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Climate action 12 May 2022

Cycling budget controversy misses real point, say councillors

Waitākere Ward Councillors Shane Henderson and Linda Cooper say that headlines criticizing plans for future cycling infrastructure in Auckland missed the real issue, tackling climate change.  

Heritage 12 May 2022

Red letter day as Shadbolt House writers retreat takes step forward

Sixteen years in the making, Shadbolt House in Titirangi has taken a step toward becoming a writers retreat following a decision by Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Playgrounds 12 May 2022

Playgrounds for the brain

Everyone remembers the joy of visiting a playground as a child – working your way through the seesaw, swings, slide, climbing frame or merry-go-round, spending time on the piece of equipment you loved the most.

Parks / Outdoors 12 May 2022

Park work on hold so wider plan can be made

Carpark plans for Pukekohe hill Reserve have gone on hold so a wider development plan can be considered.

Cycling 12 May 2022

Learn the bike basics from local volunteers

So you’ve bought the bike, got the right gear and have been enjoying the freedom of exploring cycle pathways across Tāmaki Makaurau or avoiding traffic congestion by cycling to work. Now, though, it’s time for some basic bike maintenance. Where to go? 

Cycling 12 May 2022

Cycling for change

Improved cycle paths, free riding lessons and bike repair stations are helping Aucklanders choose a more sustainable transport option.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 12 May 2022

Sign language for an emergency

This week is New Zealand Sign Language week and Auckland Emergency Management in partnership with Deaf Aotearoa and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is bringing a cool new resource to teach kiwis how to use different signs during an emergency.

Events

25 May 2022

Beginner Ukulele Workshop Series

Learn to play the ukulele.

25 May 2022

Lake Pupuke Puriri Forest Community Hui

Help plan for the future restoration of the park's critically endangered forest ecosystem.

25 May 2022

Roy Lippincott in New Zealand with Marguerite Hill

This illustrated talk will look at some of Roy Lippincott's work in Auckland and further afield.

25 May 2022 - 26 May 2022

Mental Health First Aid Aotearoa Workshop

A mental health first aid course will teach you how to provide initial support to adults.

25 May 2022 - 04 Jun 2022

God of Carnage

A black comedy where you join two couples on a rollercoaster ride to carnage.

25 May 2022 - 15 Jun 2022

The Art Kitchen

A series of free workshops for artists.

25 May 2022 - 18 Jun 2022

Natural Collaboration: Gail Stent and Judy Stokes

Two creative photographers using photography as a form of self-expression and an outlet for their creativity.

25 May 2022 - 02 Jul 2022

Exhibition: Karen Sewell | Luminary | Luminare

A solo exhibition of highly accomplished contemporary artist Karen Sewell.