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Community 24 Apr 2017

Meet Waste Champion Green Jon

Waitākere Community Recycling Centre project manager Jon Morgan, known better as 'Green Jon', is keen to see local consumers become zero-waste champions.

21 Apr 2017

Manurewa honours local veterans and their families

A series of WW1 projects supported by Manurewa Local Board recognising the area’s veterans is helping ensure the sacrifices these men and women made are never forgotten.

Food / Drink 20 Apr 2017

Partnership lets students take food from ground to plate

Mangere Mountain Education Centre and Nestlé Cook for Life – Ka Tunu Ka Ora have partnered to offer educational workshops to secondary school students, giving them the opportunity to know more about food and nutrition.

Arts 20 Apr 2017

Maker movement putting power in young people’s hands

Creative champions and technology have come together in an initiative called Makerhood, helping people rediscover the art of making and encouraging people to tinker, fix and make stuff rather than consume it.

Transport 20 Apr 2017

Mount Albert town centre upgrade begins

The long-awaited Mount Albert town centre upgrade has commenced.

Arts 20 Apr 2017

New manager helps arts centre keep its community focus

Mairangi Bay Arts Centre has appointed a new manager, Angela Suh, as the gallery takes steps towards a new strategic plan to help it keep serving the changing community.

Environment 20 Apr 2017

Flagship recycling centre in Waiuku set for major upgrade

Auckland’s first Community Recycling Centre is undergoing extensive renovations to renew the centre and expand the facilities.

Community 18 Apr 2017

Bharatiya Mandir eyes up zero-waste future

One of Auckland’s largest Hindu temples has embarked on a zero-waste journey and hopes to influence its community of thousands in the process.

Events

08 Jun 2024 - 18 Aug 2024

Fred Graham Toi Whakaata / Reflections

The exhibition maps the importance of storytelling in Graham’s work at both the interpersonal and...

08 Jun 2024 - 25 Aug 2024

Rehutai

Shannon Te Ao, Arapeta Hakura, and Ngahuia Harrison are three artists from Aotearoa invited to ma...

07 Jun 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Much Ado About Nothing

The music scene of the 1970s plays host to Shakespeare’s classic tale of love, rumour, and innuendo.

06 Jun 2024 - 25 Jun 2024

Nature by Night Tours

This 1-hour guided night tour at our local park concludes with a cup of hot chocolate to warm up.

05 Jun 2024 - 31 Jul 2024

People called Quakers: Celebrating 400 years since the birth of George Fox

This year marks 400 years since the birth of George Fox. View a rare 1694 edition of George Fox’s...

05 Jun 2024 - 12 Dec 2024

Homework Club

Come join the Homework Club!

04 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024

Mana Matariki at Te Paataka Koorero o Festival

Te Paataka Koorero o Takaanini will host an epic Matariki event, beginning with a visual activation.

01 Jun 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

The photo, the object, the story

Come along to enjoy this exhibition.