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Beaches 22 Jun 2016

Greenlight for Ōrewa seawall design

Auckland Council is going to seek consent to build a permanent seawall at the northern end of Ōrewa Beach.

Heritage 20 Jun 2016

Walkway through Papakura’s history

Images of Papakura’s past will be a feature of a new covered walkway connecting the town centre and train station.

Environment 20 Jun 2016

Whitebait not as you know it - A rare find in Piha Stream

Giant Kōkopu were found during a survey organised by scientists from Auckland Council’s Biodiversity Team, NIWA and Auckland Zoo. Short jawed kokopu, another species with just a handful of populations in Auckland, were discovered in a neighbouring...

Parks / Outdoors 17 Jun 2016

Birkenhead’s new BMX Pump Track

Last Sunday, Kaipatiki Local Board celebrated the opening its new BMX pump track at Birkenhead War Memorial Park.

16 Jun 2016

Game-changing study of Manukau Harbour

Manukau Harbour’s ecological health will be put under a scientifically-backed microscope for the first time in a complex hydrodynamic study commissioned by council-controlled organisation Watercare.

Community 16 Jun 2016

Sounds of hope from homeless

An Auckland band has helped bring life-changing outcomes for its homeless members.

Environment 14 Jun 2016

Mauri o te Moana Award winners announced

Three environmental leaders with a deep commitment to the wellbeing of the Manukau Harbour are recipients of the first Mauri o to Moana Awards.

Environment 3 Jun 2016

Great Barrier Island sanctuary now publicly owned

Great Barrier Local Board Chair Izzy Fordham says Glenfern offers more opportunities for conservation, education and economic outcomes for the island and the Hauraki Gulf.

Events

08 Jul 2024 - 21 Jul 2024

Manurewa Library: School Holidays

Join is these school holidays for a series of exciting events.

06 Jul 2024 - 20 Jul 2024

Māngere Bridge Library school holiday programme

Join is these school holidays for a series of exciting events.

06 Jul 2024 - 20 Jul 2024

Stargazer Trail

We have a whole constellation of celestial bodies twinkling around the Estate just waiting to be...

06 Jul 2024 - 21 Jul 2024

July Holiday Experience

There is plenty of fantastic fun for everyone this July with minds-on and hands-on activities acr...

06 Jul 2024 - 21 Jul 2024

Magical Moving Images - School Holiday programme

Learn skills from the past and experience some of the hard work done every day, in hands-on activ...

06 Jul 2024 - 21 Jul 2024

Matariki School Holiday Programme

Join us for whānau time, cultural adventures, and fun during the school holidays (July 6th - 21st).

06 Jul 2024 - 21 Jul 2024

Matariki School Holidays - Takapuna Library

Come join us at Takapuna Library for family fun activities all holidays long.

06 Jul 2024 - 21 Jul 2024

Ngā Tamariki o Matariki (The Children of Matariki)

Join us for this wonderful interactive craft event for school aged children with their care-givers.