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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 Sep 2022 - 15 Dec 2022

Reo & Rhyme

A fun-filled rhyme and dance session for tamariki aged 18 months to three years.

08 Sep 2022 - 15 Dec 2022

The Civic Tours

The Civic Tours offers a remarkable experience of the historic building.

08 Sep 2022 - 15 Dec 2022

Ukulele Club

Bring your own ukulele to play easy songs, sing along, meet new people and have fun.

08 Sep 2022 - 22 Dec 2022

Te Manawa Chinese Cultural Club

Join our club with presentations, singing, recitation, tai chi, Chinese chess and table tennis.

08 Sep 2022 - 22 Dec 2022

Te Manawa Chinese Dance Group

A free dance programme delivered in Chinese.

08 Sep 2022 - 12 Jun 2025

Wriggle, Rhyme and Storytime at Waiheke Library

Spend your morning at the library with fun things to do for you and your kids.

09 Dec 2022

A Heard Park Christmas

You won’t be able to go home without feeling like Christmas has arrived.

09 Dec 2022

ChristMASSEY @ Triangle Park

Join us for ChristMASSEY @ Triangle Park - a free community event for the whole whānau which will include: Music and performances Kids entertainment Bouncy castles and inflatab...