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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

13 Mar 2023

March Gallery Bubs

We invite all caregivers to bring along their under-twos and join our curator for one of our baby-friendly mornings in the Homestead Galleries. There will be an intimate tour of...

14 Mar 2023 - 19 Mar 2023

Vector Lights for Pasifika Festival

Head to the Vector Lights show and listen live from your favourite viewing spot.

18 Mar 2023

2023 North Shore Aero Club Open Day

Both kids (all ages) and adults can enjoy the amazing Aircraft Display and the activities on the day.

18 Mar 2023

Artist Kōrero: In Conversation

a r a p e t a will discuss their research into the legacy of the historic Maori art forms of Aute.

18 Mar 2023 - 25 Mar 2023

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray is an odyssey of theatrical storytelling.

18 Mar 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

Franklin Arts Festival - 2023 Art Show

The artworks are displayed in five themes (Natural, Surreal, Vessel, Transform, and Movement).

18 Mar 2023 - 29 Apr 2023

NGĀ TANGATA MANU, TANIA MAE MILLER

This installation includes a large variety of figurative Manu and Tangata Manu made from harakeke, muka, and kiekie.

19 Jan 2023 - 19 Mar 2023

Weekend Guided Walk

Our knowledgeable staff will share the secrets and insights of what makes this unique ecosystem amazing.