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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

01 Oct 2022 - 31 Mar 2023

SWITCH UP: Sustainable Solutions

Get ready to take on the challenge with MOTAT and switch up your thinking to improve our environment.

14 Sep 2022 - 21 Dec 2022

Te wā tākaro - Toys for tots

Come and join our new programme for your children ages 1-3.

10 Sep 2022 - 26 Feb 2023

Tia Ranginui: Gonville Gothic

An exhibition about Māori fairy folk, patupaiarehe (supernatural beings).

07 Sep 2022 - 14 Dec 2022

Koorero Paki

A fun-filled storytelling session for tamariki aged three to five years old.

03 Sep 2022 - 26 Mar 2023

Walls to Live Beside, Rooms to Own: The Chartwell Show

This free exhibition is a response to our relationship to life at home, which has been impacted during the global pandemic.

01 Aug 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Gallery Highlights Tour

An introduction to Auckland Museum and its wonderful collections.

01 Jun 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Hidden Heritage Tours

Take a closer look at one of Auckland’s best-loved buildings.

15 Apr 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

T. Rex is King

The greatest predator that ever lived is at Auckland Museum.