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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

08 Dec 2022 - 24 Dec 2022

Free Pop-up Ice Skating Rink

Enjoy half an hour of joy with helmets, gloves, and ice skates provided for free!

01 Dec 2022 - 23 Dec 2022

The Year in Space 2022

This show features some of the beautiful images from this year’s New Zealand Astrophotographer of the Year Awards.

10 Nov 2022 - 15 Dec 2022

Tai Chi Class at Manukau Library

Come to Manukau library and learn Wu-Style Tai Chi.

10 Nov 2022 - 22 Dec 2022

Sunset Markets Takapuna

Come along to the Sunset Markets, located at McKenzies Arcade (Between the old LuluLemon and The Commons Bar)

10 Nov 2022 - 21 Dec 2023

Brightside Spinners

Come to Whangaparāoa Library every Thursday from 10:00am to 2:00pm for Brightside Spinners

01 Nov 2022 - 30 Mar 2023

Raumati Fun Tamariki Play

A great opportunity to grab a coffee and enjoy our beautiful local parks

15 Sep 2022 - 08 Dec 2022

Kia Kaha Digital Workshop

A free workshop designed to help you learn essential digital skills.

15 Sep 2022 - 18 Dec 2022

Learn Conversational English

New Zealand permanent residents and citizens can learn English for free.