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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

03 Dec 2022 - 18 Dec 2022

APO 4 Kids Christmas

Bring the family along for a lively hour of festive entertainment.

18 Sep 2022 - 18 Jun 2023

Kaukapakapa Village Market

A great morning out for the family with live music and a tempting selection of stalls.

11 Sep 2022 - 12 Feb 2023

Central Flea Market

A curated selection of vintage clothing, crafts and homeware vendors.

19 Dec 2022 - 27 Jan 2023

Nathan Homestead School Holiday Programme

Nathan Homestead Pukepuke's OSCAR-approved programme is chock-full of exciting activities to keep your child active and engaged during the summer holidays

17 Nov 2022 - 20 Dec 2022

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Come and enjoy music with morning tea.

20 Dec 2022

3D Printing Workshop for Christmas (1)

Learn how to find an online 3D file, create a 3D file from scratch and modify an existing 3D file to best suit your needs.

20 Dec 2022 - 29 Jan 2023

Summer School Holidays at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

Discover the wonders of the Hauraki Gulf during these school holidays with the brand new Sea Cave Adventure zone.

17 Sep 2022 - 20 Dec 2022

Circus in Parks – Myers Park

Play and learn circus skills like juggling, hula hoop, acrobatics, ribbons, and spinning plates.