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Community 28 Jun 2016

100,000 native plants for waterway development

An innovative new partnership between Auckland Council, Te Whāngai Trust and Wesley Intermediate School which will see the creation of a native nursery was launched with a pōwhiri and hui this week.

Community 27 Jun 2016

Video showcases Manurewa's homegrown stars

An Olympic gold medallist, the head of one of New Zealand’s biggest companies, a television newsreader and a neighbourhood bakery are among ‘stars’ of a new video celebrating the south Auckland community of Manurewa.

Environment 24 Jun 2016

Helensville couple NZ's top farmers

Richard and Dianne Kidd of Helensville were announced the winners of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards at the 2016 National Sustainability Showcase.

Beaches 22 Jun 2016

Greenlight for Ōrewa seawall design

Auckland Council is going to seek consent to build a permanent seawall at the northern end of Ōrewa Beach.

Heritage 20 Jun 2016

Walkway through Papakura’s history

Images of Papakura’s past will be a feature of a new covered walkway connecting the town centre and train station.

Environment 20 Jun 2016

Whitebait not as you know it - A rare find in Piha Stream

Giant Kōkopu were found during a survey organised by scientists from Auckland Council’s Biodiversity Team, NIWA and Auckland Zoo. Short jawed kokopu, another species with just a handful of populations in Auckland, were discovered in a neighbouring...

Parks / Outdoors 17 Jun 2016

Birkenhead’s new BMX Pump Track

Last Sunday, Kaipatiki Local Board celebrated the opening its new BMX pump track at Birkenhead War Memorial Park.

16 Jun 2016

Game-changing study of Manukau Harbour

Manukau Harbour’s ecological health will be put under a scientifically-backed microscope for the first time in a complex hydrodynamic study commissioned by council-controlled organisation Watercare.

Events

18 Jun 2024

Astronomy For Beginners: For Adults and Teens (ages 13+)

Join the Auckland Astronomical Society for an interactive introduction to Astronomy and the star...

18 Jun 2024

Badge Making

Express yourself and love who you are! Make a badge that celebrates who you are!

18 Jun 2024

Deeper understanding of Pepeha - an indigenous code

Join us in a dedicated workshop designed to explain what a pepeha is and how our identity is impo...

18 Jun 2024

Whai - Artist talk by Janine Williams

Meet artist Janine Williams (Ngāti Paoa, Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara). Hear about her creative journe...

18 Jun 2024 - 08 Jul 2024

Resilience: The Fibre that Connects Us

This incredible exhibition honours the inherent resilience of wool as the primary fibre used and...

17 Jun 2024 - 18 Jun 2024

Dawn & Dusk

Hear about two lovers walk through a high, bright night.

16 Jun 2024 - 07 Jul 2024

Nicola Cheeseman is Back

After their sell-out season of Prima Facie, Plumb Theatre and Auckland Live present the world pre...

16 Jun 2024 - 31 Jul 2024

Parawhenua Kōmaru Solar Tsunamis

Get hands-on with magnets, play with a plasma ball, generate your own electricity, make an aurora...