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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.

Environment 20 Apr 2017

Flagship recycling centre in Waiuku set for major upgrade

Auckland’s first Community Recycling Centre is undergoing extensive renovations to renew the centre and expand the facilities.

Community 18 Apr 2017

Bharatiya Mandir eyes up zero-waste future

One of Auckland’s largest Hindu temples has embarked on a zero-waste journey and hopes to influence its community of thousands in the process.

Events

25 Mar 2024 - 25 Nov 2024

Parnell Shared Reading Group

Join us for a stimulating hour of listening to stories and poetry being read aloud and chatted ab...

26 Feb 2024 - 25 Nov 2024

Book Chat

Come along to talk about your favourite reads, something you are reading now, or maybe even just...

25 Jun 2024

Auckland Parks with The Light Library – Stories of place woven with the stars (central)

Celebrate the magic of Matariki through storytelling and creativity with this workshop for kids!

28 May 2024 - 24 Dec 2024

Shared Reading Group

Join us to enjoy a short story & poem read aloud with a cup of tea.

26 Mar 2024 - 17 Dec 2024

Community Chip Packet Project Strip Fusing

Join us with a sense of charitable camaraderie to help fuse clean chip packets together to create...

27 Jun 2024

Embracing Poi

Come along to spend an afternoon creating poi using upcycled materials.

27 Jun 2024

KBB Music & The Trusts Community Foundation presents Matariki with Ché-Fu & The Kratez

Celebrate Matariki with the Auckland Philharmonia and one of Aotearoa’s coolest and best-known hi...

27 Jun 2024

Make your own poi and learn a Māori poi dance

Make your own poi then learn a traditional Māori poi dance with us!