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Climate action 12 May 2022

Cycling budget controversy misses real point, say councillors

Waitākere Ward Councillors Shane Henderson and Linda Cooper say that headlines criticizing plans for future cycling infrastructure in Auckland missed the real issue, tackling climate change.  

Heritage 12 May 2022

Red letter day as Shadbolt House writers retreat takes step forward

Sixteen years in the making, Shadbolt House in Titirangi has taken a step toward becoming a writers retreat following a decision by Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Playgrounds 12 May 2022

Playgrounds for the brain

Everyone remembers the joy of visiting a playground as a child – working your way through the seesaw, swings, slide, climbing frame or merry-go-round, spending time on the piece of equipment you loved the most.

Parks / Outdoors 12 May 2022

Park work on hold so wider plan can be made

Carpark plans for Pukekohe hill Reserve have gone on hold so a wider development plan can be considered.

Cycling 12 May 2022

Learn the bike basics from local volunteers

So you’ve bought the bike, got the right gear and have been enjoying the freedom of exploring cycle pathways across Tāmaki Makaurau or avoiding traffic congestion by cycling to work. Now, though, it’s time for some basic bike maintenance. Where to go? 

Cycling 12 May 2022

Cycling for change

Improved cycle paths, free riding lessons and bike repair stations are helping Aucklanders choose a more sustainable transport option.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 12 May 2022

Sign language for an emergency

This week is New Zealand Sign Language week and Auckland Emergency Management in partnership with Deaf Aotearoa and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is bringing a cool new resource to teach kiwis how to use different signs during an emergency.

Development 12 May 2022

City centre beats the blues with City of Colour

Polished and ready to welcome returning Aucklanders, City of Colour brings more than 50 light and art installations to the city centre from 6 to 22 May.

Events

10 Jun 2022 - 25 Jun 2022

A (Mid-Winter) Christmas Carol

Dolphin Theatre brings this high-spirited production to the stage.

10 Jun 2022 - 23 Oct 2022

Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes

An exhibition from the British Museum’s world-renowned collection from the Ancient Greek world.

10 Jun 2022 - 06 Nov 2022

The Gargantuan Greek Activity Trail

Pick up this great big activity trail sheet and discover cool stories about the ancient Greek world.

11 Jun 2022

Bach Musica NZ: Sight-Reading Workshop

This workshop teaches the ability to sight-read with confidence and accuracy.

11 Jun 2022

June Saturday Gallery Club: Stained Glass Windows

Make your own stained glass window using cellophane and templates.

11 Jun 2022

Mangemangeroa Reserve Community Planting

Get outside with your friends and whānau to plant native trees and shrubs to restore the whenua.

11 Jun 2022

Philippine Independence Day Celebration

Including exhibits, food stalls, craft, hobby plants, fashion/clothing, a dance presentation and much more.

11 Jun 2022

Re:generate Fashion Market

Over 50 stalls of quality preloved fashion and accessories.