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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 what the role entails.

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.

Events124 Results

24 Jun 2022 - 17 Jul 2022

Matariki Toi ki te Pāka – Art in the Park

An art exhibition created by west Auckland kura (schools).

24 Jun 2022 - 24 Jul 2022

Matariki at the Maritime

From workshops to exhibitions, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Matariki at Hui Te Ananui a Tangaora.

24 Jun 2022 - 24 Jul 2022

Tū mai hei Kaihōpara Matariki | Become a Matariki Explorer

Celebrate the rising of Matariki by travelling through our exhibitions.

24 Jun 2022 - 24 Jul 2022

Whiria: Ngā Manu Rere

An exhibition by artist and weaver Ruth Woodbury.

21 Jun 2022 - 03 Jul 2022

Scenes from a Yellow Peril

An uncomfortable, playful and enlightening provocation on racism and privilege in Aotearoa.

21 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Celebrating Matariki at the Village

Come to Howick Historical Village to celebrate Matariki.

21 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Matariki Festival 2022

An exciting line-up of more than 85 events region wide.

20 Jun 2022 - 07 Jul 2022

Te Tomokanga ki te Pō

This incredible mahi toi is a glowing waharoa standing 26 feet tall.