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Rates 11 Dec 2015

Ask Auckland Council – but not about everything!

If in doubt, ask Auckland Council. That seems to be the thought of many Aucklanders who, when they’re in an unusual or sticky situation, believe the council will have the answer.

Business / Economy 11 Dec 2015

Auckland named as a top destination on the rise

Auckland has been named one of the ‘Top Destinations on the Rise’ in the South Pacific in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2015.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Community recycling centre planned for Albert-Eden

A site in the Albert-Eden Local Board area is to be a new resource recovery facility.

Plans / Projects 11 Dec 2015

Mayor’s proposal for Annual Plan 2016/2017 focuses on stability

Auckland Mayor Len Brown on 10 December presented his proposal for the council's 2016/2017 Annual Plan, placing a focus on financial stability.

Educational 9 Dec 2015

Zoo Tales: What’s the Māori word for fat and round?

This week on Zoo Tales, we follow kunekune pigs, Alma and Neena, on their daily walk through the zoo.

Environment 9 Dec 2015

Weed-killing beetles on a mission

Nearly 400 beetles were released into a Birkenhead reserve this week with one mission.

Policies / Regulations 8 Dec 2015

Court fine reminds businesses to check smoke detectors

A recent Auckland District Court decision serves as a reminder for businesses to make sure their smoke detectors are compliant.

Heritage 8 Dec 2015

No heritage order for Remuera's Hanna Block

Plans to demolish the Hanna Block at King's School in Remuera will go ahead, following a decision by the council's Auckland Development Committee on 8 December.

Events

06 Jan 2022 - 10 Apr 2022

Kaipātiki Summer Fun Programme

For local families/whanau to enjoy being active together in local parks and reserves.

03 Jan 2022 - 13 Feb 2022

Michelangelo – A Different View

The most complete and authentic reproduction of Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes of the Sistine Chapel to be shown outside the Vatican.

02 Jan 2022 - 30 Jan 2022

Blown Up!

Fun and interactive, and full of tons of activities to keep kids of ages entertained.

18 Dec 2021 - 30 Jan 2022

Explodome

A fun space where creativity and curiosity are encouraged, where play and learning are one in the same.

18 Dec 2021 - 04 Feb 2022

Summer School Holidays 2021-2022

Find lots of fun, local and affordable activities for kids across the region over the school holidays.

18 Dec 2021 - 20 Feb 2022

George Watson: Kōtiro, Emepaea

The first major solo exhibition by George Watson, comprising a newly commissioned video and installation.

13 Dec 2021 - 28 Jan 2022

Auckland Libraries: Kids Summer Reading Programme

Summer school holidays reading programme for tamariki aged 5-12.

11 Dec 2021 - 03 Apr 2022

Sculpture in the Gardens

Outdoor sculptures along a 1.7km trail, an indoor exhibition and more at Auckland Botanic Gardens.