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Environment 11 May 2017

Great Barrier Island applies for Dark Sky Sanctuary status

A Dark Sky Sanctuary must have an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment, and is protected for its scientific, natural, or educational value, its cultural heritage and/or public enjoyment.

Parks / Outdoors 10 May 2017

Maintenance damage at Manukau Memorial Gardens

Auckland Council is investigating unacceptable work carried out by its maintenance contractors in the children’s area of Manukau Memorial Gardens this week.

Housing 9 May 2017

Building starts at the Hobsonville Point Airfields precinct

There will be 102 standalone and terrace homes built in stage one of the development.

Plans / Projects 9 May 2017

City centre population set to exceed 2032 estimate this year

The population of Auckland’s City Centre has exploded compared to the 2012 Auckland City Centre Masterplan’s predictions.

Transport 8 May 2017

New sinkhole discovered in New Lynn

Contractors working on the Clark Street culvert in New Lynn discovered a small sinkhole near the already-damaged culvert on the evening of Thursday 4 May.

Parks / Outdoors 5 May 2017

Start date set for Kowhai Park upgrade

Some access to the park and its facilities will be restricted at times due to the construction work, which starts mid-May.

Community 4 May 2017

Sign of significance for Patumahoe

The dedicated signs tell the story of mana whenua’s connection and history to the region and their location is selected by mana whenua in recognition of its cultural significance to the area.

Environment 3 May 2017

Long-tailed bats spotted in Henderson

Long-tailed bats have been spotted in Henderson for the first time in about 15 years.

Events

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Celebrate the Matariki Festival with activities, pōwhiri and parakuihi (breakfast) and A dedicate...

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Experience an indigenous-themed cultural market to celebrate the Māori New Year.

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Matariki Stars - Creative Kids

Come and celebrate Matariki with EcoMatters and author/artist Emma Hinton in this contemplative c...

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Matariki Symposium: Women of Wisdom

Join us for our Matariki Symposium, an opportunity to be nourished with karakia, kai and korero.

15 Jun 2024

North Shore Embroiderers Guild Open Day @ Glenfield Library

You are welcome to come and meet some members of the North Shore Embroiderers' Guild, see what th...

15 Jun 2024

Pounamu Workshop

Join Maha and learn about the practices associated with Māori toi (arts) whilst creating a pounam...