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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.

Libraries 30 Nov 2015

Auckland Libraries help kids crack Minecraft code

Steve and Alex from Minecraft are teaming up with President Obama and Auckland Libraries to get kids writing code.

Community 27 Nov 2015

Pilot of all-access restrooms in council offices planned

As a way of acknowledging the diversity of Auckland Council's staff and visitors and their individual needs, the council is looking into a pilot programme to introduce ‘all-access’ restrooms.

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.

Business / Economy 27 Nov 2015

Opinion: Rules slashed in united Auckland

Opinion: 158 bylaws inherited from Auckland’s former councils have now been reviewed; just 20 new region-wide bylaws are all the rules we need.

Plans / Projects 26 Nov 2015

Council committee considers Auckland’s finances

Find out more about the role of Auckland Council's Finance and Performance Committee.

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.

Events

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Joanna Black – Whakaata Kitea (Through the Looking Glass)

This exhibition shows the symbolic meaning of the uses of mirrors in Joanna Black's art.

25 Jan 2022 - 29 Jan 2022

The Kamasutra Chronicles

This play explores the ups and downs of marriage while boldly challenging stereotypes.

25 Jan 2022 - 06 Mar 2022

Exhibition: Oliver Cain | Let's Start Again

Cain’s work covers a broad range of topics as it changes and develops as well as a wide range of materials.

25 Jan 2022 - 06 Mar 2022

Exhibition: Ruth Cleland | Terrazzo

Paintings and drawings from the supermarket series focusing on the patchwork of terrazzo flooring in the refrigerated and bakery aisles.

24 Jan 2022 - 18 Apr 2022

Whale Tales 2022 Art Trail

An immersive public art trail is surfacing in Tāmaki Makaurau.

23 Jan 2022 - 03 Feb 2022

Water World

A huge floating waterpark full of challenging obstacles that moves around Auckland beaches throughout the summer.

22 Jan 2022 - 09 Feb 2022

Dylan-Blanc Huata – Hi There, Haere

With mixed media works of splattered acrylics, oil pastels and spray paint, harmonious street-like style presents itself throughout the exhibition.

22 Jan 2022 - 16 Feb 2022

Genevieve Thornton, Elise Lidgett, and Michelle Mayn – Future Propositions

The collective workings of Genevieve Thornton and Elise Lidgett and Michelle Mayn.