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Arts 22 Apr 2022

Work starts to install Oruama Domain art

A public artwork by sculptor Dave McCracken is being added to Glenfield's Oruama Domain.

Parks / Outdoors 22 Apr 2022

More inclusive play for Marlborough Park

Children of all abilities will soon have more choices to play after Kaipātiki Local Board approved a concept to introduce more inclusive play elements in Marlborough Park, Glenfield.

Beaches 22 Apr 2022

Wilderness returns to Waitākere Ranges in time for Anzac weekend

On Friday 22 April the Gibbons, Muir and Pararaha Valley tracks in the Waitākere Ranges will be officially re-opened.

Parks / Outdoors 21 Apr 2022

Six of the best walks for bird-spotting in Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland’s regional parks are havens for wildlife. If you know where to look, you can spot some of Aotearoa’s rarest and most beautiful birds.

Cycling 20 Apr 2022

eBikes versus ‘normal’ bikes: What should you choose?

As Tāmaki Makaurau’s cycling infrastructure continues to improve, and more cycleways and shared paths are built, getting around by bike is becoming much easier and increasingly popular. So should you opt for an e-bike or something more 'traditional', and how do you choose?

Cycling 20 Apr 2022

Build your confidence with 5 tips for nervous cyclists

Whether you’re a cycling rookie, or just a little unsure about sharing the tarmac with cars, Auckland has everything a beginner or nervous cyclist could ever need.

20 Apr 2022

‘It makes me feel proud’: Helping our tamariki understand Anzac Day

ANZAC soldier Ted Armstrong served in both World Wars - and survived. As did his four service medals. And every year, 12-year-old Darcy wears his great-grandfather’s medals with pride. Just as long as his granddad can find them.

Community 20 Apr 2022

Local projects a highlight of Puketāpapa Community Forum

Key local projects and how they benefit the community were the main talking points at Puketāpapa Local Board’s Community Forum for April.

Events

22 Jun 2022

Audioculture Presents: 100 Years of Live Music on Auckland’s North Shore with Gareth Shute

Listen to a free talk by music historian Gareth Shute.

22 Jun 2022 - 14 Jul 2022

Rongoa Maori Workshop

Learn about the philosophy of traditional Māori medicine and how this applies to our care and well-being.

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.