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Community 2 Mar 2016

Small but perfectly formed

Kaukapakapa Library, one of the smallest libraries in NZ, was included in a recent BBC radio documentary on tiny book-lending institutions.

Cultural 29 Feb 2016

Māori phrase of the week

Practise your te reo Māori each week with a new phrase.

Cultural 26 Feb 2016

Sculptor of the week - Lucy Bucknall

Devonport-based sculptor Lucy Bucknall’s work The Learning captures the tender experience of storytelling that comes from this intimate and concentrated joint activity.

Cultural 5 Feb 2016

Quality design: Grey Lynn's gravitational pull

The design is influenced by Sir Isaac Newton – and in particular his work in optics.

Arts 3 Feb 2016

Art spotlight: Nobody Here But Us

Who knew this 3.5-tonne beauty would become such a talking point with inner-city workers?

Community 20 Jan 2016

Peaceful sanctuary for babies at Waikumete

Families of departed newborn and stillborn babies recently attended the blessing of a new children's sanctuary at Waikumete Cemetery.

Beaches 19 Jan 2016

Future of Long Bay restaurant decided

Plans for a large-scale restaurant at Long Bay Regional Park have halted indefinitely out of respect for the cultural significance of the beachfront site.

Arts 19 Jan 2016

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.