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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...

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.

Cultural 21 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.

Community 14 Mar 2016

Māori phrase of the week

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

Cultural 9 Mar 2016

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.

Events83 Results

21 Mar 2023 - 10 Oct 2023

Toró: é tudo tanto/ It's all so much

In a torrent of images, words, sounds, sensations, meanings and artistic expressions, you are inv...

08 Nov 2022 - 31 Dec 2023

Māori Cultural Performance

Take a lively journey through the story of Aotearoa New Zealand and Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland)

05 Oct 2023

Guided tour - Kennedy Park and Rahopara Pa, Castor Bay

Kennedy Park and Rahopara Pa are rich in stories from the past and we can’t wait to share some of...

05 Oct 2023

Thursday Heritage Concerts- Descending muse: Katherine Mansfield in music

Martin Griffiths, Polly Sussex (cellos), and Sherry Grant (piano) combine their substantial liter...

05 Oct 2023

Treasure Hunters - Maraetai School Holiday Event

Come visit the Franklin Community Hub team for some fun treasure hunting themed crafts, art and a...

01 Oct 2023 - 30 Nov 2023

Guided Museum Tours

Our experienced guides have a rich wealth of knowledge across all aspects of maritime history and...

25 Sep 2023 - 05 Oct 2023

Te Hononga ā Toto

This exhibition is an opportunity to remember and celebrate the stories of our parents and grandp...

24 Sep 2023 - 05 Oct 2023

Peace and love: paper cut-outs from Poland. Part of Auckland Heritage Festival 2023.

Create Polish 'wycinanki' paper cut-outs in this fun workshop with the Polish Museum.