Oprah loves Tāmaki Makaurau
Internationally renowned talk show host Oprah Winfrey has taken a moment to relax in some of Auckland’s most beautiful parklands.
Sculptor of the Week – Marte Szirmay
Auckland-based artist Marte Szirmay’s sculpture, Seek, is an acquisition award winner, for the permanent collection at Auckland Botanic Gardens.
Status of privately owned trees in New Lynn
Auckland Council is aware of media reports about protesters who have climbed trees on private property in New Lynn to prevent them being removed.
Galapagos tortoises home for Christmas
Auckland Zoo’s Galapagos tortoises Smiley, Willy, Snapper, and Chippie, who have just moved into their redeveloped exhibit, The Galapagos.
City Rail Link to be built under Commercial Bay
The first stage of the City Rail Link project will be built on the site of the Downtown Mall, between lower Queen Street and Albert Street.
Waiheke vineyard owner fined for excessive helicopter flights
The council has welcomed a district court decision to fine a property owner for excessive helicopter flights.
Macleans College students win environment award
Howick Local Board, in association with the council's Local Parks South, applaud the Maclean’s College Enviro Group for being the overall winner of the Ros Nicholson Award for Native Ecology.
Community recycling centre planned for Albert-Eden
A site in the Albert-Eden Local Board area is to be a new resource recovery facility.
Free Guided Rides - Westgate
Bring a picnic, or grab a coffee and have a play.
Weekend Clay Workshop
There will be demonstrations on hand building and wheel throwing throughout both days to spark an idea.
The Magic Faraway Tree
Based on four books in The Enchanted Wood series, this wonderful show will enchant you from the first minute to the last.
Foyer Concert Series
Our Autumn programme sees us welcome three one-hour concerts that celebrate collaborative performances across different genres and experience levels.
Book Chat: Pt Chevalier Little Library
A selection of new books of varied genres will be available to borrow or add to your to-be-read pile.
New Lynn Repair Café
Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.
The Civic Tours
Join our entertaining and knowledgeable tour guides as they take you through the last remaining 'atmospheric' theatre in the southern hemisphere.
Bach Musica NZ: Poulenc, Rodrigo, Vivaldi, Bramah
International star guitarist Barkin Sertkaya will perform Vivaldi’s Guitar Concerto followed by Rodrigo’s most famous Concierto de Aranjuez.