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Environment 30 Nov 2015

Parks go smokefree in Upper Harbour

Upper Harb​our Local Board has moved to make its 10 most popular local parks and reserves smokefree.

Libraries 30 Nov 2015

Auckland Libraries help kids crack Minecraft code

Steve and Alex from Minecraft are teaming up with President Obama and Auckland Libraries to get kids writing code.

Community 27 Nov 2015

Pilot of all-access restrooms in council offices planned

As a way of acknowledging the diversity of Auckland Council's staff and visitors and their individual needs, the council is looking into a pilot programme to introduce ‘all-access’ restrooms.

Sports / Leisure 27 Nov 2015

Zoo tales: Rotoroa field trips

In this week’s Zoo tales, Auckland Zoo’s Rotoroa Island education officer Brian takes us on a field trip (with orca and kiwi!) and tells us why wildlife education is important as well as fun.

Beaches 27 Nov 2015

Driving permits for some west coast beaches

Recognising that driving on the beach is very different from driving on the road, the council has a permit system in place for people wanting to drive on the very popular Muriwai and Kariotahi beaches.

Business / Economy 27 Nov 2015

Opinion: Rules slashed in united Auckland

Opinion: 158 bylaws inherited from Auckland’s former councils have now been reviewed; just 20 new region-wide bylaws are all the rules we need.

Plans / Projects 26 Nov 2015

Council committee considers Auckland’s finances

Find out more about the role of Auckland Council's Finance and Performance Committee.

Plans / Projects 26 Nov 2015

North Rodney council proposed

The Northern Action Group (NAG) has applied to the Local Government Commission to create a North Rodney Unitary Council.

Events

18 Dec 2021 - 30 Jan 2022

Explodome

A fun space where creativity and curiosity are encouraged, where play and learning are one in the same.

18 Dec 2021 - 04 Feb 2022

Summer School Holidays 2021-2022

Find lots of fun, local and affordable activities for kids across the region over the school holidays.

18 Dec 2021 - 20 Feb 2022

George Watson: Kōtiro, Emepaea

The first major solo exhibition by George Watson, comprising a newly commissioned video and installation.

11 Dec 2021 - 03 Apr 2022

Sculpture in the Gardens

Outdoor sculptures along a 1.7km trail, an indoor exhibition and more at Auckland Botanic Gardens. 

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.