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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

04 Dec 2022 - 05 Mar 2023

Ukulele Club

Play the ukulele with fellow ukulele players.

03 Dec 2022 - 11 Dec 2022

Composting Courses December

The aim of our project is to reduce food waste heading to landfills and revitalise our soil.

03 Dec 2022 - 21 Dec 2022

MEGALAND

Experience this epic 300-meter-long course with 43 challenging obstacles.

03 Dec 2022 - 26 Mar 2023

Code Breakers: Women in Gaming

This new exhibition celebrates the achievements of Australian and New Zealand women working in video games.

02 Dec 2022 - 10 Dec 2022

Alice in Wonderland

A joy to see and hear.

01 Dec 2022 - 23 Jan 2023

Bon Voyage, Good Trip, Be Good: Dreams of the Pacific

A new outdoor exhibition of Rykenberg’s photographs in Britomart’s Atrium on Takutai and Te Ara Tahuhu invites people to revisit these heady occasions

01 Dec 2022 - 01 Mar 2023

Te Ao Mārama ~ Mana Wāhine

Experience the spirit of resistance that lives on through the power of words, crack-up humour, and advocacy for a more equitable society.

01 Dec 2022 - 30 Jun 2023

Captains, Collectors, Friends & Adventurers

Captains, Collectors, Friends & Adventurers invites you to discover the Maritime Museum’s hidden treasures.