On the passing of Barry Brickell
Auckland Council pays tribute to renowned potter, artist, environmentalist and craftsman Barry Brickell whose work features in many public collections, including the council’s.
Mayoral Writers’ Grant open
Applications are invited for the second Auckland Mayoral Writers’ Grant.
Q&A with Rhana Devenport
OurAuckland spoke with Rhana Devenport to find out more about her role as curator for the New Zealand Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale.
New extension opens at Estuary Arts Centre
A new extension doubles the size of the Estuary Arts Centre in Ōrewa
Toi Whītiki celebrates Auckland’s unique cultural identity
Toi Whītiki, Auckland Council's new arts plan, weaves the city's creative strands together.
Sculptor of the Week – Marte Szirmay
Auckland-based artist Marte Szirmay’s sculpture, Seek, is an acquisition award winner, for the permanent collection at Auckland Botanic Gardens.
Manukau set for transformation
The announcement by Panuku Development Auckland about major grades in Manukau has been welcomed by local residents.
Hearts of the City: Elsie
The most recent addition to the Hearts of the City series of art on walls around the city is the huge and stunning portrait, Elsie, created by Askew One.
Dawn Wishes to Hiwa-i-te-Rangi
Gathering to mark the opening of the Matariki Festival 2023, we invite you to join us for fire, karakia and kai.
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Embark on a transformative journey through the traditions of Māori culture and spirituality, illuminated by the shimmering star cluster of Matariki.
Matariki Festival 2023
Celebrate the Māori new year in Tāmaki Makaurau with Matariki Festival.
Kids Woodworking | Make a Wooden Whetu
Using sandpaper and paints to decorate, proudly make something that will last the test of time.
Matariki Manu Aute
Patterns inspired by the forest and nature will adorn your Manu Aute, acknowledging the entwined connection between Māori cultural patterns and the lands.
Te Karanga A Hape
Join us with family, friends, and colleagues for a fulsome programme of music, art, fashion, performance, workshops, and delightful kai!
Marae in the Sky
Be blown away by Marae in the Sky, a powerful new performance created exclusively for Matariki and directed and choreographed by Taane Mete (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Korokī Kahuku...
Te Kapa Haka o Te Wharekura o Hoani Waititi Marae
We are honoured to host their two half-hour kapa haka performances at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.