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Environment 11 May 2017

Great Barrier Island applies for Dark Sky Sanctuary status

A Dark Sky Sanctuary must have an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment, and is protected for its scientific, natural, or educational value, its cultural heritage and/or public enjoyment.

Parks / Outdoors 10 May 2017

Maintenance damage at Manukau Memorial Gardens

Auckland Council is investigating unacceptable work carried out by its maintenance contractors in the children’s area of Manukau Memorial Gardens this week.

Housing 9 May 2017

Building starts at the Hobsonville Point Airfields precinct

There will be 102 standalone and terrace homes built in stage one of the development.

Plans / Projects 9 May 2017

City centre population set to exceed 2032 estimate this year

The population of Auckland’s City Centre has exploded compared to the 2012 Auckland City Centre Masterplan’s predictions.

Transport 8 May 2017

New sinkhole discovered in New Lynn

Contractors working on the Clark Street culvert in New Lynn discovered a small sinkhole near the already-damaged culvert on the evening of Thursday 4 May.

Parks / Outdoors 5 May 2017

Start date set for Kowhai Park upgrade

Some access to the park and its facilities will be restricted at times due to the construction work, which starts mid-May.

Community 4 May 2017

Sign of significance for Patumahoe

The dedicated signs tell the story of mana whenua’s connection and history to the region and their location is selected by mana whenua in recognition of its cultural significance to the area.

Environment 3 May 2017

Long-tailed bats spotted in Henderson

Long-tailed bats have been spotted in Henderson for the first time in about 15 years.

Events

25 May 2024

'Sustainable Style Swap' with Fashion Revolution

Join us at Central City Library for an exhilarating day dedicated to transforming your wardrobe s...

25 May 2024

The Hula Journey | Hō'ike 2024 Showcase

Hālau Ka Waikahe Lani Mālie (The Hula Journey) presents their 2024 Hō'ike, a showcase of modern a...

25 May 2024

The Pukeleles Play

Free performance by the dynamic local ukelele group.

25 May 2024

Young Blood Open Mic

Kicking off this NZ music month of May, Holding Space and Ellen Melville Centre are proud to pres...

25 May 2024

Youth Exhibition and Makers Market

Join us for a vibrant Market Day celebrating young artists!

25 May 2024 - 26 May 2024

Grand opening of Te Puawānanga Science and Technology Centre

Come and explore science and tech in a whole new way with interactive exhibitions, audio-visual e...

25 May 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Silver E-Bike Skills

Increase your confidence and teach you the nuances of riding an e-bike on paths and the road so t...

25 May 2024 - 29 Jun 2024

Living Waste Free - Recipe Remix Workshop

Learn new ideas to use up those forgotten ingredients hiding at the back of your fridge and pantry.