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Housing 7 Jan 2016

NZ’s largest new town taking shape

Flat Bush (Ormiston) is New Zealand's largest and most comprehensively planned new town. Check out the progress and see what's coming up.

Community 23 Dec 2015

Walk Waikumete "a special celebration"

Staff and volunteers at Waikumete Cemetery turned out in force for a 24-hour walk, raising funds to replace a historic headstone destroyed by vandals.

Libraries 22 Dec 2015

Top Five Treasures - Sir George Grey Special Collections

We asked Sir George Grey Special Collections curator and manager, Georgia Prince, for her top five treasures from the collection.

Business / Economy 21 Dec 2015

GridAKL celebrates milestones in December

GridAKL in the Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct celebrated two major milestones in December, with the first permanent building opening its doors and work starting on a new building.

Arts 21 Dec 2015

New extension opens at Estuary Arts Centre

A new extension doubles the size of the Estuary Arts Centre in Ōrewa

Development 21 Dec 2015

Walkway to improve connections in Papakura

A covered 250-metre walkway is going to be built to link Papakura Train Station to the town centre.

Transport 21 Dec 2015

City Rail Link kicks off with site blessing

Preliminary work for the City Rail Link (CRL) started on 21 December with a dawn blessing of the work site.

Community 21 Dec 2015

Replacing the Avondale Community Centre

Replacing the Avondale Community Centre

Events

22 Mar 2023

HeritageTalks: Chasing Black Sheep in New Zealand - Pauline Weeks

Learn about the "black sheep" in the family.

22 Mar 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

Earth Beat Festival 2023

Earth Beat Festival is the place where you play, learn, revitalise make new connections and return to the world grounded and inspired!

22 Mar 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

The Unruly Tourists

This witty, irreverent, and caustically observed work will spark conversation and debate long after the curtain goes down.

24 Mar 2023

Danny Bhoy - Now Is Not a Good Time

Don’t miss this internationally-renowned and critically-acclaimed comic, who regularly sells out tours world wide with his unique brand of observational storytelling.

24 Mar 2023

Sugung-ga: The Other Side of the World

The story of two animals from different walks of life – and the misunderstandings that arise from their encounter.

25 Mar 2023

Community Day at Pah Homestead

Bring a picnic to enjoy in Monte Cecilia Park.

25 Mar 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

Large Scale Eco Drawing

Learn how to prepare your chosen working surfaces, including canvas, recycled cotton sheets and large card off-cuts.

25 Mar 2023 - 01 Apr 2023

Light Abounds: Paint & Sip Sessions

Pick out a date, invite your friends, grab a free cocktail and create your own painting, guided by artist and tutor Abbey Lyman.