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Community 27 Apr 2017

This 82-year-old hero has been making tracks for 40 years

Hugh Willis, an 82-year-old Torbay resident and former Westlake Boys High School maths teacher, has been building bush tracks across Albany and East Coast Bays for the past 40 years.

Playgrounds 27 Apr 2017

Marlborough Park upgrade kicks off

Upgrades to Marlborough Park are now underway.

Parks / Outdoors 27 Apr 2017

Sunnynook Park set for makeover

Work to upgrade Sunnynook Park on the North Shore will start soon.

Cultural 26 Apr 2017

Have you checked out the waterfront container library?

It’s something you might walk past at first if you’re rushing to or from Wynyard Quarter – but stop and take a closer look and you’ll find a special little library housed in a simple container by Te Wero Bridge.

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.

Events

19 Jun 2024 - 07 Jul 2024

‘Ka mua Ka muri’ – Matariki at Māpura

Join us as we celebrate our annual Matariki exhibition at Alberton House.

15 Jun 2024 - 26 Jun 2024

Weaving Whetu with Whenu Ataahua

Join us in weaving a whaariki (mat) and whetu (stars).

13 Jun 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Let Me Tell You About Auckland

Written by the company in collaboration with renowned writer and theatre maker Anders Falstie-Jen...

12 Jun 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

Guru of Chai

Outrageously funny and heartbreakingly beautiful, with a killer live sound track, this is not to...

12 Jun 2024 - 10 Dec 2025

Takapuna Library Book Chat

Come along to Takapuna Library's monthly book chat to meet interesting people and discover the be...

05 Jun 2024 - 12 Dec 2024

Homework Club

Come join the Homework Club!

01 Jun 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

The photo, the object, the story

Come along to enjoy this exhibition.

22 May 2024 - 03 Jul 2024

Storytime & Craft

Storytime is a fun session of stories, action rhymes and songs.