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Climate action 4 May 2022

Consultation finds strong support for Climate Action Targeted Rate

Aucklanders overwhelmingly back a proposed Climate Action Targeted Rate (CATR) to help combat the climate crisis, according to consultation.

Community 4 May 2022

Board joins FIFA in Papakura football project

Papakura City Football Club has been granted almost $40,000 to help improve facilities at its McLennan Park clubrooms ahead of the Women’s World Cup in 2023.

Climate action 4 May 2022

Unspent funds used to back Franklin groups

Funds unable to be used because of COVID-19 restrictions have been used to help community groups pursue their aims in Franklin.

Community 3 May 2022

Plaque recognising all who have served in all conflicts added to Manurewa War memorial

A plaque honouring those who died and who served in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations has been added to the Manurewa War Memorial.

Cycling 2 May 2022

The best family-friendly bike rides in Auckland

Get the whole family active on one of Auckland’s fantastic bike paths. Scenic routes wind through tranquil neighbourhoods and reserves and meander along coastal areas and past playgrounds, with plenty of places to stop and picnic or play.

Food / Drink 2 May 2022

World-class arts, eats and beats are back on the menu at Elemental AKL

Auckland’s favourite mid-year festival, Elemental AKL returns this July with a sensational season of curated experiences celebrating the unique culture, cuisine, and creativity of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Community 2 May 2022

Support given to Manurewa organisations

Manurewa Local Board has made almost $60,000 of grants to groups working the local community.

Environment 29 Apr 2022

A helping hand for Rodney waterways

A Rodney Local Board fund has allocated $232,000 to 23 projects helping clean up local rivers and harbours.

Events

10 Jun 2022

The New Zealand Herald Premier Series: Ebb & Flow

A new work from iconic Aotearoa composer Dame Gillian Whitehead.

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.