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Transport 1 Mar 2017

WATCH: AMETI Eastern Busway

The Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative (AMETI) Eastern Busway is a group of projects in south-east Auckland that will improve transport choices and connections in the area.

Transport 28 Feb 2017

Volcano-themed skate park opens in New Windsor

Auckland's volcanic heritage has inspired a new skate park opened in New Windsor over the weekend of 25-26 February. The park is part of the NZ Transport Agency's Waterview Connection project.

Cycling 27 Feb 2017

Pt England School celebrates new bikes and cycling track

Pt England School pupils riding 50 new bicycles celebrated the official opening of their 400m state-of-the-art bike track on Thursday 23 February.

Plans / Projects 25 Feb 2017

Westgate Town Park set to bloom in spring

Te Hauāuru, the new Westgate Town Park, is due to be completed by spring. Hawkins Construction has started work on the 1.1ha site, which is situated in the 24ha open space next to the Northwest Mall on the corner of Maki Street and Tawhia Drive.

Development 24 Feb 2017

Women take the lead on central city redevelopment

The project to redevelop Freyberg Place and the Ellen Melville Centre has women in many key roles, including senior project leader, project manager, lead landscape architect, lead architect, and manager of the contracting team.

Environment 24 Feb 2017

Western Springs a pocket of calm for city-dwellers

Western Springs is much loved by Aucklanders and visitors for its beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife, says Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor Mike Lee.

Community 24 Feb 2017

Upcycling at the Tip Stop Shop

Next time you visit Great Barrier Island don't forget to grab a bargain at the Aotea Community Upcycle Centre in Claris, affectionately known by locals as the Tip Stop Shop.

24 Feb 2017

Warkworth facilities set for upgrade

Construction of two new public toilets in Warkworth is due to start soon.

Events

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...

03 Oct 2024 - 19 Oct 2024

A Slow Burlesque

A story about transformation, dressing up, becoming nothing, and becoming everything.