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Matariki 19 Apr 2024

Matariki Festival comes back to Arataki

After a year’s hiatus, the much-loved Matariki Festival will light up the winter at Arataki Visitor Centre again in June, thanks to the funding support from Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Community 19 Apr 2024

25 years untouched Aorere Park Playground revitalised

After more than 25 years, the Aorere Park Playground in Papatoetoe has been given a $2.2 million dollar upgrade that is sure to delight the local community, thanks to Ōtara-Papatoetoe local board.

Community 19 Apr 2024

Caribbean Drive sports fields open in April

Football and baseball players will be thrilled with the $3.5 million-dollar sports field development at Unsworth Heights’ Caribbean Drive set to open with a community celebration on 20 April.

Parks / Outdoors 19 Apr 2024

Play your part at Puketāpapa parks

In Puketāpapa there are a number of outstanding parks for the community to enjoy, and the local board is reminding park users to take care of these spaces so that everyone can enjoy them.

Auckland's Future In Progress 18 Apr 2024

Glenbrook boat ramp plan rejected

Franklin Local Board has said no to a plan to develop the boat ramp at Glenbrook.

Auckland's Future In Progress 18 Apr 2024

Top 10 ways to experience our ever changing downtown

Discover ten awe-inspiring things on Auckland’s waterfront. Some weren’t even here last summer, and some have been here for more than a century. Your walking shoes are calling.

City Centre Waterfront 17 Apr 2024

City centre transformation gathers pace, with 15 projects delivered in past 5 years

When a plan leaps off the page and becomes reality, there’s reason to celebrate.

Events

24 Jul 2024 - 24 Aug 2024

Get Fired - Kumeu Arts Members Exhibition of Ceramics

Our annual ceramics exhibition highlights the work of the many talented ceramic artists in our co...

27 Jul 2024 - 28 Jul 2024

Auckland Zinefest 2024

njoy FREE entry to Auckland Art Gallery and the market.

27 Jul 2024 - 30 Nov 2024

Dough and Play

Have fun with dough modelling, creative art and quality time for your whole family.

30 Jul 2024

Understanding Dementia

Come and listen to an essential talk by Brendan Hallam from Dementia Auckland about the different...

05 Aug 2024

FamilySearch Oral Genealogy and Records in the Pacific

Learn more about collections on FamilySearch and current efforts to preserve and make these recor...

07 Aug 2024

Negative Space: Genealogy Gaps Can Help Your Tree Flourish

let’s explore a technique called the Negative Space Approach.

09 Aug 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Auckland Family History Expo | Tāmaki Huinga Tātai Kōrero

Bring your laptops to take full advantage of the workshops and tutorials.

14 Aug 2024

London Gazette: A cornucopia of genealogical items

Listen to Helen Smith, a DNA specialist, researcher, and author with a strong interest in Austral...