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Climate action 12 May 2022

Cycling budget controversy misses real point, say councillors

Waitākere Ward Councillors Shane Henderson and Linda Cooper say that headlines criticizing plans for future cycling infrastructure in Auckland missed the real issue, tackling climate change.  

Heritage 12 May 2022

Red letter day as Shadbolt House writers retreat takes step forward

Sixteen years in the making, Shadbolt House in Titirangi has taken a step toward becoming a writers retreat following a decision by Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Playgrounds 12 May 2022

Playgrounds for the brain

Everyone remembers the joy of visiting a playground as a child – working your way through the seesaw, swings, slide, climbing frame or merry-go-round, spending time on the piece of equipment you loved the most.

Parks / Outdoors 12 May 2022

Park work on hold so wider plan can be made

Carpark plans for Pukekohe hill Reserve have gone on hold so a wider development plan can be considered.

Cycling 12 May 2022

Learn the bike basics from local volunteers

So you’ve bought the bike, got the right gear and have been enjoying the freedom of exploring cycle pathways across Tāmaki Makaurau or avoiding traffic congestion by cycling to work. Now, though, it’s time for some basic bike maintenance. Where to go? 

Cycling 12 May 2022

Cycling for change

Improved cycle paths, free riding lessons and bike repair stations are helping Aucklanders choose a more sustainable transport option.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 12 May 2022

Sign language for an emergency

This week is New Zealand Sign Language week and Auckland Emergency Management in partnership with Deaf Aotearoa and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is bringing a cool new resource to teach kiwis how to use different signs during an emergency.

Events

24 May 2022 - 28 May 2022

The Judas Sheep

A theatre piece about the strength it takes to overcome mental illness as well as the stigma around it. 

24 May 2022 - 28 May 2022

Werewolf

Inspired by the classic game of deception, see a thrilling new live experience of Werewolf.

23 May 2022 - 04 Sep 2022

T. Rex Birthday Parties

A limited season of birthday parties with Peter the T. Rex.

21 May 2022 - 04 Jun 2022

Dusty – The Original Pop Diva

This show at Off Broadway Theatre contains many big hits of the 1960s.

21 May 2022 - 19 Jun 2022

Raft Studio Exhibition

A 'walk in and create' space where locals can spend time learning new arts and crafts.

17 May 2022 - 29 May 2022

Grand Horizons | Encore Season

Auckland Theatre Company presents the New Zealand premiere of Bess Wohl’s Tony-nominated comedy.

15 May 2022 - 24 Jul 2022

A Place to Stand: Contemporary Indian Art in Aotearoa

This collaborative show explores the question 'What is contemporary New Zealand Indian art?'

14 May 2022 - 02 Jul 2022

Rangatahi Matter by Denise Matene

Photographer Denise Matene’s exhibition communicates to young people that their lives literally do matter.