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Parks / Outdoors 15 Dec 2015

Oprah loves Tāmaki Makaurau

Internationally renowned talk show host Oprah Winfrey has taken a moment to relax in some of Auckland’s most beautiful parklands.

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.

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.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Macleans College students win environment award

Howick Local Board, in association with the council's Local Parks South, applaud the Maclean’s College Enviro Group for being the overall winner of the Ros Nicholson Award for Native Ecology.

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.

Events

14 Dec 2022 - 22 Feb 2023

Summer on Queens Wharf 2022 - 2023

Make your own wax wraps, breathe new life into preloved clothing at the sewing repairs and tie-dye workshops, and learn how to care for your bike with essential bike maintenance...

02 Nov 2022 - 14 Dec 2022

Conversation English

Come down to the chat sessions where you can practice informal English with our wonderful volunteers

21 Sep 2022 - 14 Dec 2022

Kia Kaha Digital Confidence and Skills Workshop

A free workshop designed to help you learn essential digital skills.

14 Sep 2022 - 13 Jul 2023

Waiheke Library Wednesday Book Club

Join our book club to open up a world of discovery.

15 Dec 2022

Beach, bach and beyond

Find out how easy it is to download and enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks from Auckland Libraries.

15 Dec 2022

Christmas Storytime and Santa

Preschoolers can join for stories, silly Christmas action songs and a very special visit from Santa.

15 Dec 2022

Kaipātiki Project End of Year BBQ 2022

This is our annual celebration of you, our amazing volunteers, and the incredible mahi you put in throughout the year.

15 Dec 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Te Henga to O'Neill Bay, Bethells Beach

Take a free guided walk with your community parks ranger team.