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Environment 3 May 2016

Seagull rescue comes off without a hitch

It was a quiet day. Kim Clarke, a swimming pool inspector with the Building Control department, was going about her usual work day when she got the call.

Development 2 May 2016

Franklin Road set for makeover

Auckland Transport has released preliminary designs for the upgrade of Franklin Road.

Transport 29 Apr 2016

Simpler and more frequent bus network for North Shore

North Shore residents can look forward to a simpler, better connected, and more frequent bus network which reflects the community’s needs, as the final decisions on the New Network for the North Shore were released today.

Environment 29 Apr 2016

Creeping fuchsia at the Botanic Gardens

The blue pollen of these rare fuchsia are a treat for visitors to the Botanic Gardens.

Beaches 29 Apr 2016

Arkles Bay fishing permitted over winter

The summer-long ban on set netting at Arkles Bay will be lifted at midnight on Easter Monday.

Community 29 Apr 2016

Plan A, B and C is Earth!

Enter the gates at Sylvia Park School and you’ll be amazed at what students there have created.

Beaches 29 Apr 2016

Manukau Harbour home to many gems

With 520km of coastline, the Manukau Harbour is New Zealand’s second biggest harbour. It’s also home to many hidden gems which are well worth a visit while summer is still with us.

Sports / Leisure 29 Apr 2016

Don’t forget to see the forget-me-not at the Botanic Gardens

With their delicate white rosette like leaves forget-me-not are a firm favourite with visitors to Auckland’s Botanic Gardens.

Events

21 Jun 2024

Poi Making Workshop with Kororia Witika

Don’t miss this engaging workshop celebrating Māori culture, history and artistic expression.

21 Jun 2024

Matariki Community Festival

Join us for an afternoon celebrating Māori arts, crafts, culture, language, music, food, and hosp...

15 Mar 2024 - 20 Dec 2024

Blockhouse Bay Library Book Club

Come along and join our lively discussions about what you've been reading, and find new books fro...

22 Jun 2024

Bilingual Matariki Storytime in Te Reo Māori & English

Bring the whānau to enjoy this bilingual te reo Māori / English story time to celebrate Matariki!

22 Jun 2024

Enviro Expo

Fun family Conservation Day at the Warkworth Town Hall where you can meet numerous conservation g...

22 Jun 2024

Love and Remix your Leftovers Workshop - Waiuku Library

Learn new ideas to use up those forgotten ingredients hiding at the back of your fridge and pantr...

22 Jun 2024

MATA-FRIKI

MATA-FRIKI is a fun twilight event for the whānau to have a kanikani (dance) on a large-scale dan...

22 Jun 2024

Whakarewa Manu Tukutuku

Enjoy a day of kite flying on the marae! grab some tasty kai from our marae kitchen or selected...