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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.

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09 Mar 2024 - 26 May 2024

Ava Seymour: Domestic Wild

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10 Feb 2024 - 19 Mar 2024

Game On

Come along to the library to enjoy our big games and have fun with your family and friends!

13 Jan 2024 - 09 Mar 2024

Silver/Gold Bike Skills

Our Silver and Gold course will leave you feeling more confident riding around your neighbourhood.

13 Jan 2024 - 16 Mar 2024

E-Bike Experience

This session introduces you to e-bikes and takes you on a guided ride on shared paths.

30 Sep 2023 - 27 Apr 2024

Pop Up Play - Myers Park

pot the water spouts, playful public art and even poetry.

10 Mar 2024

Bright Tropical Flowers Workshop - Wintergardens Sunday Art Sessions

Learn how to observe and draw elegant, bright tropical Anthuriums at the Auckland Wintergardens.

10 Mar 2024

Free Workshop: Pest Plants and Kauri Dieback

You'll learn how to identify kauri root zones, assess weed risk and remove weeds.

10 Mar 2024

Kelmarna Festival

You can expect a super fun day filled with amazing contributions from local chefs, bakers, coffee...