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Rates 11 Dec 2015

Ask Auckland Council – but not about everything!

If in doubt, ask Auckland Council. That seems to be the thought of many Aucklanders who, when they’re in an unusual or sticky situation, believe the council will have the answer.

Business / Economy 11 Dec 2015

Auckland named as a top destination on the rise

Auckland has been named one of the ‘Top Destinations on the Rise’ in the South Pacific in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2015.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Community recycling centre planned for Albert-Eden

A site in the Albert-Eden Local Board area is to be a new resource recovery facility.

Plans / Projects 11 Dec 2015

Mayor’s proposal for Annual Plan 2016/2017 focuses on stability

Auckland Mayor Len Brown on 10 December presented his proposal for the council's 2016/2017 Annual Plan, placing a focus on financial stability.

Educational 9 Dec 2015

Zoo Tales: What’s the Māori word for fat and round?

This week on Zoo Tales, we follow kunekune pigs, Alma and Neena, on their daily walk through the zoo.

Environment 9 Dec 2015

Weed-killing beetles on a mission

Nearly 400 beetles were released into a Birkenhead reserve this week with one mission.

Policies / Regulations 8 Dec 2015

Court fine reminds businesses to check smoke detectors

A recent Auckland District Court decision serves as a reminder for businesses to make sure their smoke detectors are compliant.

Heritage 8 Dec 2015

No heritage order for Remuera's Hanna Block

Plans to demolish the Hanna Block at King's School in Remuera will go ahead, following a decision by the council's Auckland Development Committee on 8 December.

Events

10 Dec 2021 - 13 Mar 2022

Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

An international exhibition exploring the work of legendary fashion designer Mary Quant.

07 Dec 2021 - 28 Feb 2022

The Pump Track Comes to Pukekohe

This free-to-use mobile attraction is a great way for people of all ages to ride around on bikes, scooters and skateboards.

04 Dec 2021 - 27 Feb 2022

Antireality Perversion Void

Jess Johnson has curated a collection of ceramic objects by makers who work from the underbelly of contemporary ceramics.

04 Dec 2021 - 27 Feb 2022

Portage 21 Exhibition

This annual award provides a vital platform to showcase the diversity of contemporary ceramic practice in Aotearoa.

04 Dec 2021 - 31 Oct 2022

Tūhuratia Exploded

This colourful and fun exhibition explores new and creative ways to engage with technology.

30 Nov 2021 - 05 Feb 2022

Exhibition: Remember Me by Fa'amele Etuale

Fa’amele Etuale's work pays homage to her alofa (love) for her a’iga (family), God, culture and grief.

24 Nov 2021 - 31 Jan 2022

Celebration of Auckland and its Culture

An outdoor street photography exhibition by the Auckland Festival of Photography.

24 Nov 2021 - 06 Feb 2022

PONO: The Potential of Making Something that Leads to Nothing

A free exhibition asking us to consider how to manaaki and hold space when we cannot physically host or be hosted.