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Heritage 23 Aug 2018

Digitising Auckland's earliest newspapers

Auckland War Memorial Museum, The National Library, Hocken Collections and Auckland Libraries collaborate to digitise a collection of the earliest Auckland newspapers.

Educational 22 Aug 2018

Do you know what a harpsichord is?

Don’t worry if you don't: we find out from harpsichord master Robert Petre.

Libraries 22 Aug 2018

Free online learning at Auckland Libraries

Gain business, tech and creative skills through lynda.com – free access for Auckland Libraries members.

Environment 16 Aug 2018

Gardening tips from Auckland’s Wintergardens team

The team at Auckland Domain’s popular Wintergardens is busy preparing for the coming spring months.

Kids / Family 15 Aug 2018

More reasons to visit as Zoo progresses its most exciting project

Auckland Zoo is reducing admission prices as it progresses the biggest and most exciting development in its 96-year history.

Parks / Outdoors 8 Aug 2018

Work in Auckland’s most beautiful office

Applications are open for paid summer internships in our beautiful regional parks.

Cultural 27 Jul 2018

Māori leadership programme leaves lasting impression on international students

International students based in Auckland have had the opportunity to spend a day with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

Community 24 Jul 2018

7 ways to eat well and spend less this winter

Winter can be an expensive time of year. Check out these tips from Love Food Hate Waste for eating healthy food for less money.

Environment 11 Jul 2018

What are you doing for Plastic Free July?

Get involved with these events, challenges and groups for Plastic Free July.

Arts 22 Jun 2018

Auckland students inspired by Kiwi screen star

The next generation of producers, actors and crew had the chance to be inspired by Kiwi star Cliff Curtis.

Educational 24 May 2018

The adventures of our mobile libraries

Auckland Council’s mobile librarians are on a mission to explore new areas and visit larger and more diverse groups.

14-24 year olds 23 May 2018

Meet Pest Free Heroes – Inka, Hayley and Henry

This month, Our Auckland chats to not one but three young heroes.

14-24 year olds 22 May 2018

Neat opportunity for NEET youth

What involves 28,600 Auckland youth and has four letters?

Cultural 11 May 2018

A tour through time

An exclusive look at the iconic Saint James Theatre.

Cultural 7 May 2018

Te kupu o te wiki – Word of the week

Check out this week's word and practise your te reo Māori.

Cultural 28 Apr 2018

Get the inside scoop with an Auckland archaeologist

Go behind the scenes with a true archaeologist.