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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

11 Mar 2023

Harcourts Cooper & Co – Swim the Bridge

There’s nothing quite like swimming across the most prominent marine highway in New Zealand.

11 Mar 2023

Kei whea te Aute Touch Tour

Visitors who are blind or partially sighted will have the opportunity to experience the tactile works in the exhibition through the senses of touch and sound.

11 Mar 2023

March Saturday Gallery Club: Dreams for Aute

Join us in the Homestead Galleries for a mark-making session on Aute/Tapa cloth, using natural pigments from plants, soil and clay.

11 Mar 2023

Pikiniki Teti Pea - Teddy Bear's Picnic

A beloved childhood classic is getting the Silo Park spin with a day of FREE games, entertainment, and a few surprises along the way, all at Aucklanders’ favourite waterfront park.

11 Mar 2023

Requiem

In contemplating our existence, the natural world, and feelings of wonder, loss, longing, desire, and surrender, Kelly has created an orchestral and choral work of rare beauty a...

19 Jan 2023 - 20 Apr 2023

Hungerball - Myers Park

A customised inflatable sports arena where a range of sports/games can be played for all ages.

14 Jan 2023 - 11 Mar 2023

Pop Up Play!

Join us to play multisport, capture the flag, ultimate Frisbee lawn games, and many more.

12 Mar 2023

Big Gay Out 2023

Join us for a day of queer music, markets, the gayest dance party ever and of course the fabulous Thirst Trap Vogue Ball by House of Aitu.