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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

26 Nov 2022 - 16 Jan 2023

Mairangi Arts Centre Showcase

A great opportunity to view a wide range of artworks and also to see what others have created.

26 Nov 2022 - 05 Mar 2023

Portage Ceramic Awards 2022

This annual award provides a vital platform to showcase the diversity of contemporary clay practices in Aotearoa.

25 Nov 2022 - 10 Dec 2022

Heathers - The Musical

Heathers The Musical is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer.

24 Nov 2022 - 04 Mar 2023

Winkelmann: the panoramas

A selection of panoramas forms the core of this exhibition.

23 Nov 2022 - 11 Dec 2022

Plumb Theatre presents Snowflake by Mike Bartlett

Bartlett’s bittersweet Christmas play Snowflake explores generational conflict, baby boomer vs millennial values and the struggle to find common ground. 

22 Nov 2022 - 28 Nov 2023

Peninsula Weavers

Join other weavers.

20 Nov 2022 - 10 Dec 2022

The Art of Black Grace 1/5

Sensory exhibition displayed on 288sqm of LED panels, using sophisticated technology to immerse you in an extraordinary world of dance, art and music. 

19 Nov 2022 - 09 Jan 2023

Franklin Artists Summer Showcase

Stop in and enjoy the wide variety of creative work from across our region.