News

Film

Film 4 Aug 2021

Auckland Film Studios expansion a major boost for the region’s screen industry

The announcement of $30 million New Zealand Government funding for a major expansion at Auckland Council-owned Auckland Film Studios will deliver crucial extra capacity for the region’s booming screen industry.

Have your say 8 Jun 2021

Council invites public feedback on streamlining of Trading, Events and Filming Bylaw

Auckland Council is inviting public feedback on the proposed new Public Trading, Events and Filming Bylaw 2022.

Film 8 Jan 2021

Entertainment for everyone with Music and Movies in Parks

Both Music in Parks and Movies in Parks are back for 2021 with an incredible line-up.

Educational 11 Jun 2020

Matariki Diary: Community Centres

As we head into the final week of Matariki Festival 2019, check out these great events near you.

Film 21 Nov 2019

Lions, aliens and superheroes coming to Movies in Parks this summer

Auckland Council is bringing 26 free movie events to parks near you this summer.

Heritage 3 Oct 2019

Auckland Heritage Festival Diary - Music and Film

Explore some of the highlights for music and film lovers from the 2019 Auckland Heritage Festival.

Film 21 Jun 2019

Have your say on an updated Auckland Film Protocol

Auckland Council is asking Aucklanders what they think of a refresh to the Auckland Film Protocol.

Film 18 Jul 2018

Shedding light on a dark place

The old North Shore City Council chambers will be seen in a new light with a hard-hitting Kiwi film.

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.

Arts 6 Jun 2018

Aucklanders value the arts, research shows

Research shows participation in the arts is at the highest level recorded in Auckland.

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.

Arts 15 Apr 2016

Auckland's screen sector is booming

Auckland’s screen sector is experiencing strong year-on-year growth.