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Climate action 12 May 2022

Cycling budget controversy misses real point, say councillors

Waitākere Ward Councillors Shane Henderson and Linda Cooper say that headlines criticizing plans for future cycling infrastructure in Auckland missed the real issue, tackling climate change.  

Heritage 12 May 2022

Red letter day as Shadbolt House writers retreat takes step forward

Sixteen years in the making, Shadbolt House in Titirangi has taken a step toward becoming a writers retreat following a decision by Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Playgrounds 12 May 2022

Playgrounds for the brain

Everyone remembers the joy of visiting a playground as a child – working your way through the seesaw, swings, slide, climbing frame or merry-go-round, spending time on the piece of equipment you loved the most.

Parks / Outdoors 12 May 2022

Park work on hold so wider plan can be made

Carpark plans for Pukekohe hill Reserve have gone on hold so a wider development plan can be considered.

Cycling 12 May 2022

Learn the bike basics from local volunteers

So you’ve bought the bike, got the right gear and have been enjoying the freedom of exploring cycle pathways across Tāmaki Makaurau or avoiding traffic congestion by cycling to work. Now, though, it’s time for some basic bike maintenance. Where to go? 

Cycling 12 May 2022

Cycling for change

Improved cycle paths, free riding lessons and bike repair stations are helping Aucklanders choose a more sustainable transport option.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 12 May 2022

Sign language for an emergency

This week is New Zealand Sign Language week and Auckland Emergency Management in partnership with Deaf Aotearoa and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is bringing a cool new resource to teach kiwis how to use different signs during an emergency.

Events

06 May 2022 - 26 May 2022

Rykenberg's Musicians

A selection of music-themed images from the John Rykenberg collection.

06 May 2022 - 29 May 2022

The Jerome Incident, 1956

Peter Force is obsessed with ideas, storytelling and big sticks of charcoal.

03 May 2022 - 29 May 2022

EAC Student Showcase

A range of media will be on display from painting in acrylics, oils and watercolour and more mixed media.

03 May 2022 - 29 May 2022

Embroidery Showcase

This free showcase features a wide range of embroiderers' work.

01 May 2022 - 31 May 2022

Cheap & Cheerful Eats

Cafes, bars and restaurants in the city centre serve up delicious dishes to make your belly smile.

01 May 2022 - 31 May 2022

May at the Village

See performances by Morris Dancers on Sunday 1 May and experience the past come alive on Mother’s Day.

01 May 2022 - 31 Jul 2022

Te Kete o Harikoa by Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole

Celebrate crochet art with this free exhibition at Nathan Homestead.

28 Apr 2022 - 12 Jun 2022

ArtLab presents Squiggla

You are invited to exercise and embrace your creative thinking with whānau and friends.