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Climate action 23 May 2022

Central library living roof sets sustainable example

In the largest example on a council-owned building, Auckland Council has installed a living ‘green roof’ featuring more than 2000 plants on top of the central Auckland Library.

Walkways 23 May 2022

A beginner's guide to hiking in Auckland

Day hikes are a great way to boost your fitness and satisfy a sense of adventure while discovering new places in the Auckland region. From mountain views to sweeping beaches, some highlights can only be reached on foot.

Transport 20 May 2022

Charge into Claris on your e-bike

Claris has a brand new Locky Dock station for charging e-bikes, located outside the Aotea/Great Barrier Local Board office.

Environment 20 May 2022

A focus on local history and the environment trumps at Puketāpapa

Puketāpapa Local Board’s feedback and decision making at a recent business meeting reflects the local board’s commitment to the area’s local history, heritage, and care for the natural environment.

Community 20 May 2022

Community help shape playground plan

Work on a major upgrade to the Allenby Reserve playground at Narrow Neck could get underway later this year.

Council news 20 May 2022

Auckland Council third quarter results reflect Omicron impact

The impact of Omicron in the region increased the pressure on Auckland Council’s operations and finances, as reflected in the council’s financial results for the nine months to the end of March 2022.

Environment 20 May 2022

Tool boosts efforts to improve water quality

With $452 million of targeted rates earmarked over 10 years to improve water quality, Auckland Council is making sure it invests in the right solutions.

Walkways 20 May 2022

New loop track for Western Springs Forest, Te Wai Ōrea Park

Waitematā Local Board has decided to create a loop track for the public to enjoy, connecting the existing track at Western Springs Forest, Te Wai Ōrea Park.

Events

22 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Maria Owens – Light and Dark

An exhibition by Maria Philipsen Owens at Kumeu Arts.

23 Jun 2022

Eye on Nature Wearable Arts 2022

The search is on for Auckland’s most promising, environmentally-conscious fashion designers.

23 Jun 2022

Ka Pō, Ka Ao

Celebrate Matariki with a night of uplifting music and kapa haka.

23 Jun 2022

The Human Kind – Solacium

An audio-visual showcase of music, songs and images that express the spectrum of human emotion.

24 Jun 2022 - 25 Jun 2022

Matariki ki Uta

Rediscover the importance of Māui and Mahuika and the creation of fire.

24 Jun 2022 - 26 Jun 2022

Matariki at the Maritime

Follow a Matariki trail to learn about star navigation and planning for the year ahead using the maramataka.

25 Jun 2022

L_A_D Market

A local lifestyle and design market with wholesome, homemade food and goods.

26 Jun 2022

Love Our Wetlands Community Planting Sunday

Join us for a Matariki planting day to help restore Owhanake wetland.