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Conservation 16 Nov 2022

Attracting shorebirds back to Tahuna Torea

A 3D printed pied stilt (poaka) decoy is being used to attract shorebirds.

Beaches 16 Nov 2022

Cars on Karioitahi a growing problem

Surf lifesavers are concerned there are now so many vehicles on Karioitahi Beach that public safety is at risk.

Community 16 Nov 2022

Creativity brings hope to homeless communities

Dreams are being created and aspirations shaped in a concrete garage just off Karangahape Road in the central city.

Environment 15 Nov 2022

Science could help protect milk tree

Franklin Local Board has granted landowner approval for an Auckland University researcher to pick leaves and take samples from rare streblus banksii trees. The project is part of a thesis looking into the genetic and morphological diversity of the species in the Auckland region to better conserve it.

Kids / Family 9 Nov 2022

Green light for Stanmore Bay playground

Local students gave the green light to the design for a new playground that will be built at Whenua-roa/ D’Oyly Reserve next year.

Plans / Projects 9 Nov 2022

Next steps for Puhinui / Warkworth Centre Plan

Warkworth residents are sharing views for a plan to ensure the town is well-designed and meets the needs of the whole community over time.

Community 9 Nov 2022

Down to business for Manurewa

Incoming Manurewa Local Board Chair Glenn Murphy says it's time for a collaborative approach.

14-24 year olds 9 Nov 2022

New Coyle Park basketball court planned for 2023

Basketball fans in Albert-Eden will be delighted with the news that a new basketball court is set to be installed in Coyle Park, Point Chevalier.

Events

03 Feb 2023

Chinese/Korean Pancake Workshop (Registration required)

Learn how to make Chinese scallion and Korean kimchi pancakes.

03 Feb 2023 - 05 Feb 2023

Fiesta in the Square

Prepare to sashay your way into this giant party.

03 Feb 2023 - 24 Feb 2023

Storytime at the Maritime

Refresh yourself at Koel, our museum café, before or after storytime.

03 Feb 2023 - 25 Feb 2023

Auckland Live Summer in the Square

Gather your friends and whānau for a scorching good time because this February, Aotea Square is the place to be!

03 Feb 2023 - 26 Feb 2023

Guided Museum Tours

Make the most of your visit to the Maritime Museum with a complimentary guided tour. Our experienced guides have a rich wealth of knowledge across all aspects of maritime histor...

03 Feb 2023 - 31 Mar 2023

Digital: Digital Devices

Learn how to make the best use of your phone and other devices.

03 Feb 2023 - 15 Dec 2023

Rhymetime with Stories

Rhymetime is a fun, free session for pre-schoolers to sing, move and practise co-ordination.

01 Feb 2023 - 03 Feb 2023

Vector Lights for Auckland Lantern Festival

Watch and listen as the lights form lanterns that float into the night sky. The show will play from 9pm until midnight, every 15 minutes.