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Community 20 May 2016

Zoo Tales: Orangutan Charlie

Taking a blood sample from a male orangutan with a two metre arm-span is no easy task!

Community 16 May 2016

Māori phrase of the week

Each week we bring you some new rerenga (sentences) and kupu (words) so you can practise your kōrero Māori.

Community 13 May 2016

Zoo Tales: Miniature Monkeys

This week on Zoo Tales, meet the flower eating monkeys June and Piccolo.

Business / Economy 12 May 2016

Over 3000 attend JobFest

Air New Zealand, Auckland Council, Fletcher Building and Spark all had stands at the event.

Community 11 May 2016

Zoo Tales: Chalk and cheese cheetahs

A goofball and an accountant? Join cheetahs Anubis and Osiris on a walk around the Zoo and get an insight on their 'personalities' from keeper Emma.

Community 11 May 2016

Teaching dog safety in schools

Animal management officer Janet Larsen explains how the 'A Dog's Story' app is being used to teach dog safety in schools.

Community 9 May 2016

Māori phrase of the week

Each week we bring you some new rerenga (sentences) and kupu (words) so you can practise your kōrero Māori.

Community 2 May 2016

Māori phrase of the week

Each week we bring you some new rerenga (sentences) and kupu (words) so you can practise your kōrero Māori.

Educational 29 Apr 2016

Survey shows Kiwis want to combat kauri dieback

Almost 90 per cent of all those surveyed by Colmar Brunton agreed that it is “important” or “very important” to manage kauri dieback, even given the other threats to kauri forests.

Community 29 Apr 2016

Monkey business welcome at Auckland Libraries

2016 is Year of the Monkey and this week Auckland Libraries have kicked off a great range of events to celebrate the fact.

Libraries 29 Apr 2016

Central Library a warm escape for the homeless

For Auckland’s homeless, the comfort and warmth of the Auckland Central Library is a far stretch from the social isolation of the city streets - especially behind the pages of a good book.

Community 27 Apr 2016

How we marked Anzac Day over the past century

A century on, how have commemorations changed on this significant national day?

Community 26 Apr 2016

Swimming lessons for all ages and abilities

Almost 500,000 swimming lessons take place in Auckland Council-owned pools each year.

Community 22 Apr 2016

Zoo Tales: Lots of love to give

Today’s Zoo Tales is about masked lovebirds.

Educational 18 Apr 2016

Māori phrase of the week

Each week we bring you some new rerenga (sentences) and kupu (words) so you can practise your kōrero Māori.

Community 15 Apr 2016

Zoo Tales: Meet Oupa - proud father of 17!

Meet Oupa, one of Auckland Zoo’s oldest residents and proud father to 17 baby leopard tortoises!