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Community 28 Jun 2016

100,000 native plants for waterway development

An innovative new partnership between Auckland Council, Te Whāngai Trust and Wesley Intermediate School which will see the creation of a native nursery was launched with a pōwhiri and hui this week.

Community 27 Jun 2016

Video showcases Manurewa's homegrown stars

An Olympic gold medallist, the head of one of New Zealand’s biggest companies, a television newsreader and a neighbourhood bakery are among ‘stars’ of a new video celebrating the south Auckland community of Manurewa.

Environment 24 Jun 2016

Helensville couple NZ's top farmers

Richard and Dianne Kidd of Helensville were announced the winners of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards at the 2016 National Sustainability Showcase.

Beaches 22 Jun 2016

Greenlight for Ōrewa seawall design

Auckland Council is going to seek consent to build a permanent seawall at the northern end of Ōrewa Beach.

Heritage 20 Jun 2016

Walkway through Papakura’s history

Images of Papakura’s past will be a feature of a new covered walkway connecting the town centre and train station.

Environment 20 Jun 2016

Whitebait not as you know it - A rare find in Piha Stream

Giant Kōkopu were found during a survey organised by scientists from Auckland Council’s Biodiversity Team, NIWA and Auckland Zoo. Short jawed kokopu, another species with just a handful of populations in Auckland, were discovered in a neighbouring...

Parks / Outdoors 17 Jun 2016

Birkenhead’s new BMX Pump Track

Last Sunday, Kaipatiki Local Board celebrated the opening its new BMX pump track at Birkenhead War Memorial Park.

16 Jun 2016

Game-changing study of Manukau Harbour

Manukau Harbour’s ecological health will be put under a scientifically-backed microscope for the first time in a complex hydrodynamic study commissioned by council-controlled organisation Watercare.

Events

12 Jul 2024

Chinese Cloisonné

Discover the ancient art of cloisonné in this captivating workshop designed just for kids!

12 Jul 2024 - 19 Jul 2024

School Holiday Art Programme

The UXBRIDGE School Holiday Art workshops are available for bookings now. Options for July are fe...

09 Feb 2024 - 13 Dec 2024

Coffee, Cake and Conversation

Join us at the library for a delightful gathering over coffee, engaging conversations, and an opp...

13 Jul 2024

Matariki Storytime with Miriama Kamo

Join Miriama Kamo (Ngāi Tahu/Ngāti Mutunga) alongside the Mt Albert Library whānau.

13 Jul 2024 - 14 Jul 2024

Still Life Oil Painting (weekend workshop)

Explore the richness and depth gained through oil painting. Hone your skills in composition, ligh...

08 Jun 2024 - 13 Jul 2024

Draw and Paint Group / Adults / 2nd Saturday

The Draw and Paint Group is for adults of all skill levels; from beginners to professionals.

14 Jul 2024

All Food All In (EcoPlay Challenge)

Sign up today for an hour-long workshop in Mt Roskill Library on how to reduce your food waste!

14 Jul 2024

Community Planting Day - Deborah Reserve, Okura

Join us on our annual planting day at Deborah Reserve!