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Arts 23 May 2017

Beau Monga headlines Urbanesia's Pacific Day Out

The X-Factor winner will be one of the star attractions at this exciting event, celebrating contemporary Pacific art and culture.

Arts 12 May 2017

Auckland Art Gallery now offering tours in Mandarin

The tours offer highlights across Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, including an introduction to the gallery’s art collection, Māori portraits and its award-winning building.

Community 4 May 2017

Sign of significance for Patumahoe

The dedicated signs tell the story of mana whenua’s connection and history to the region and their location is selected by mana whenua in recognition of its cultural significance to the area.

Cultural 26 Apr 2017

Have you checked out the waterfront container library?

It’s something you might walk past at first if you’re rushing to or from Wynyard Quarter – but stop and take a closer look and you’ll find a special little library housed in a simple container by Te Wero Bridge.

Plans / Projects 20 Apr 2017

Māori design helping us experience Auckland as Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland Design Office's Phil Wihongi explains that by championing Māori design practice, Auckland Council is demonstrating its commitment to the Māori communities of Auckland and Te Titriti o Waitangi.

Cultural 3 Apr 2017

Live events pump up the volume

Discover free live events and performances at your local Auckland Council art centre.

Environment 3 Apr 2017

Kiwi to return home to Hunua Ranges

North Island brown kiwi will be released this afternoon in the Hunua Ranges, the first of their species to inhabit the area for decades.

Cultural 28 Mar 2017

Chinese Cultural Centre for Auckland

A Chinese Cultural Centre is to be established in Auckland, following the signing of an agreement between Mayor Phil Goff and Chinese Ambassador Wang Lutong.

Events86 Results

25 Jun 2024

Make a Pōhutukawa

Come and join us to make your own pōhutukawa to celebrate the Maori new year.

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.