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Community 18 Jul 2016

The eyes of the god, Tāwhirimātea

In celebration of Matariki Festival 2016 Auckland Libraries has created a short video that tells the story of the dawning of the Māori new year. This story is one version of many different interpretations of Matariki.

Development 15 Jul 2016

Auckland – before and after

Auckland is a city on the rise, and a city that’s changed dramatically over the past decade. It wasn’t that long ago iconic landmarks such as The Cloud, Wynyard Quarter, shared spaces and The Lightpath didn’t exist.

Plans / Projects 14 Jul 2016

Monte Cecilia: Houses to be removed

Auckland Council is set to begin works to extend Monte Cecilia Park in Hillsborough, starting with the removal of 14 houses it has purchased over the last 10 years.

Beaches 14 Jul 2016

Waiheke Island named one of the world’s best islands

Waiheke Island has been selected as the fourth best island in the world and top island in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific by Travel + Leisure magazine’s readers.

Environment 14 Jul 2016

Restoring one of Auckland's rarest ecosystems

You wouldn’t know it, but a council property on Epsom’s Almorah Rd harbours one of the rarest ecosystems in Auckland.

Beaches 13 Jul 2016

Safety precautions help save fisherman

Proper safety precautions and a swift response from emergency services helped save a fisherman who was swept off the rocks at Piha on Saturday.

Beaches 13 Jul 2016

Local Waiheke man the first to witness giant kokopu spawning

A local pig hunter on Waiheke Island got the surprise of his life earlier this month when he came across one of New Zealand’s most endangered native fish, the giant kokopu, spawning.

Kids / Family 13 Jul 2016

Kids leave mark on future streets

Children from Nga Iwi Primary School in Māngere are leaving their mark on the new playground at the nearby Windrush Reserve.

Events

22 Jul 2024 - 23 Sep 2024

Kids' Watercolours with Susannah MacDonald

Come along and create a handful of projects in an enjoyable environment.

08 Jul 2024 - 05 Aug 2024

Draw & Paint Adult Group

The Draw and Paint Group is for people of all ages and of all skill levels; from beginners to pro...

24 Jun 2024 - 30 Dec 2024

Community Tai Chi

Join us at Mt Albert Library for FREE community Tai Chi sessions.

10 Jun 2024 - 16 Dec 2024

Garden Club

Learn more about Papatūānuku (Mother Earth) and how to tend to her garden bed.

20 May 2024 - 09 Dec 2024

Whangaparāoa Library's Music & Rhyme

Music and Rhyme is a fun and interactive session for children aged 3-5 years old.

13 May 2024 - 15 Dec 2024

Digital Drop-In Sessions for Seniors

Drop-in and connect with a librarian to expand your digital knowledge!

02 May 2024 - 19 Dec 2024

Plunket Meadowbank Playgroup

Join us on Monday mornings for some fun, friendship, support, and child-led play!

08 Apr 2024 - 09 Dec 2024

Ukulele Classes

Do you want to learn the uke? No experience required for this beginner ukulele class.