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Development 24 Feb 2017

Women take the lead on central city redevelopment

The project to redevelop Freyberg Place and the Ellen Melville Centre has women in many key roles, including senior project leader, project manager, lead landscape architect, lead architect, and manager of the contracting team.

Environment 24 Feb 2017

Western Springs a pocket of calm for city-dwellers

Western Springs is much loved by Aucklanders and visitors for its beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife, says Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor Mike Lee.

Community 24 Feb 2017

Upcycling at the Tip Stop Shop

Next time you visit Great Barrier Island don't forget to grab a bargain at the Aotea Community Upcycle Centre in Claris, affectionately known by locals as the Tip Stop Shop.

24 Feb 2017

Warkworth facilities set for upgrade

Construction of two new public toilets in Warkworth is due to start soon.

Dogs 24 Feb 2017

Help make our beaches fun for all

In response to recent dog-related issues reported at Takapuna Beach, Devonport-Takapuna Local Board wanted to remind people about the rules in place at our beaches and encourage consideration for other beach users.

Parks / Outdoors 23 Feb 2017

South Auckland is home to New Zealand’s best neighbourhood

Randwick Park in Manurewa is New Zealand’s Mitre10 Community of the Year.

Environment 22 Feb 2017

Free health checks for rental properties

Landlords with rentals in the Māngere-Ōtahuhu, Whau, Puketāpapa and Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board area could be eligible for a free assessment on their properties along with help to make them warmer and more energy-efficient.

Environment 22 Feb 2017

Kauri dieback ambassadors spreading the word

A team of ambassadors will be out in force in the Waitākeres this summer raising awareness about kauri dieback and teaching people how to stop it.

Events

24 Aug 2024

“What’s your story?” A Life Writing Workshop with Jane Bissell

Come and join this free workshop and pen your first chapter with us!

24 Aug 2024

Bong Konnection

Calling all Bangla Rock lovers in Auckland!

24 Aug 2024

Getting the best from Ancestry Family History Library Edition

This free 1-hour workshop presented by NZ Society of Genealogists is designed to introduce one of...

24 Aug 2024

Kūmara Tāpapa with Kelly Francis, Whenua Warrior

Learn how to grow kūmara from tipu, and how to save kūmara for seed. Hear about the the ways Māor...

24 Aug 2024

Mixing Media Workshop with Rachael Burke

This fun, relaxed and engaging one day workshop takes you on a dynamic and playful journey into t...

24 Aug 2024 - 25 Aug 2024

Portraiture in Reverse

Learn how to curate independent elements and cohesive colour schemes while developing brushwork t...

18 May 2024 - 24 Aug 2024

Death Cafe

Death Café is an international initiative that aims to increase awareness of death and help peopl...

25 Aug 2024

Elegant orchids botanical art workshop

In this workshop, you will learn how to observe and draw exotic orchids from the Wintergardens pl...