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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.

Transport 8 May 2017

New sinkhole discovered in New Lynn

Contractors working on the Clark Street culvert in New Lynn discovered a small sinkhole near the already-damaged culvert on the evening of Thursday 4 May.

Parks / Outdoors 5 May 2017

Start date set for Kowhai Park upgrade

Some access to the park and its facilities will be restricted at times due to the construction work, which starts mid-May.

Community 4 May 2017

Sign of significance for Patumahoe

The dedicated signs tell the story of mana whenua’s connection and history to the region and their location is selected by mana whenua in recognition of its cultural significance to the area.

Environment 3 May 2017

Long-tailed bats spotted in Henderson

Long-tailed bats have been spotted in Henderson for the first time in about 15 years.

Events

09 Mar 2024

Music in Parks Mission Bay

Music in Parks is stoked to be setting up beach-side in Mission Bay, so come get your groove on w...

09 Mar 2024

Rachmaninov 2

Experience the timeless beauty of classical music.

09 Mar 2024

Variation and Autonomy: Printmaking Workshop

Join us for an Introduction to woodcut with Ina Arraoui. In this workshop you’ll discover the fun...

09 Mar 2024

Wonderful World of Marine Food Webs - Ōrewa Library

Join members of the MERC team to explore the weird, wonderful and fragile animals of the Hauraki...

09 Mar 2024 - 10 Mar 2024

Pasifika Vibes 2024

Free entry at MOTAT Great North Road from our Western Springs gate and Stadium Road during the Pa...

09 Mar 2024 - 10 Mar 2024

The Biggest Little Circus - AKLFEST

The Biggest Little Circus is guaranteed to make you laugh and gasp!

09 Mar 2024 - 12 May 2024

Squiggla Making Space

You are invited to experiment with marks, dots and lines to play, make, imagine and invent.

09 Mar 2024 - 12 May 2024

underfoot

underfoot is a group exhibition including works by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists from Aot...