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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.

Events

12 Jun 2022 - 10 Jul 2022

Matariki Community Planting Days

Help the Mahurangi Land Restoration Programme plant some native plants.

12 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

One Billion Stars to End Violence

Visit to the Homestead Galleries throughout the Matariki season and weave a star.

12 Jun 2022 - 17 Jul 2022

Ambury Regional Park Planting Day

Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.

12 Jun 2022 - 04 Sep 2022

Elsewhere and Nowhere Else

This exhibition features artwork by Kah Bee Chow, Li-Ming Hu and Yuk King Ta.

12 Jun 2022 - 04 Sep 2022

The House is Full

An exhibition that considers artistic practices on the fringes of anti-establishment art movements in Aotearoa.

13 Jun 2022

Creative Talks: David Veart

David returns to The PumpHouse after his very popular local history talk last year with his new talk.

13 Jun 2022

Gallery Bubs – June

A baby-friendly morning in the Homestead Galleries.

13 Jun 2022 - 14 Jun 2022

In Your Neighbourhood: Piazzolla Tangos

Sensuous, languid, smokily feline – there’s nothing quite like the music of Astor Piazzolla.