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Arts 12 May 2017

Auckland Art Gallery now offering tours in Mandarin

The tours offer highlights across Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, including an introduction to the gallery’s art collection, Māori portraits and its award-winning building.

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.

Events

10 Aug 2024 - 28 Sep 2024

Kia Ora Whaea

This exhibition will explore maternal mental health from a Māori perspective.

11 May 2024 - 14 Dec 2024

Teens’ Book Club

Bring your own choice of book to discuss with other teens who like reading.

11 Aug 2024

Luscious tulips botanical art workshop

Let your creativity flow as you connect with nature and fellow botanical art enthusiasts.

14 Jul 2024 - 08 Dec 2024

Shared Reading Group

Join us to enjoy a relaxed and fun discussion over a cup of tea about a short story and a poem we...

14 Jul 2024 - 08 Jun 2025

ReUse Market

Come to shop or sell preloved goods in this new centrally located covered market. 

09 Jun 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Science for Everyone - Tamariki

This programme is designed for all tamariki but especially girls.

11 Mar 2024 - 09 Dec 2024

Craft Circle

Enjoy lively conversations over free tea or coffee.

12 Feb 2024 - 10 Dec 2024

Craft Circle

Share your latest project with like-minded crafters, learn from others and pass on any tips or tr...