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Matariki 24 May 2024

Matariki Festival Week One Highlights (15 - 21 June)

Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council and iwi partner Ngāti Tamaoho present Matariki Festival, from 15 – 30 June, 2024.

Matariki 24 May 2024

Matariki Festival Week Two Highlights (22 - 30 June)

Chosen from over 90 events, here are highlights from the festival’s second week and closing weekend, 24 – 30 June. Mānawatia a Matariki!

Matariki 24 May 2024

Auckland Council and Ngāti Tamaoho reveal Matariki Festival 2024 line-up

The 16 day-long festival offers a programme of over 90 whānau-friendly events throughout Tāmaki Makaurau.

Anzac Day 12 Apr 2024

We will remember them – Anzac Day services in Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland Council and the Auckland RSA (Returned Services Association) invite Aucklanders to come together in remembrance on Anzac Day, 25 April at events across the region.

Summer 5 Mar 2024

Don't let grey skies spoil your summer

Across our region, there's plenty going on to keep you busy whatever the weather.

Central City Library 5 Mar 2024

That’s So Last Century: Auckland Central City Library announces new exhibition

Auckland Central City Library is thrilled to announce a captivating exhibition showcasing the evolution of fashion throughout Aotearoa in a new exhibition titled ‘That’s So Last Century: What We Wore 1950s-90s’.

Summer 15 Dec 2023

Events across the region

Discover what's on near you and across the region this summer, from live music to movies, sports, family fun and more.

Educational 13 Sep 2023

Immersive cultural and environmental education space on the waterfront opens to the public

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council have partnered to deliver Te Wharekura, a project which celebrates the cultural richness of Te Waitematā, and aims to inspire its protection.

Kids / Family 12 Sep 2023

11 places to see baby farm animals in Auckland this spring

Spring has sprung and the days are getting longer. Now is the perfect time to go animal spotting.

Central City Library 17 Jul 2023

Witi Ihimaera named as inaugural patron for Auckland Council Libraries’ We Read Auckland Festival

Witi Ihimaera is named as the first ever patron of Auckland Council Libraries’ Ka Pānui Tātau i Tāmaki Makaurau / We Read Auckland festival.

Arts 7 Jul 2023

Auckland Council reveals new public art installations

Auckland Council unveils the first production of artwork funded from Auckland Council’s Public Art Regional budget since 2020.

Heritage 6 Jul 2023

Exploring hidden heritage at Auckland Council Libraries

From Shakespeare's First Folio to rare maps and manuscripts, Auckland Council Libraries Heritage Collections are a treasure trove of information about our past.

Free 6 Jul 2023

You can fix it. Try woodworking classes and nail those DIY jobs

Upskill and upcycle at free and low-cost woodworking classes run by Auckland-based social enterprise The ReCreators.

Community 23 Jun 2022

Manurewa seniors gather for Matariki

Manurewa Seniors Network members gathered recently to acknowledge Matariki.