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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...

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.

Events87 Results

25 Jun 2024

Whai - Artist workshop with Janine Williams

Join Artist Janine Williams (Ngāti Paoa, Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara) in a hands-on workshop to learn...

28 May 2024 - 24 Dec 2024

Shared Reading Group

Join us to enjoy a short story & poem read aloud with a cup of tea.

26 Jun 2024

Beginners Astronomy: For Children and Families

Join the Auckland Astronomical Society for an interactive introduction to Astronomy and the star...

26 Jun 2024

Raranga Workshop for Matariki

Drop in at the Central Library Makerspace where local weaver Annie will be teaching us about the...

26 Jun 2024 - 29 Jun 2024

Te Whenua - Jean Yern

Te Whenua pays homage to the whenua through inspired soundscapes and lush blue video lightscapes.

27 Jun 2024

Embracing Poi

Come along to spend an afternoon creating poi using upcycled materials.

27 Jun 2024

Make your own poi and learn a traditional Māori poi dance

Make your own poi and join with us in learning a traditional Māori poi dance.

27 Jun 2024

Matariki Adult Paper Weaving

Embrace the ancient tradition of weaving!