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Community 18 Apr 2016

The Anzac biscuit has a history of its own

The truth about the mighty Anzac biscuit may surprise you.

Educational 18 Apr 2016

Māori phrase of the week

Each week we bring you some new rerenga (sentences) and kupu (words) so you can practise your kōrero Māori.

Cultural 11 Apr 2016

Māori phrase of the week

Each week we bring you some new rerenga (sentences) and kupu (words) so you can practise your kōrero Māori.

Development 8 Apr 2016

Māori urban design expert joins the council

This week Auckland Council welcomed new staff member Phil Wihongi. Phil joins the council as the Mana Whenua Urban Design Principal Specialist for the Auckland Design Office. OurAuckland caught up with Phil to find out about his background and what the role entails.

Arts 6 Apr 2016

Renaissance for Aotea Quarter

The Aotea Quarter is set to regain its crown as Auckland’s centre for arts, culture and entertainment following adoption of a 20-year strategic framework.

Cultural 1 Apr 2016

100 years ago: The battle underground

On 11 October 1915, the New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company assembled at the Avondale Racecourse en route to the Western Front.

Cultural 29 Mar 2016

Māori phrase of the week

Each week we bring you some new rerenga (sentences) and kupu (words) so you can practise your kōrero Māori.

Events115 Results

15 Oct 2022 - 03 Dec 2022

Kahlo & Rivera: Mexican Modernism - A Curator’s Talk

Join us for an illustrated talk by curator Julia Waite as she explores the dynamic and complex networks between art, people and place in modern Mexico.

15 Oct 2022 - 22 Jan 2023

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Art and Life in Modern Mexico

Come face to face with one of the 20th century’s most recognisable cultural icons in this international exhibition.

17 Sep 2022 - 19 Nov 2022

Healthy Body Mind and Spirit: Living Tai Chi

Experience the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi for relaxation, balance and well-being for free.

16 Oct 2022

Centennial Tutankhamun Lecture

Join Dr.Nozomu Kawai for Contennial LTutankhamun lecture.

16 Oct 2022

Huìyì – Hui: A Ceramic Painting Circle

A free ceramic painting workshop and a friendly discussion around art themes.

17 Oct 2022

Henna Tattoos

Come to the library and get a professionally applied henna design.

17 Oct 2022 - 31 Oct 2022

Diwali Online Jigsaw Puzzle

Enjoy the Diwali jigsaw puzzle with your family.

18 Oct 2022

Diwali Rhymetime

Join us for our special rhymetime, as we get ready for Diwali, the festival of lights, with songs in Hindi and English.