Sports / Leisure
Auckland named as a top destination on the rise
Auckland has been named one of the ‘Top Destinations on the Rise’ in the South Pacific in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2015.
Video: Watch the Magenta Adventure in action
Video: See the first cyclists zoom down Auckland's stunning new cycleway.
Video: Another look at Auckland's new Lightpath
Here's another look at how an unused motorway offramp was transformed into a magical – and magenta – celebration of cycling.
Waitawa Regional Park
Waitawa Regional Park is 188ha of coastal parkland located 13km east of Clevedon.
Blaze a trail at Sanders Reserve
Sanders Reserve is a great spot for enjoying the outdoors this summer
Parks go smokefree in Upper Harbour
Upper Harbour Local Board has moved to make its 10 most popular local parks and reserves smokefree.
Zoo tales: Rotoroa field trips
In this week’s Zoo tales, Auckland Zoo’s Rotoroa Island education officer Brian takes us on a field trip (with orca and kiwi!) and tells us why wildlife education is important as well as fun.
Driving permits for some west coast beaches
Recognising that driving on the beach is very different from driving on the road, the council has a permit system in place for people wanting to drive on the very popular Muriwai and Kariotahi beaches.
Manurewa Guided Walks
Get introduced to safe walking routes through the community and gentle nature paths to enjoy with loved ones.
Chess Club for Kids at Pakuranga Library
Come and meet other young chess enthusiasts.
Join the playgroup led by the Coordinator, Genevieve, who creates different fun activities for the children every week.
Whānau Friendly Exercise Class
The high-energy classes will make you fit and feel great.
Wriggle & Rhyme - Ponsonby
Babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers are all welcome.
FREE - Beginners' Family History Course
Everything you need to unlock the mysteries of your past.
Whangaparāoa Library's BrainFit (for adults)
Engage your mind by solving thought-provoking puzzles and problems.