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Parks / Outdoors 11 Sep 2017

6 great ways to get rid of litter

Here are a few things you can do to get litter off our streets, beaches, parks and waterways and everywhere in between.

Educational 29 Aug 2017

5 MORE amazing places to see native New Zealand birds

Our readers' picks for the top places to see native birds in Auckland.

Environment 26 Aug 2017

Tips for trapping rats

Rats may be small but they have a massive impact on our native fauna and flora.

Environment 24 Aug 2017

Get ready to roll!

If you live in Howick or south Auckland, it's time to ditch the bags – your new rubbish bin collection starts on Monday 4 September.

Beaches 22 Aug 2017

A closer look at seabirds

While many Aucklanders and visitors value the Hauraki Gulf as a marine playground, there’s a lot more going on behind those Instagrammable scenes.

Environment 21 Aug 2017

WATCH: Incredible time-lapse of Great Barrier's night sky

Auckland's Great Barrier Island has recently been awarded Dark Sky Sanctuary Status by the International Dark-Sky Association.

Environment 21 Aug 2017

Great Barrier celebrates dark sky sanctuary

Hundreds of people turned out from the Great Barrier Island community to celebrate the island’s new international Dark Sky Sanctuary status on Saturday 19 August.

Environment 18 Aug 2017

Sumatran jungle coming to Auckland Zoo

The sights, sounds and smells of a tropical Sumatran rainforest will thrill visitors at a new precinct being built at Auckland Zoo.

Events35 Results

14 Jul 2024 - 08 Jun 2025

ReUse Market

Come to shop or sell preloved goods in this new centrally located covered market. 

19 Jul 2024 - 21 Nov 2024

Repair Cafe

REPAIRS available are MENDING of clothing and textiles (yet no alterations) as well as small ELEC...

18 May 2024 - 21 Dec 2024

Cinema Time for Kids

Get ready for adventure, laughter, and a magical time at the library!

17 Feb 2024 - 16 Nov 2024

Auckland Central City Library Repair Cafe

To accommodate everyone, you will be able to see our volunteer repairers for 1 item at a time.

20 Aug 2024

How you can recycle right

Brush up on your recycling knowledge as new national standards come into effect.

03 Sep 2024

Sort Your Space & Clear Your Mind Using the KonMari Method

Join Celine Sumic, certified KonMari Consultant, as she discusses how you can achieve more joy in...

12 Sep 2024

Tiny Seeds to Tasty Feasts: Growing your own salad ingredient

Create a salad using freshly harvested greens, and a wilted green salad dressing.

27 Apr 2024 - 07 Dec 2024

Kids Only Market

Games, dolls, books, and baking will all be swapped or sold.