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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

09 Feb 2024 - 29 Nov 2024

Mt Roskill Library Teen Book Group

Come and join the Mt Roskill Library Teen Book Group.

09 Feb 2024 - 20 Dec 2024

Rhymetime - Rānui Library

Join us for songs, musical instruments, finger rhymes, and bubbles to promote having fun while le...

02 Feb 2024 - 20 Dec 2024

Reading Revolution - Rānui Library

Join Kate from The Reading Revolution for a relaxed session where the group reads a short story a...

26 Jan 2024 - 29 Nov 2024

Family History Help

Need help researching your family tree? Library staff and volunteers from the Papakura Branch of...

27 Jul 2024

Emily Rice: Gallery Session

The genre-crossing artist delves into the world of electronic-dance, neo-soul & pop music with he...

27 Jul 2024

Origami For Tanabata (Star Festival)

Create an intricate design using your favourite patterned papers from a selection of origami paper.

27 Jul 2024

Plant-based living

Join us to hear about how removing animal products from our diet makes positive change for animal...

27 Jul 2024

re:generate Kids Market

An indoor market with 35+ stalls selling quality pre-loved baby and kid's gear, clothing, toys, b...