The eyes of the god, Tāwhirimātea
In celebration of Matariki Festival 2016 Auckland Libraries has created a short video that tells the story of the dawning of the Māori new year. This story is one version of many different interpretations of Matariki.
Seeking new stories of the old west
The Waitākere Ranges Local Board is seeking original research for a new heritage conference focused on West Auckland’s history, called New Stories of the Old West.
Māori Language Week goes POP
POPPING and piquing public interest on Queens Wharf to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori.
Seniors’ Forum 2016: “a wonderful experience”
Around 300 seniors representing an array of cultural communities turned out for the 2016 Seniors’ Forum at the Aotea Centre yesterday - the first of its kind for Auckland Council.
Video showcases Manurewa's homegrown stars
An Olympic gold medallist, the head of one of New Zealand’s biggest companies, a television newsreader and a neighbourhood bakery are among ‘stars’ of a new video celebrating the south Auckland community of Manurewa.
Māori phrase of the week
Each week we bring you some new rerenga (sentences) and kupu (words) so you can practise your kōrero Māori.
Trees rise again on the summit of mighty Maungakiekie
Saturday 11 June marks an historic moment in time for the Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral mountain), Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill.
Watch: Hauhake launches Matariki Festival
'Hauhake’ is a rain art work by Janine and Charles Williams. The public unveiling of the work also marked the launch of the programme for Auckland Council’s Matariki Festival 2016.
Audible Garden FREE Concert
Participants from previous creativity workshops exhibit their talents.
Matariki Festival @Bayswater School
The festival includes kapa haka, food trucks, drinks, markets, lights, games, rides, and the famous bonfire not to be missed.
Pukekohe Youth Concert
The event will include Kapa Haka performances, original songs showcase, food trucks and much more.
Foyer Concert Series
Our Autumn programme sees us welcome three one-hour concerts that celebrate collaborative performances across different genres and experience levels.
HeritageTalks: Under the Mountain - Auckland’s Volcanoes with Kirsty Webb
Maurice Gee’s story will be a jumping-off point for a look at Hochstetter’s famous geological map.
Weathering With You | Free Japanese Film Screening - June 2023
Come and enjoy free Japanese movies.
Meditation in Motion with Tai Chi Hibiscus
Everyone is welcome to participate!
Night at Auckland Museum: Wonders of Egypt
Join us for a magical night as we whisk you back over 3,000 years to a time when the pharaohs ruled Egypt.