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Business / Economy 30 Nov 2015

Lysaght Building lights up GridAKL innovation precinct

GridAKL opened in 2014, and is entering an exciting new phase.

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.

Events

09 Dec 2022

Kumeu Arts Makers Market

Bring a picnic or pick up takeaways from the surrounding Huapai shops.

09 Dec 2022

Vir Das Wanted

India's biggest stand-up comedian and Bollywood star Vir Das is returning to Australia & New Zealand.

09 Dec 2022 - 11 Dec 2022

The Christmas Spectacular

Free admission and perfect for the whole family!

09 Dec 2022 - 20 Dec 2022

Pattern This

We invite you to explore pattern-making.

09 Dec 2022 - 23 Dec 2022

Christmas On Film - Christmas in the Square

Take a trip down memory lane with the Classic Kiwi Christmas on Film, featuring nostalgic archival footage from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.

09 Dec 2022 - 23 Dec 2022

Tap Tap Takahē - Christmas in the Square

Make your way to Aotea Square with your smartphone and follow the instructions to choose a digital gift that will open up in front of your eyes on the big screen.

04 Nov 2022 - 09 Dec 2022

Little Leys Classic Film Club

Join us to watch entertaining masterpieces of twentieth-century cinema.

28 Oct 2022 - 24 Mar 2023

Contemporary Conversations – The Chartwell Show

Join our weekly 30-minute guided conversations with a volunteer guide to learn more about the contemporary artworks on display.