nov 2022

Screenprinting class with Talia Russell

Create your own designs to print on to paper that you can then frame for your wall!

21 Sep 2022 - 14 Dec 2022

Kia Kaha Digital Confidence and Skills Workshop

A free workshop designed to help you learn essential digital skills.