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Parks / Outdoors 15 Dec 2015

Oprah loves Tāmaki Makaurau

Internationally renowned talk show host Oprah Winfrey has taken a moment to relax in some of Auckland’s most beautiful parklands.

Arts 15 Dec 2015

Sculptor of the Week – Marte Szirmay

Auckland-based artist Marte Szirmay’s sculpture, Seek, is an acquisition award winner, for the permanent collection at Auckland Botanic Gardens.

Housing 15 Dec 2015

Status of privately owned trees in New Lynn

Auckland Council is aware of media reports about protesters who have climbed trees on private property in New Lynn to prevent them being removed.

Kids / Family 15 Dec 2015

Galapagos tortoises home for Christmas

Auckland Zoo’s Galapagos tortoises Smiley, Willy, Snapper, and Chippie, who have just moved into their redeveloped exhibit, The Galapagos.

Development 14 Dec 2015

City Rail Link to be built under Commercial Bay

The first stage of the City Rail Link project will be built on the site of the Downtown Mall, between lower Queen Street and Albert Street.

Policies / Regulations 14 Dec 2015

Waiheke vineyard owner fined for excessive helicopter flights

The council has welcomed a district court decision to fine a property owner for excessive helicopter flights.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Macleans College students win environment award

Howick Local Board, in association with the council's Local Parks South, applaud the Maclean’s College Enviro Group for being the overall winner of the Ros Nicholson Award for Native Ecology.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Community recycling centre planned for Albert-Eden

A site in the Albert-Eden Local Board area is to be a new resource recovery facility.

Events

26 Nov 2022 - 16 Jan 2023

Mairangi Arts Centre Showcase

A great opportunity to view a wide range of artworks and also to see what others have created.

26 Nov 2022 - 05 Mar 2023

Portage Ceramic Awards 2022

This annual award provides a vital platform to showcase the diversity of contemporary clay practices in Aotearoa.

25 Nov 2022 - 10 Dec 2022

Heathers - The Musical

Heathers The Musical is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer.

24 Nov 2022 - 04 Mar 2023

Winkelmann: the panoramas

A selection of panoramas forms the core of this exhibition.

23 Nov 2022 - 11 Dec 2022

Plumb Theatre presents Snowflake by Mike Bartlett

Bartlett’s bittersweet Christmas play Snowflake explores generational conflict, baby boomer vs millennial values and the struggle to find common ground. 

22 Nov 2022 - 28 Nov 2023

Peninsula Weavers

Join other weavers.

20 Nov 2022 - 10 Dec 2022

The Art of Black Grace 1/5

Sensory exhibition displayed on 288sqm of LED panels, using sophisticated technology to immerse you in an extraordinary world of dance, art and music. 

19 Nov 2022 - 09 Jan 2023

Franklin Artists Summer Showcase

Stop in and enjoy the wide variety of creative work from across our region.