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Educational 11 Mar 2016

Zoo Tales: Not a stripy horse!

Watch Zoo Tales to find out a quick and easy way to tell the difference between female zebra Itika and stallion Carlo.

14-24 year olds 4 Mar 2016

Meet the MADsters creating positive change in their communities

Meet the MADsters creating positive change in their communities.

Cultural 29 Feb 2016

Māori phrase of the week

Practise your te reo Māori each week with a new phrase.

Educational 25 Feb 2016

Building bright careers

Linlee Tram shares her experience of Auckland Council's graduate programme.

Community 19 Feb 2016

Zoo Tales: Horticulture with Hugo

Auckland Zoo's Manager of Horticulture, Hugo, is passionate about plants! Not only do he and his team make the Zoo look beautiful - they’re also working to conserve many rare and threatened plant species.

Community 12 Feb 2016

Zoo Tales: Excellent ectotherms

In this week's Zoo Tales, we meet some of the Zoo's ectotherms.

Community 11 Feb 2016

Auckland's Civil Defence plan attracts global kudos

Auckland Council is seeking feedback on its draft Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group Plan. But the draft has already attracted feedback from a world leader in planning for major emergencies, Allan Bonner.

Cultural 5 Feb 2016

Quality design: Grey Lynn's gravitational pull

The design is influenced by Sir Isaac Newton – and in particular his work in optics.

Community 5 Feb 2016

More bikes in schools needed

Auckland Council has awarded a significant regional sports and recreation grant to the Bike On NZ Charitable Trust.

Environment 5 Feb 2016

Take care when making cultural offerings to the Manukau Harbour

Aucklanders wishing to make cultural or religious offerings to the Manukau Harbour are being urged to be mindful and speak with the council beforehand.

Environment 29 Jan 2016

Zoo tales – devil’s in the detail!

This week on Zoo Tales, Auckland Zoo carnivore keeper tells us why she loves the little (Tasmanian) devils.

Educational 29 Jan 2016

Growing great Aucklanders – spaces available now

Families across Auckland have been enjoying the care and attention of early childhood educators at Kauri Kids.

Business / Economy 26 Jan 2016

Auckland: a tale of two cities

Greg Clark, global cities advisor, visited Auckland last week. Here’s what he had to say about growth, liveability and housing.

Housing 19 Jan 2016

Top tips to consider when hiring a builder

There are a number of handy tips and tricks to look out for when choosing a builder.

Cultural 18 Jan 2016

Māori phrase of the week

Practise your te reo Māori each week with a new phrase.

Housing 13 Jan 2016

Top tips for building inspections

You might want to hold off the champagne until you’ve got all your green lights from building inspectors.