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Parks / Outdoors 21 Apr 2022

Six of the best walks for bird-spotting in Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland’s regional parks are havens for wildlife. If you know where to look, you can spot some of Aotearoa’s rarest and most beautiful birds.

Cycling 20 Apr 2022

eBikes versus ‘normal’ bikes: What should you choose?

As Tāmaki Makaurau’s cycling infrastructure continues to improve, and more cycleways and shared paths are built, getting around by bike is becoming much easier and increasingly popular. So should you opt for an e-bike or something more 'traditional', and how do you choose?

Cycling 20 Apr 2022

Build your confidence with 5 tips for nervous cyclists

Whether you’re a cycling rookie, or just a little unsure about sharing the tarmac with cars, Auckland has everything a beginner or nervous cyclist could ever need.

20 Apr 2022

‘It makes me feel proud’: Helping our tamariki understand Anzac Day

ANZAC soldier Ted Armstrong served in both World Wars - and survived. As did his four service medals. And every year, 12-year-old Darcy wears his great-grandfather’s medals with pride. Just as long as his granddad can find them.

Community 20 Apr 2022

Local projects a highlight of Puketāpapa Community Forum

Key local projects and how they benefit the community were the main talking points at Puketāpapa Local Board’s Community Forum for April.

19 Apr 2022

Voices of young people heard for Anzac Day

An Anzac Day speech competition has encouraged young people to get involved in the Ōrākei Local Board area.

Development 19 Apr 2022

Aucklanders can have their say on new high-density housing rules

Have your say on proposed changes to the city’s planning rulebook – the Auckland Unitary Plan in response to central government direction for greater housing density across the city.

Policies / Regulations 14 Apr 2022

New round of rental micromobility licences

Auckland Council and Auckland Transport will be accepting applications for the next round of rental e-scooter and rental bike licences in June 2022.

Events

28 Apr 2022 - 21 May 2022

Drawn In – Annual Members Drawing Exhibition

This exhibition celebrates drawing in all its forms.

28 Apr 2022 - 12 Jun 2022

ArtLab presents Squiggla

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

15 Apr 2022 - 04 Sep 2022

T. Rex is King

The greatest predator that ever lived is at Auckland Museum.

09 Apr 2022 - 28 May 2022

South-Versed | Group Exhibition

A self-curated group exhibition with works by eight artists.

08 Apr 2022 - 29 May 2022

A Dim, Purple Kind of Smell

An exhibition exploring how encounters with daily movements can be translated into mark making.

08 Apr 2022 - 29 May 2022

Only the Strongest / No Stars Above

Tāmaki Makaurau-based multidisciplinary artist Emily Brown presents a new suite of prints on stretched silk.

08 Apr 2022 - 29 May 2022

인사 Greeting

Yeonjae Choi explores ideas around femininity and race in a new suite of figurative clay vessels.

07 Apr 2022 - 19 Mar 2023

Nature Boy: The Photography of Olaf Petersen

Olaf's minimal photographs draw you into an unchaotic natural world.