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City Centre Waterfront 22 Apr 2024

Midtown erupts into song this May for New Zealand Music Month

New Zealand Music Month is spilling into the streets, squares and laneways of Tāmaki Makaurau this autumn.

Parks / Outdoors 22 Apr 2024

Ready for play? Playground updates for Manly and Torbay

Two playgrounds in Manly and Torbay are set for $520,000 worth of upgrades, thanks to the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board.

Competitions 19 Apr 2024

Local year 12 student to speak at Anzac service

Will Dickson from Glendowie College will be delivering a speech at St Heliers Anzac service on 25 April.

Planting 19 Apr 2024

No more grassing on Okupu Bay

More than 150 natives are thriving in Okupu thanks to a new approach to weed control.

Plans / Projects 19 Apr 2024

West Auckland arts boost from council fund

Two west Auckland arts organisations have been given a timely boost with a combined $60,000 in grants awards.

Matariki 19 Apr 2024

Matariki Festival comes back to Arataki

After a year’s hiatus, the much-loved Matariki Festival will light up the winter at Arataki Visitor Centre again in June, thanks to the funding support from Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Community 19 Apr 2024

25 years untouched Aorere Park Playground revitalised

After more than 25 years, the Aorere Park Playground in Papatoetoe has been given a $2.2 million dollar upgrade that is sure to delight the local community, thanks to Ōtara-Papatoetoe local board.

Events

09 Aug 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Auckland Family History Expo | Tāmaki Huinga Tātai Kōrero

Bring your laptops to take full advantage of the workshops and tutorials.

14 Aug 2024

London Gazette: A cornucopia of genealogical items

Listen to Helen Smith, a DNA specialist, researcher, and author with a strong interest in Austral...

03 Sep 2024 - 15 Sep 2024

In Other Words

Meet characters Arthur and Jane as they retell how they met, fell in love and tried to cope with...

09 Sep 2024

Creative Talks: Alan Reekie QSM

Alan is going to share his history with the arts and The PumpHouse in particular.

14 Sep 2024

NZTrio: Triptych 2 - Untrodden Ways (Selections)

Bringing together three incredibly accomplished artists: Amalia Hall (violin), Ashley Brown (cell...

15 Sep 2024

Bach Musica NZ: Mendelssohn Symphony No 2 Hymn of Praise, op 52

Bach Musica NZ, conducted by their Music Director Rita Paczian, will be joined by vocal soloists...

18 Sep 2024

NZTrio: Triptych 2 – Untrodden Ways

Our journey continues with Jennifer Higdon’s ‘Piano Trio’, evoking colours being spread on a canv...

19 Sep 2024 - 25 Sep 2024

Rigoletto

Join NZ Opera, a star-studded cast and a Fiat Bambina as Verdi steps into uncharted artistic terr...