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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

07 Apr 2022 - 19 Mar 2023

Nature Boy: The Photography of Olaf Petersen

Olaf's minimal photographs draw you into an unchaotic natural world.

08 Dec 2022

A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

Immerse yourself in the magnificence of the traditional Celtic landscape and let the magic of Christmas in Ireland transport you to a world full of excitement and wonder

08 Dec 2022

Conscious Connected Breathing Class

Studies show that lung capacity is as important as diet & exercise to live well as we age.

08 Dec 2022

Have your say on climate action in Ōtara-Papatoetoe

This free workshop is an opportunity for residents, community groups, businesses, and schools to make their voices heard.

08 Dec 2022

Late Night Trading in Papakura

Come on Thursday 8th of December from 5 pm to 7 pm to do your late night Christmas shopping

08 Dec 2022

Mangere Santa Parade 2022

Come along and enjoy the festivities.

08 Dec 2022

Rob Beckett – Wallop

Rob Beckett is coming to New Zealand to make you laugh.

08 Dec 2022 - 10 Dec 2022

Humm Christmas for Kids - 48 Hour Radiothon

It is an effort by Humm to bring smiles to those kids and hope no one in the family goes without food.