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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

13 Mar 2023

March Gallery Bubs

We invite all caregivers to bring along their under-twos and join our curator for one of our baby-friendly mornings in the Homestead Galleries. There will be an intimate tour of...

14 Mar 2023 - 19 Mar 2023

Vector Lights for Pasifika Festival

Head to the Vector Lights show and listen live from your favourite viewing spot.

18 Mar 2023

2023 North Shore Aero Club Open Day

Both kids (all ages) and adults can enjoy the amazing Aircraft Display and the activities on the day.

18 Mar 2023

Artist Kōrero: In Conversation

a r a p e t a will discuss their research into the legacy of the historic Maori art forms of Aute.

18 Mar 2023 - 25 Mar 2023

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray is an odyssey of theatrical storytelling.

18 Mar 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

Franklin Arts Festival - 2023 Art Show

The artworks are displayed in five themes (Natural, Surreal, Vessel, Transform, and Movement).

18 Mar 2023 - 29 Apr 2023

NGĀ TANGATA MANU, TANIA MAE MILLER

This installation includes a large variety of figurative Manu and Tangata Manu made from harakeke, muka, and kiekie.

19 Jan 2023 - 19 Mar 2023

Weekend Guided Walk

Our knowledgeable staff will share the secrets and insights of what makes this unique ecosystem amazing.