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Environment 11 May 2017

Great Barrier Island applies for Dark Sky Sanctuary status

A Dark Sky Sanctuary must have an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment, and is protected for its scientific, natural, or educational value, its cultural heritage and/or public enjoyment.

Parks / Outdoors 10 May 2017

Maintenance damage at Manukau Memorial Gardens

Auckland Council is investigating unacceptable work carried out by its maintenance contractors in the children’s area of Manukau Memorial Gardens this week.

Housing 9 May 2017

Building starts at the Hobsonville Point Airfields precinct

There will be 102 standalone and terrace homes built in stage one of the development.

Plans / Projects 9 May 2017

City centre population set to exceed 2032 estimate this year

The population of Auckland’s City Centre has exploded compared to the 2012 Auckland City Centre Masterplan’s predictions.

Transport 8 May 2017

New sinkhole discovered in New Lynn

Contractors working on the Clark Street culvert in New Lynn discovered a small sinkhole near the already-damaged culvert on the evening of Thursday 4 May.

Parks / Outdoors 5 May 2017

Start date set for Kowhai Park upgrade

Some access to the park and its facilities will be restricted at times due to the construction work, which starts mid-May.

Community 4 May 2017

Sign of significance for Patumahoe

The dedicated signs tell the story of mana whenua’s connection and history to the region and their location is selected by mana whenua in recognition of its cultural significance to the area.

Environment 3 May 2017

Long-tailed bats spotted in Henderson

Long-tailed bats have been spotted in Henderson for the first time in about 15 years.

Events

17 Mar 2024

Auckland Fire Brigade 150th Anniversary Open Day

The public is invited to join fire fighters past and present and emergency partners.

17 Mar 2024

Dee Pignéguy’s Organic Gardening Basics

Learn organic gardening fundamentals, such as soil food web, organic resources, building soil fer...

17 Mar 2024

LIVE DAY: Trams

Come and see these amazing machines, do a make-and-take of Tram 47 & Tram 100.

17 Mar 2024

Music in Parks Albany

The tranquil lakeside setting of Albany Civic Lakes is home again to Music in Parks. Come along f...

17 Mar 2024

Paul Ubana Jones - Sunday Concert Series at Pah Homestead

An eclectic array of musicians and musical genres showcasing local performers.

21 Jan 2024 - 15 Dec 2024

The Village Market Helensville Showgrounds

You can find fresh local produce and plants, artisan food and preserves, handmade crafts, gifts,...

17 Nov 2023 - 20 Apr 2024

Food Truck Collective - South Auckland

Come along for a family friendly event also suitable for adults looking for a date night or dinne...

15 Oct 2023 - 17 Mar 2024

Japan Club

Join us at Rānui Library to casually practice the Japanese language, make new friends, and even b...