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Environment 24 Jun 2016

Helensville couple NZ's top farmers

Richard and Dianne Kidd of Helensville were announced the winners of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards at the 2016 National Sustainability Showcase.

Beaches 22 Jun 2016

Greenlight for Ōrewa seawall design

Auckland Council is going to seek consent to build a permanent seawall at the northern end of Ōrewa Beach.

Heritage 20 Jun 2016

Walkway through Papakura’s history

Images of Papakura’s past will be a feature of a new covered walkway connecting the town centre and train station.

Environment 20 Jun 2016

Whitebait not as you know it - A rare find in Piha Stream

Giant Kōkopu were found during a survey organised by scientists from Auckland Council’s Biodiversity Team, NIWA and Auckland Zoo. Short jawed kokopu, another species with just a handful of populations in Auckland, were discovered in a neighbouring...

Parks / Outdoors 17 Jun 2016

Birkenhead’s new BMX Pump Track

Last Sunday, Kaipatiki Local Board celebrated the opening its new BMX pump track at Birkenhead War Memorial Park.

16 Jun 2016

Game-changing study of Manukau Harbour

Manukau Harbour’s ecological health will be put under a scientifically-backed microscope for the first time in a complex hydrodynamic study commissioned by council-controlled organisation Watercare.

Community 16 Jun 2016

Sounds of hope from homeless

An Auckland band has helped bring life-changing outcomes for its homeless members.

Environment 14 Jun 2016

Mauri o te Moana Award winners announced

Three environmental leaders with a deep commitment to the wellbeing of the Manukau Harbour are recipients of the first Mauri o to Moana Awards.


02 Dec 2023

Friends of Arataki Kids Day

Join us to celebrate the re-opening of the Arataki Visitor Centre with the annual Friends of Arat...

02 Dec 2023

I Love Takapuna Christmas Festival

A great day out for the whole family, including performances, kids entertainment and activities,...

02 Dec 2023

Onehunga Christmas Parade 2023

There'll be plenty of bright-coloured characters and festive vehicles, and our very own local cel...

02 Dec 2023

Pele: Goddess of Fire

This theatrical production from Aotearoa's first officially sanctioned hula school combines music...

02 Dec 2023

Pest Plant Roadshow in Swanson

The EcoMatters Nature Team will be here to give advice and answer any questions you have about pe...

02 Dec 2023

Safe Drive Vehicle Testing Browns Bay Christmas Parade

Join us for the Safe Drive Vehicle Testing Browns Bay Christmas Parade. Get into the spirit as we...

02 Dec 2023

St Heliers Asian Summer Market

A fun and multicultural market event suitable for all ages located in the heart of St Heliers. 

02 Dec 2023

Studio One Christmas Makers' Market

Browse a selection of New Zealand hand-made goods including ceramics, crafts, and bespoke artworks.