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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.

Heritage 11 Jul 2016

Seeking new stories of the old west

The Waitākere Ranges Local Board is seeking original research for a new heritage conference focused on West Auckland’s history, called New Stories of the Old West.

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16 Jan 2024 - 10 Dec 2024

Textile Tuesday

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24 Jul 2024 - 03 Aug 2024

Our Own Little Mess

Our Own Little Mess is a genre-bending live performance and bespoke digital audio experience that...

24 Jul 2024 - 24 Aug 2024

Drawn In - Kumeu Arts Members Exhibition of Drawing

This collection of drawings will serve to highlight the value of drawing.

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.

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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.