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Libraries 29 Jan 2020

Record numbers of budding book worms take part in summer reading programme

More than 13,000 Auckland children joined Kia Māia te Whai Dare to Explore this summer.

14-24 year olds 16 Jan 2020

Funding applications for SouthSci now open

South Auckland schools, universities, community and iwi groups are encouraged to apply for funding for STEM projects in 2020.

Educational 25 Nov 2019

How Auckland used to celebrate Christmas

Discover a few highlights of Auckland’s historic holiday sites.

Community 6 Nov 2019

Stay safe around fireworks

Stay safe and look after your pets around Guy Fawkes this year.

Parks / Outdoors 2 Oct 2019

Ambury Farm Day is back!

Experience life on the farm at Ambury Regional Park on Sunday 20 October.

Environmental Heroes 20 Sep 2019

Wild Child: Helping kids experience nature

Meet Glenn Browne who is helping children understand their natural environment.

Heritage 20 Sep 2019

Heritage Festival Diary: Week One Highlights

Check out the Heritage Festival programme, with events running from 5 to 28 October.

Environment 12 Sep 2019

Green shoots – fostering a sustainable future

Meet some of the many dedicated Aucklanders planting the seeds of kaitiakitanga in the next generation.

Cultural 12 Sep 2019

Keeping up with the Korero

Every New Zealander can help strengthen the Māori language simply by using it. That’s the theme of this year’s Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori / Māori Language Week.

Pest Free 3 Sep 2019

Meet us at the Home Show

Auckland Council taking part in the popular Auckland Home Show (4–8 September) to answer questions and dish out advice.

Parks / Outdoors 23 Aug 2019

Do you have what it takes to be a park ranger?

Applications are closing soon for Auckland Council’s student park ranger summer internship.

Beaches 16 Aug 2019

Watercare educates its 100,000th pupil

Educator Sally Smith reached a special milestone this week when she taught Watercare’s 100,000th pupil.

Waste 31 Jul 2019

Lifting the lid on our recycling

Meet bin inspectors Winston Tupou and Reno Morgan – two people helping Aucklanders recycle right.

Libraries 31 Jul 2019

Can't get to a library? Our volunteers will bring the books to you

Meet Gill Clive and the team bringing books and library services to Aucklanders unable to travel to our libraries.

14-24 year olds 19 Jun 2019

Enter Auckland’s premier school music and dance competition

Don’t miss your chance to compete in Stand Up Stand Out – one of Auckland’s biggest performing arts contests.