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Development 15 Jul 2016

Auckland – before and after

Auckland is a city on the rise, and a city that’s changed dramatically over the past decade. It wasn’t that long ago iconic landmarks such as The Cloud, Wynyard Quarter, shared spaces and The Lightpath didn’t exist.

Plans / Projects 14 Jul 2016

Monte Cecilia: Houses to be removed

Auckland Council is set to begin works to extend Monte Cecilia Park in Hillsborough, starting with the removal of 14 houses it has purchased over the last 10 years.

Beaches 14 Jul 2016

Waiheke Island named one of the world’s best islands

Waiheke Island has been selected as the fourth best island in the world and top island in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific by Travel + Leisure magazine’s readers.

Environment 14 Jul 2016

Restoring one of Auckland's rarest ecosystems

You wouldn’t know it, but a council property on Epsom’s Almorah Rd harbours one of the rarest ecosystems in Auckland.

Beaches 13 Jul 2016

Safety precautions help save fisherman

Proper safety precautions and a swift response from emergency services helped save a fisherman who was swept off the rocks at Piha on Saturday.

Beaches 13 Jul 2016

Local Waiheke man the first to witness giant kokopu spawning

A local pig hunter on Waiheke Island got the surprise of his life earlier this month when he came across one of New Zealand’s most endangered native fish, the giant kokopu, spawning.

Kids / Family 13 Jul 2016

Kids leave mark on future streets

Children from Nga Iwi Primary School in Māngere are leaving their mark on the new playground at the nearby Windrush Reserve.

Arts 12 Jul 2016

A new look arts centre for Howick

On 11 June, Howick’s Uxbridge Arts Centre reopened after a year long redevelopment, realising the community’s vision for a fit for purpose arts and culture facility.

Events

24 Jul 2024 - 24 Aug 2024

Get Fired - Kumeu Arts Members Exhibition of Ceramics

Our annual ceramics exhibition highlights the work of the many talented ceramic artists in our co...

24 Jul 2024 - 28 Aug 2024

Throw It Down

Learn how to throw a variety of domestic shapes including cups, bowls and cylinders.

24 Jul 2024 - 11 Sep 2024

Life Drawing 101

Learn how to convey a sense of gesture to give flow and life to the figure and structure to give...

24 Jul 2024 - 25 Sep 2024

Art Safari with Susannah MacDonald

Create with drawing, paint, oil pastels and more and join a fun filled journey.

24 Jul 2024 - 25 Sep 2024

Ceramics for All Levels with Susan Browne

Explore the wonderful world of ceramics in this beginners/intermediate class.

24 Jul 2024 - 25 Sep 2024

Wednesday Acrylics with Michelle Male

Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey into the world of acrylics!

24 Jul 2024 - 26 Sep 2024

Acoustic Guitar for Adults with Peter Grahame

Acoustic guitar for adults explores guitar playing with theory, technique and practice.

24 Jul 2024 - 11 Dec 2024

Wriggle & Rhyme | Leys Institute Little Library

Join us for active movement and music for growing tamariki.