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Community 26 Apr 2017

Weaving a brighter future together

A multi-coloured cloak covered in thousands of houses aims to spark discussion about the Tāmaki regeneration programme.

Parks / Outdoors 26 Apr 2017

Love is in the air for 20 little spotted kiwi

Love will be in the air when Auckland Council reintroduces 20 single little spotted kiwi to Shakespear Open Sanctuary on Saturday 29 April.

Community 24 Apr 2017

Meet Waste Champion Green Jon

Waitākere Community Recycling Centre project manager Jon Morgan, known better as 'Green Jon', is keen to see local consumers become zero-waste champions.

21 Apr 2017

Manurewa honours local veterans and their families

A series of WW1 projects supported by Manurewa Local Board recognising the area’s veterans is helping ensure the sacrifices these men and women made are never forgotten.

Food / Drink 20 Apr 2017

Partnership lets students take food from ground to plate

Mangere Mountain Education Centre and Nestlé Cook for Life – Ka Tunu Ka Ora have partnered to offer educational workshops to secondary school students, giving them the opportunity to know more about food and nutrition.

Arts 20 Apr 2017

Maker movement putting power in young people’s hands

Creative champions and technology have come together in an initiative called Makerhood, helping people rediscover the art of making and encouraging people to tinker, fix and make stuff rather than consume it.

Transport 20 Apr 2017

Mount Albert town centre upgrade begins

The long-awaited Mount Albert town centre upgrade has commenced.

Arts 20 Apr 2017

New manager helps arts centre keep its community focus

Mairangi Bay Arts Centre has appointed a new manager, Angela Suh, as the gallery takes steps towards a new strategic plan to help it keep serving the changing community.

Events

13 Jun 2024

Thursday Heritage Concert - Winds from Japan and Europe

Japan born and raised violinist, Yuhka Nagai and NZ raised Kent Isomura present a programme.

09 May 2024 - 12 Dec 2024

Scrabble Club

Join the Scrabble club for a couple of games every second and fourth Thursday of the month.

14 Jun 2024

Whānau Together

Join our intergenerational community dinner and celebrate Matariki together.

09 Feb 2024 - 13 Dec 2024

Coffee, Cake and Conversation

Join us at the library for a delightful gathering over coffee, engaging conversations, and an opp...

15 Jun 2024

Arataki Matariki Whānau Day

Bring the whole family to Arataki Visitor Centre for a day of fun and learning to celebrate the M...

15 Jun 2024

Creative Matariki children's art workshop

Join Ruth from Creative Rumi to explore Matariki through art.

15 Jun 2024

Dawn Ceremony

Fire, karakia and kai create a sense of place and belonging to mark the opening of the Auckland M...

15 Jun 2024

Maarama Matariki Pounamu

Join us in a one-day contemporary whakairo (carving) workshop!