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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

26 Feb 2022

Te Ara Tahuna – Ōrewa Estuary Guided Bike Tour

A free guided ecological bike tour around the beautiful Ōrewa estuary.

26 Feb 2022

Upcycled Pride Flags

In this is basic hand-sewing class you will make your own pride flag or colourful bunting.

26 Feb 2022 - 19 Mar 2022

My Cousin Rachel

Feverish passion battles reason in this classic Gothic romance.

26 Feb 2022 - 07 May 2022

A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde

This sharp social satire examines the hypocrisy of a society that condemns certain people for their mistakes.

27 Feb 2022

Auckland Horticultural Council – Festival of Flowers

A great variety of plants for sale, floral demonstrations and a selection of craft and collectable stalls. 

27 Feb 2022

Blues vs Hurricanes – Round 2 Super Rugby

The Blues take on the Hurricanes in a Sunday afternoon fixture at Eden Park.

27 Feb 2022

Sunday Concert Series: Chris Priestley & The Unsung Heroes

An entertaining and insightful evening telling stories from New Zealand’s settler past in finely crafted theatre, music and song.

27 Feb 2022 - 08 May 2022

Ata Koia!

Bringing artists together from Aotearoa and abroad to share knowledge, conversation and time.