Heritage shelter repurposed to promote te taiao
The Tāmaki Makaurau Mana Whenua Forum and Auckland Council are partnering together to give a Category B heritage shelter a new purpose through promoting te taiao (the natural environment) and providing environmental education.
Progress on Leys Institute buildings
Auckland Council has begun the development of a detailed business case for the restoration, modernisation and seismic remediation of the Leys Institute buildings.
Manurewa set for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori
Manurewa Local Board members are set to add te reo elements to business meetings.
Waiuku Museum supported by local board grants
Buildings that make up part of Waiuku Museum are in line for some care and attention thanks to Franklin Local Board.
Historical pipes preserved by park upgrade
Iron pipes that helped supply the North Shore with water more than 100 years ago, and discovered during works in Killarney Park in Takapuna, will be kept in place for the public to view.
Auckland Museum transformation wins NZ Institute of Architects awards
The redevelopment of Auckland Museum’s South Atrium, Te Ao Mārama, has been recognised by the New Zealand Institute of Architects at their annual Auckland Architecture Awards.
Major track upgrades begin on Māngere Mountain
Significant track enhancements are about to begin on Te Pane o Mataoho / Te Ara Pueru / Māngere Mountain aimed at preserving historic pā features and providing a safer, enhanced visitor experience.
Connecting the past and present of Maungakiekie-Tāmaki
A new photographic exhibit helps tell the story of the significant change in the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki area over the last 100 years.
Book-A-Family History Librarian
Make a FREE one-hour booking to see Auckland Libraries' family history specialist, Seonaid (Shona) Harvey.
HeritageTalks: ANZACs and the Easter Rising With Rory Sweetman
Dr. Rory Sweetman will talk about his book.
HeritageTalks: Online Cenotaph: Transcribing the Archives - Victoria Passau
Join Victoria Passau, Online Cenotaph & Enquiry Services Manager, in an overview of the recent project to transcribe an extensive number of archival records.
Anzac Day Parades and Services 2023
Anzac Day is a time to reflect on the servicemen and servicewomen, past and present, who have displayed courage and self-sacrifice serving our country. See a list of services an...
Family History Help
Library staff and volunteers from the Papakura branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists are here to help.
HeritageTalks: Audioculture Presents: Gareth Shute - Music and New Zealand
Learn why so many venues in the ‘70s were in hotels and how alcohol-themed bands like Beam and Distillery came to be.
HeritageTalks: Greys Avenue Chinese Restaurants with André Taber
This talk will look at the cheap and cheerful Golden Dragon and the more upmarket Chunking Café.