Discover

Local

News

Rates 11 Dec 2015

Ask Auckland Council – but not about everything!

If in doubt, ask Auckland Council. That seems to be the thought of many Aucklanders who, when they’re in an unusual or sticky situation, believe the council will have the answer.

Business / Economy 11 Dec 2015

Auckland named as a top destination on the rise

Auckland has been named one of the ‘Top Destinations on the Rise’ in the South Pacific in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2015.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Community recycling centre planned for Albert-Eden

A site in the Albert-Eden Local Board area is to be a new resource recovery facility.

Plans / Projects 11 Dec 2015

Mayor’s proposal for Annual Plan 2016/2017 focuses on stability

Auckland Mayor Len Brown on 10 December presented his proposal for the council's 2016/2017 Annual Plan, placing a focus on financial stability.

Educational 9 Dec 2015

Zoo Tales: What’s the Māori word for fat and round?

This week on Zoo Tales, we follow kunekune pigs, Alma and Neena, on their daily walk through the zoo.

Environment 9 Dec 2015

Weed-killing beetles on a mission

Nearly 400 beetles were released into a Birkenhead reserve this week with one mission.

Policies / Regulations 8 Dec 2015

Court fine reminds businesses to check smoke detectors

A recent Auckland District Court decision serves as a reminder for businesses to make sure their smoke detectors are compliant.

Heritage 8 Dec 2015

No heritage order for Remuera's Hanna Block

Plans to demolish the Hanna Block at King's School in Remuera will go ahead, following a decision by the council's Auckland Development Committee on 8 December.

Events

01 Mar 2022

Unwrap the Music: Borodin's Prince Igor

Conductor/presenter Graham Abbott shows us how Borodin’s opera Prince Igor was put together.

01 Mar 2022 - 05 Mar 2022

David Correos is David Postoffice

Joyful, random, silly, delightful, this 20-something Filipino comedian keeps you guessing about what he'll come up with next.

02 Mar 2022

Early Chinese Restaurants in Auckland with André Taber

André Taber is researching the history of Chinese restaurants in New Zealand, which he will discuss in the talk.

02 Mar 2022 - 05 Mar 2022

Rituals of Destruction

Break down oppressive norms in and around the body and identity, through powerful symbolic actions and gestures. 

02 Mar 2022 - 26 Mar 2022

Wild Once More

A moving-image exhibition featuring a group of queer artists working in Aotearoa right now.

02 Mar 2022 - 27 Mar 2022

Onehunga Pop-Up Art Gallery

Onehunga will host a free pop-up gallery highlighting some of our local artists.

02 Mar 2022 - 31 Mar 2022

Ashley Taupaki – Kopu-a-Tai

Ashleigh Taupaki investigates the site of the Kopuatai Peat Dome in this free exhibition.

02 Mar 2022 - 31 Mar 2022

Esther Toclo-Kailiyan

Toclo’s images celebrate the abundance of indigenous life and beauty in her migrant Cordilleran community.