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Community 19 Sep 2022

Hard-working coastie steps down from politics

Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Member Janet Fitzgerald has stepped down from local government after a 30-year career dating back to Rodney District Council.

19 Sep 2022

‘Accidental politician’ Vanessa Neeson steps down after 33 years

Retiring Vanessa Neeson looks back on 33 years of West Auckland politics

Community 19 Sep 2022

Ōrākei stalwart steps away from politics

Former Board Chair Colin Davis has stepped away from local government after an almost 24-year career as an elected representative and a total of 62 years’ service to the city given he worked for the council continuously from 1960.

Community 16 Sep 2022

Barber Ken calls time on local board career

Long-serving Manurewa Local Board member Ken Penney is not seeking re-election.

Food / Drink 15 Sep 2022

Strengthening community kai resilience on Aotea

An increase in the amount of food grown locally on Aotea / Great Barrier is happening slowly but surely.

Heritage 15 Sep 2022

Preserving heritage for the future

A programme of work to strengthen the Studio One Toi Tū buildings is set to get underway in October.

Have your say 15 Sep 2022

Give feedback on how Upper Harbour parks are managed

People are invited to have their say on how 260 parks and almost 800 hectares of land are managed in Upper Harbour.

Parks / Outdoors 14 Sep 2022

History and heritage to be celebrated at local parks

Key parks in Puketāpapa have been identified as places where stories narrating the area’s rich history and heritage can be told.

Events

21 Jan 2023

Red Hot Chili Peppers with Post Malone

Legendary rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers returns to New Zealand.

21 Jan 2023

Takapuna Beach Summer Days Festival

Bring your friends, family, and loved ones along and celebrate summer with us.

21 Jan 2023 - 18 Feb 2023

Auckland Shakespeare in the Park 2023

There are two fabulous plays on offer this summer.

22 Jan 2023

Animalia of Kahlo: Masterful monkeys with Auckland Zoo

Come and learn about an amazing animal that inspired Frida Kahlo’s artwork – and made a cameo in it.

22 Jan 2023

Animalia of Kahlo: Parrot talk with Auckland Zoo

Come and learn about an amazing animal that inspired Frida Kahlo’s artwork.

27 Jan 2023

Silo Cinema: People's Choice - Cult Classic

Head down to Silo Park to enjoy a FREE movie projected onto Silo7. Since Silo Park is a democracy, we’re giving you the chance to decide which cult classic film we’ll play! We h...

27 Jan 2023 - 30 Jan 2023

Auckland International Buskers Festival

Four full days of energetic displays of fire breathing, hula hoops, mime, rola bola, comedy, magic and so much more, our performers will leave you mystified and mesmerized!

23 Sep 2022 - 28 Apr 2023

Water Safety Series

This workshop is aimed at anyone who isn't comfortable around water and beaches, such as tourists and migrants.