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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

16 Sep 2022 - 16 Dec 2022

Mind Space in the Maker Space

Unlock your inner artist in these free monthly creative classes.

17 Dec 2022

Albany Christmas Festival & Market

Join us for Albany's first Multi-Cultural Christmas Festival & Market.

17 Dec 2022

Broadway Musical Christmas - Christmas in the Square

Get ready to strut your stuff with the National Youth Theatre as they share tips and tricks to help you sing and dance your way into the silly season.

17 Dec 2022

Christmas Storytime

Come and celebrate the end of the year with Central City Library.

17 Dec 2022

Drowning Prevention: Water safety workshop

Gain knowledge & Skills on how to prevent drowning when you are in, on, and around water.

17 Dec 2022

Foyer Concert Series: String Quartet

Enjoy an hour long programme of Ukranian classical pieces.

17 Dec 2022

Harcourts Cooper & Co – Swim the Shore

Make a day of it with your mates and family and celebrate your finish line moment.

17 Dec 2022

Heaven Bent Gospel Choir afternoon of Heavenly Song

This afternoon concert will feature a range of African American/Gospel traditional songs sung in 4 part harmony, some with soloists and some with piano accompaniment.