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Business / Economy 30 Nov 2015

Lysaght Building lights up GridAKL innovation precinct

GridAKL opened in 2014, and is entering an exciting new phase.

Exhibition 30 Nov 2015

Spotlight on our neighbourhoods – Papakura

From its thriving town centre, historic Hawkins Theatre and art galleries, to the rural area of Karaka, which is famous for its thoroughbred industry, Papakura has a perfect mix of town and country.

Environment 30 Nov 2015

Parks go smokefree in Upper Harbour

Upper Harb​our Local Board has moved to make its 10 most popular local parks and reserves smokefree.

Sports / Leisure 27 Nov 2015

Zoo tales: Rotoroa field trips

In this week’s Zoo tales, Auckland Zoo’s Rotoroa Island education officer Brian takes us on a field trip (with orca and kiwi!) and tells us why wildlife education is important as well as fun.

Beaches 27 Nov 2015

Driving permits for some west coast beaches

Recognising that driving on the beach is very different from driving on the road, the council has a permit system in place for people wanting to drive on the very popular Muriwai and Kariotahi beaches.

Plans / Projects 26 Nov 2015

North Rodney council proposed

The Northern Action Group (NAG) has applied to the Local Government Commission to create a North Rodney Unitary Council.

Beaches 24 Nov 2015

Karekare Surf Lifesaving Club enters the drone zone

A surveillance drone will help save lives at Karekare.

Arts 24 Nov 2015

Five years of progress in Ōtara-Papatoetoe

With Auckland Council recently reaching its fifth anniversary, we take a closer look at the local progress in Ōtara, Manukau and Papatoetoe.

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.