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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.

Events110 Results

25 Aug 2022

Piringatahi | Special Collections Up Close: Real Gold, Auckland Treasures

Meet members of the Heritage Team and view a range of Auckland treasures.

26 Aug 2022

Piringatahi | Special Collections Up Close: Sporting Trailblazers

Highlighting some lesser known stories of Auckland and New Zealand sporting trailblazers.

26 Aug 2022

Revenge Fantasy Workshop

A space to write poems from rage and sick joy

27 Aug 2022

An Afternoon with Punjabi Authors

Members share reading recommendations on Punjabi history and culture.

27 Aug 2022

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

Learn to write your name in Chinese calligraphy.

27 Aug 2022

Il Sang - 일상 – Daily Life – A Performance by Jang Huddle

Dance collective Jang Huddle interprets an exhibition through contemporary dance.

27 Aug 2022

Mandarin Zoom Talk – Discussing Food in Literature

A Mandarin online presentation on the life and works of famous food literature authors.

27 Aug 2022

NZ's First Bollywood Concert with Live Symphony Orchestra

A unique experience presenting melodies of Shankar Ehsaan Loy.