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Community 17 May 2017

Pioneering partnership for community facilities

A council committee has approved a potential partnership with Western Springs College which could set a precedent for cooperation between the council and schools across Auckland.

Heritage 17 May 2017

Britomart’s historic clock to get some TLC

The clock gracing the front of Britomart Station’s Chief Post Office will be removed soon and fixed by a specialist clock repairer in Auckland.

Transport 16 May 2017

City Rail Link: It’s almost tunnel time

The CRL has now entered the final stage of preparation works on Albert Street before tunnel construction works begin.

Arts 12 May 2017

Auckland Art Gallery now offering tours in Mandarin

The tours offer highlights across Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, including an introduction to the gallery’s art collection, Māori portraits and its award-winning building.

Environment 11 May 2017

Great Barrier Island applies for Dark Sky Sanctuary status

A Dark Sky Sanctuary must have an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment, and is protected for its scientific, natural, or educational value, its cultural heritage and/or public enjoyment.

Parks / Outdoors 10 May 2017

Maintenance damage at Manukau Memorial Gardens

Auckland Council is investigating unacceptable work carried out by its maintenance contractors in the children’s area of Manukau Memorial Gardens this week.

Housing 9 May 2017

Building starts at the Hobsonville Point Airfields precinct

There will be 102 standalone and terrace homes built in stage one of the development.

Plans / Projects 9 May 2017

City centre population set to exceed 2032 estimate this year

The population of Auckland’s City Centre has exploded compared to the 2012 Auckland City Centre Masterplan’s predictions.

Events

13 Apr 2024

The art of Scottish Country Dance

The session will be run as an engaging tutorial rather than a performance.

13 Apr 2024

Vintage Kids Family Day

Come and join us on the first day of the school holidays for some family fun!

13 Apr 2024

Visual Narratives of Identity with Rozana Lee

In this workshop, participants are invited to explore the rich tapestry of their personal and cul...

13 Apr 2024

World of Flavours: International Food Flavours

The event features music and dance from around the world as buskers and cultural performers take...

13 Apr 2024 - 14 Apr 2024

Thai traditions in frames

Join us for a captivating cultural experience where children can immerse themselves in the rich t...

13 Apr 2024 - 27 Apr 2024

Dragon Spotting

In recognition of the Chinese Year of the Dragon, we’ve created a Dragon hunt across Corban Estat...

13 Apr 2024 - 11 May 2024

The Great Piratical Rumbustification

Join our young hero, Oliver Terrapin, as he opens up the doors of his oblivious parents’ home for...

13 Apr 2024 - 25 May 2024

Breeze Sailings

Set sail on your next adventure aboard Breeze, a traditional wooden brigantine similar to vessels...