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Matariki Festival 3 Jun 2021

Iwi Manaaki for Matariki Festival 2021 announced

Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council is delighted to be partnering with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei to deliver this year’s Matariki Festival for all Aucklanders, 19 June to 11 July.

Cultural 18 May 2021

Māori names and stories showcased in local parks

Names harking back to history and stories treasured by Māori are being showcased in local parks across the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board area.

Community 13 May 2021

Expansive new recreation space for Kaipātiki Reserve, Parakai

The restoration of Kaipātiki Reserve (formerly Parakai Recreation Reserve) is taking another step forward with plans to create an expansive new play space and community recreation area.

Environment 11 May 2021

Māngere Mountain restoration begins

Thousands of new native trees, track enhancements and a new playground planned for Māngere Mountain.

Heritage 7 Apr 2021

New museum exhibition shares diverse stories of Tāmaki Makaurau

The second stage of Auckland War Memorial Museums visitor transformation was unveiled on Wednesday 24 March when Tāmaki Herenga Waka: Stories of Auckland opened to the public.

Community 31 Mar 2021

Kaumatua housing plan gets a boost

Six Papakura Marae kaumatua housing units are nearing completion and three more have been approved for the site.

Community 31 Mar 2021

Gold award for Tūpuna Maunga Authority visitor centre

'Te Ipu Kōrero o Maungawhau' sits inside the heritage Kiosk building on Maungawhau / Mt Eden Maunga.

Community 17 Mar 2021

World of Cultures is here

Craving a cultural experience that normally requires getting on a plane?

Events46 Results

01 Feb 2022 - 27 Feb 2022

Studio One Toi Tū Proud Centre

Studio One Toi Tū is excited to be a Proud Centre and present a range of inclusive and fabulous events.

01 Feb 2022 - 27 Feb 2022

Te Tīmatanga

This month-long public arts and cultural festival looks to celebrate the talents, resilience, nuances and lived experience of Aotearoa’s kāhui (constellation) takatāpui. 

02 Feb 2022

Tatai Whakapapa

Our Poukōkiri Rangahau Māori (senior Māori research librarians) are here to guide you about your understanding of whakapapa.

02 Feb 2022 - 07 Feb 2022

Vector Lights for Waitangi Day 2022

Commemorating the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi between tangata whenua and the Crown.

05 Feb 2022

Bonzai Talk for Lunar New Year

Come and learn all about Bonzai from The New Zealand Chinese Bonsai Society.

05 Feb 2022

Korean Game: Yutnori

Play a big, family-friendly, traditional Korean board game in Albert Park.

12 Feb 2022

Sixth Multi-Ethnic Dance Festival 2021

More than 30 ethnic communities are taking part in the festival.

12 Feb 2022 - 02 Apr 2022

Exhibition: Tau Atu e! by Bethany Matai Edmunds

A solo exhibition of works by fibre sculptor Bethany Matai Edmunds, materialising her journey of returning home to the lands of her tupuna.