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Environment 30 Nov 2015

Parks go smokefree in Upper Harbour

Upper Harb​our Local Board has moved to make its 10 most popular local parks and reserves smokefree.

Libraries 30 Nov 2015

Auckland Libraries help kids crack Minecraft code

Steve and Alex from Minecraft are teaming up with President Obama and Auckland Libraries to get kids writing code.

Community 27 Nov 2015

Pilot of all-access restrooms in council offices planned

As a way of acknowledging the diversity of Auckland Council's staff and visitors and their individual needs, the council is looking into a pilot programme to introduce ‘all-access’ restrooms.

Sports / Leisure 27 Nov 2015

Zoo tales: Rotoroa field trips

In this week’s Zoo tales, Auckland Zoo’s Rotoroa Island education officer Brian takes us on a field trip (with orca and kiwi!) and tells us why wildlife education is important as well as fun.

Beaches 27 Nov 2015

Driving permits for some west coast beaches

Recognising that driving on the beach is very different from driving on the road, the council has a permit system in place for people wanting to drive on the very popular Muriwai and Kariotahi beaches.

Business / Economy 27 Nov 2015

Opinion: Rules slashed in united Auckland

Opinion: 158 bylaws inherited from Auckland’s former councils have now been reviewed; just 20 new region-wide bylaws are all the rules we need.

Plans / Projects 26 Nov 2015

Council committee considers Auckland’s finances

Find out more about the role of Auckland Council's Finance and Performance Committee.

Plans / Projects 26 Nov 2015

North Rodney council proposed

The Northern Action Group (NAG) has applied to the Local Government Commission to create a North Rodney Unitary Council.

Events

22 Jan 2022 - 19 Feb 2022

Shakespeare in the Park 2022

Shoreside Theatre presents a special night of Shakespeare with sumptuous costumes, creative production design and passionate performances.

15 Jan 2022 - 05 Mar 2022

Tiakina | Take Care

New Zealand artists are partnered with artists, from countries more stricken by COVID-19 in this free exhibition.

10 Jan 2022 - 06 Feb 2022

Curious Creatures of the Concrete Jungle

Explore and discover parts of the city you've never seen before and see if you can find the curious creatures.

10 Jan 2022 - 27 Feb 2022

The Moon was Talking

Photographer Edith Amituanai presents a series of portraits made with Year 11 art students from Kelston Girls College.

08 Jan 2022 - 30 Jan 2022

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium

Take a deep dive millions of years back in time to meet some of the most incredible creatures to ever swim the ocean depths.

06 Jan 2022 - 10 Apr 2022

Kaipātiki Summer Fun Programme

For local families/whanau to enjoy being active together in local parks and reserves.

03 Jan 2022 - 13 Feb 2022

Michelangelo – A Different View

The most complete and authentic reproduction of Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes of the Sistine Chapel to be shown outside the Vatican.

02 Jan 2022 - 30 Jan 2022

Blown Up!

Fun and interactive, and full of tons of activities to keep kids of ages entertained.