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Arts 15 Dec 2015

Sculptor of the Week – Marte Szirmay

Auckland-based artist Marte Szirmay’s sculpture, Seek, is an acquisition award winner, for the permanent collection at Auckland Botanic Gardens.

Housing 15 Dec 2015

Status of privately owned trees in New Lynn

Auckland Council is aware of media reports about protesters who have climbed trees on private property in New Lynn to prevent them being removed.

Kids / Family 15 Dec 2015

Galapagos tortoises home for Christmas

Auckland Zoo’s Galapagos tortoises Smiley, Willy, Snapper, and Chippie, who have just moved into their redeveloped exhibit, The Galapagos.

Development 14 Dec 2015

City Rail Link to be built under Commercial Bay

The first stage of the City Rail Link project will be built on the site of the Downtown Mall, between lower Queen Street and Albert Street.

Sports / Leisure 14 Dec 2015

Council gym goes 24/7 in Pukekohe

The Franklin Pool and Leisure gym in Pukekohe is now open around the clock, seven days a week.

Policies / Regulations 14 Dec 2015

Waiheke vineyard owner fined for excessive helicopter flights

The council has welcomed a district court decision to fine a property owner for excessive helicopter flights.

Community 14 Dec 2015

Council's contribution to Lomu memorials

Auckland Council worked with the government, the Lomu family and the rugby community on two public events to celebrate the life of Jonah Lomu.

Educational 11 Dec 2015

Zoo Tales: Auckland schools go on safari

This year more than 50,000 children and adults came to Auckland Zoo through its education team.

Events

29 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

The Incredible Rooftop Tour

Learn more about one of Auckland’s most beloved heritage buildings, while enjoying incredible panoramic views.

28 Jan 2022 - 30 Jan 2022

Dulux Super Bash

Cricketers of all ages and skill levels have the opportunity to see if they can clear the rope at one of the world’s most iconic cricket grounds.

28 Jan 2022 - 31 Jan 2022

CANCELLED: Auckland International Buskers Festival

Sorry but this event has been cancelled.

28 Jan 2022 - 31 Jan 2022

Vector Lights for Auckland Anniversary 2022

Vector Lights on the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge is celebrating Auckland Anniversary Weekend with a dazzling light show.

28 Jan 2022 - 26 Feb 2022

CANCELLED: Auckland Live Summer in the Square

Sorry but this event has been cancelled.

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Construction Boom – Mark Whippy

Mark’s series aims to capture people during the changing times in Auckland.

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Garth Steeper – Kororareka Olive Green and Oxide Red

This exhibition depicts the northern town of Kororareka in the Bay of Islands around the 1820s.

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Joanna Black – Whakaata Kitea (Through the Looking Glass)

This exhibition shows the symbolic meaning of the uses of mirrors in Joanna Black's art.