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Beaches 31 Jan 2017

Karekare Beach named among world's best

Karekare Beach on Auckland’s west coast has been named the second-best beach in the world by Passport Magazine, a gay travel publication.

Community 31 Jan 2017

Upcycling initiative goes from strength to strength

TAT Upcycle creates planter boxes and furniture from heat-treated, chemical-free pallet wood that would otherwise end up in the waste stream.

Community 18 Jan 2017

Waterview’s new playground opens

Waterview's exciting new playground is now open.

Arts 16 Jan 2017

Five pieces of public art to check out

If you find yourself with a free afternoon, think about exploring these gems scattered throughout wider Auckland.

Transport 16 Jan 2017

Changes for Britomart Station users

Downtown train users will soon find the Chief Post Office building closed and new entrances created for Britomart station.

Cycling 13 Jan 2017

Final piece of city cycle loop announced

The connection along Nelson St to Quay St via Market Place, Customs St West and Lower Hobson St, will complete the loop.

Sports / Leisure 12 Jan 2017

New basketball court opens in Avondale

The new Spark ‘Boroughs’ west basketball court opened on Tuesday in Avondale Central Reserve in time for the community to enjoy it over summer.

Beaches 23 Dec 2016

Muriwai Motor Camp to reopen in January

Keen campers can put a summer stay at the beach on their holiday to-do list now that Muriwai Motor Camp is scheduled to reopen in January 2017.

Events

10 Aug 2024

From Tiny Seeds to Tasty Feasts: A Microgreen Growing Workshop

Join us in the world of microgreens, sprouts, and homegrown salads in this interactive workshop.

10 Aug 2024

Opera in Concert: Tristan und Isolde

Join us for this exciting event.

10 Aug 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Nokshi Kotha Workshop

Master basic katha stitches and apply them to a design inspired by a personal object.

10 Aug 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Word-Up Wānanga

Develop your creative practice, creative writing, and performance skills.

10 Aug 2024 - 31 Aug 2024

Kaukapakapa River Workshop series

These workshops offer practical insights into the natural behaviours of waterways.

10 Aug 2024 - 28 Sep 2024

Kāinga

This exhibition explores the connection between Cook Island Māori and te reo Māori cultures, draw...

10 Aug 2024 - 28 Sep 2024

Kia Ora Whaea

This exhibition will explore maternal mental health from a Māori perspective.

11 May 2024 - 14 Dec 2024

Teens’ Book Club

Bring your own choice of book to discuss with other teens who like reading.