Introducing Auckland Council's Māori heritage team
Auckland Council is committed to the appropriate protection of tangata whenua’s taonga, sites and places of cultural and historic heritage to avoid further deterioration or loss of the region’s fascinating Māori footprint.
Khulu takes top sculpture award
More than 320,000 people visited Sculpture in the Gardens this summer and were delighted by the array of outstanding artworks, free activities and gorgeous Gardens.
South Auckland stories launched
Taku Tāmaki – Auckland Stories South is the first exhibition in an exciting new partnership between MIT Manukau and Auckland Museum.
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.
Māori phrase of the week
Practise your te reo Māori each week with a new phrase.
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.
Quality design: Grey Lynn's gravitational pull
The design is influenced by Sir Isaac Newton – and in particular his work in optics.
Art spotlight: Nobody Here But Us
Who knew this 3.5-tonne beauty would become such a talking point with inner-city workers?
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!
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.
You will learn binding and lashing techniques that will help you complete your mini-masterpiece.
Puketāpapa Manu Aute Kite Day 2023
Bring your own kite to fly, or watch some of the large-scale kites on display.
Kia Ora Shorts 2023
Join us as we embark on the waka of Wairoa Māori Film Festival and journey into Tikanga Māori, recognising whanaungtanga.
Community Hāngī Picnic
Bring the whole whānau along, purchase one of our hāngī dinner plates or B.Y.O night-picnic nibbles to enjoy together around the embers.
Marama Matariki Pounamu
In this one-day workshop, Maha will introduce participants to new skill sets.