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Parks / Outdoors 15 Dec 2015

Oprah loves Tāmaki Makaurau

Internationally renowned talk show host Oprah Winfrey has taken a moment to relax in some of Auckland’s most beautiful parklands.

Arts 15 Dec 2015

Sculptor of the Week – Marte Szirmay

Auckland-based artist Marte Szirmay’s sculpture, Seek, is an acquisition award winner, for the permanent collection at Auckland Botanic Gardens.

Housing 15 Dec 2015

Status of privately owned trees in New Lynn

Auckland Council is aware of media reports about protesters who have climbed trees on private property in New Lynn to prevent them being removed.

Kids / Family 15 Dec 2015

Galapagos tortoises home for Christmas

Auckland Zoo’s Galapagos tortoises Smiley, Willy, Snapper, and Chippie, who have just moved into their redeveloped exhibit, The Galapagos.

Development 14 Dec 2015

City Rail Link to be built under Commercial Bay

The first stage of the City Rail Link project will be built on the site of the Downtown Mall, between lower Queen Street and Albert Street.

Policies / Regulations 14 Dec 2015

Waiheke vineyard owner fined for excessive helicopter flights

The council has welcomed a district court decision to fine a property owner for excessive helicopter flights.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Macleans College students win environment award

Howick Local Board, in association with the council's Local Parks South, applaud the Maclean’s College Enviro Group for being the overall winner of the Ros Nicholson Award for Native Ecology.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Community recycling centre planned for Albert-Eden

A site in the Albert-Eden Local Board area is to be a new resource recovery facility.

Events

25 Feb 2023

Helensville A&P Show

Enjoy heritage displays, trade stands, pony rides, cultural performances and live music.

25 Feb 2023

Kokedama Workshop

This class will teach you how to make beautifully planted moss balls and care for them.

25 Feb 2023

Pride Whānau Day

Come, enjoy and express yourself in your boldest and brightest self.

25 Feb 2023

This Place Workshop

Create your own visual story relating to the landscape around you.

25 Feb 2023 - 26 Feb 2023

Opening weekend of Light from Tate: 1700s to Now

Enjoy live music and food-truck goodies, and drop in to make light-inspired crafts with friends and whānau.

26 Feb 2023

Propagation demonstration

Learn propagation techniques that you can easily do at home, expanding your indoor jungle to great heights without great expense.

27 Feb 2023 - 27 Nov 2023

Book Chat at Rānui Library

Come along to talk about your favourite reads, something you enjoy reading now, or maybe even listen to what our community members are reading.

28 Feb 2023

Auckland City branch meeting of the NZ Society of Genealogists

Come along, listen to our speakers, and share and learn more about family history and genealogy.