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Community 18 Jul 2016

The eyes of the god, Tāwhirimātea

In celebration of Matariki Festival 2016 Auckland Libraries has created a short video that tells the story of the dawning of the Māori new year. This story is one version of many different interpretations of Matariki.

Community 13 Jul 2016

Council integrating arts and culture into everyday life

For the first time since council amalgamation, a wide snapshot across the council family is capturing the range of arts and culture activity from its many departments and council controlled organisations.

Arts 12 Jul 2016

Celebrating cultural identity with visual artist, Peata Larkin

Peata Larkin is referencing traditional Māori motifs to create innovative and sought after paintings that celebrate our unique identity.

Arts 12 Jul 2016

A new look arts centre for Howick

On 11 June, Howick’s Uxbridge Arts Centre reopened after a year long redevelopment, realising the community’s vision for a fit for purpose arts and culture facility.

Heritage 11 Jul 2016

Seeking new stories of the old west

The Waitākere Ranges Local Board is seeking original research for a new heritage conference focused on West Auckland’s history, called New Stories of the Old West.

Arts 8 Jul 2016

Māori Language Week goes POP

POPPING and piquing public interest on Queens Wharf to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori.

Arts 14 Jun 2016

Hearts of the City: Sara Hughes

Like a sun burst, this heart is exploding with everything life has to offer. Sara hopes that its rays will be positive and life affirming to passersby.

Arts 10 Jun 2016

Watch: Hauhake launches Matariki Festival

'Hauhake’ is a rain art work by Janine and Charles Williams. The public unveiling of the work also marked the launch of the programme for Auckland Council’s Matariki Festival 2016.