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Environment 13 Jul 2017

Long grass on motorway verges helping keep dotterels safe

The NZ Transport Agency is deliberately letting the grass grow long on some verges along the Northern Motorway to help protect endangered dotterels in the area.

Community 12 Jul 2017

Charge your phone for free in the city

As part of its Low Carbon Action Plan, Waitematā Local Board has placed two solar-powered device-charging tables in high-pedestrian areas of the inner city.

Beaches 12 Jul 2017

Enjoy your Albany

Did you know that Albany and its surrounding area is full of great things to do? From parks and playgrounds, to pools, leisure centres and libraries, all run or looked after by Auckland Council.

Sports / Leisure 12 Jul 2017

New lights to brighten experience at Mt Smart Stadium

One of the most sophisticated lighting systems on the planet is about to be unveiled at Mt Smart Stadium, giving sports fans a chance to see all the action more vividly.

Plans / Projects 12 Jul 2017

The City Rail Link in numbers

The CRL is one of the biggest transport projects ever undertaken in Auckland. What does that look like in numbers? Read on to find out.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 11 Jul 2017

Stay safe around slips

The recent spate of soggy weather has led to several landslips across Auckland, from minor slips to large sections of cliff face that have given way.

Transport 11 Jul 2017

What are those big red silos near Britomart?

People passing by the former Chief Post Office building in Lower Queen Street will have noticed some shiny new additions to the construction area.

Environment 7 Jul 2017

Conservation hero is saving pollinators

OurAuckland talks to Andrea Reid, the creator and champion of the Pollinator Paths movement.

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24 Jun 2024 - 30 Dec 2024

Community Tai Chi

Join us at Mt Albert Library for FREE community Tai Chi sessions.

10 Jun 2024 - 16 Dec 2024

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Learn more about Papatūānuku (Mother Earth) and how to tend to her garden bed.

05 Jun 2024 - 31 Jul 2024

People called Quakers: Celebrating 400 years since the birth of George Fox

This year marks 400 years since the birth of George Fox. View a rare 1694 edition of George Fox’s...

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