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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.

Events120 Results

25 Sep 2022 - 01 Oct 2022

Chinese Language Week Online Quiz

Test your knowledge on Chinese geography, history, culture and language.

24 Sep 2022 - 25 Sep 2022

Thoroughly Modern Māui

Music theatre star Rutene Spooner returns to Cabaret Season.

24 Sep 2022 - 07 Oct 2022

Three Views Korean Art Exhibition

This display features traditional Oriental paintings, modern art and wood craft.

23 Sep 2022 - 02 Oct 2022

Dirty Work

Indian Ink’s newest play features contemporary New Zealand hits and a fresh take on classic tunes.

16 Sep 2022 - 30 Oct 2022

Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn

Exhibition in conversation through the use of sound, craft-based practice and hue carving.

10 Sep 2022 - 26 Feb 2023

Tia Ranginui: Gonville Gothic

An exhibition about Māori fairy folk, patupaiarehe (supernatural beings).

01 Sep 2022 - 29 Sep 2022

Ngā Tohunga Whakatere – The Navigators

The story of Māori, Pasifika and European navigation towards Aotearoa through the eyes of a young girl, Moko.

24 Aug 2022 - 23 Oct 2022

Ukraine: The Cost of Freedom

A free photographic exhibition offering a recent glimpse of life from the frontline of the devastating war against Russian forces.