Huntington Park, Auckland

5 hours ago

Free family events at the Viaduct this weekend!

The Team from Auckland Museum

This Labour Weekend, the Museum is coming to you at the Viaduct Harbour! As part of Tuia 250 commemorations, we’re offering a range of amazing, hands-on free experiences sure to delight the whole family, from Friday until Monday.

Ata Hira Museum on the Move: Voyage to Aotearoa, our pop-up … View more
This Labour Weekend, the Museum is coming to you at the Viaduct Harbour! As part of Tuia 250 commemorations, we’re offering a range of amazing, hands-on free experiences sure to delight the whole family, from Friday until Monday.

Ata Hira Museum on the Move: Voyage to Aotearoa, our pop-up museum, is a fun, interactive exhibition for kids that explores Tupaia’s life in Tahiti, on board the Endeavour and in his arrival to Aotearoa. Find out more here: www.aucklandmuseum.com...

We’ll also have Native Edible Gardens – Children’s Art Interactive, where kids can cut out their own edible/medicinal native flora from the selection of templates, puzzle them together, colour them in and add them to our Native Forest. There will be guest speakers at various times, offering talks plant taste tests. Find out more here: www.aucklandmuseum.com...

The Viaduct Harbour will be abuzz as the Tuia 250 waka flotilla arrives, with concerts, kai and plenty more happening. If you’re in Tāmaki Makaurau this weekend, make sure to come and check it out!

Many thanks to our Tahitian Community and Iwi partners for their contribution, participation and support of Ata Hira: Voyage to Aotearoa:

Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust
Ngati Hei
Ngā Uri o Tahuhunui o Rangi
Ngāti Oneone
Te Aitanga a Hauiti
Ngare Raumati
Te Ātiawa

We would like to acknowledge the on-going support of our Taumata-a-Iwi - Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, Ngāti Paoa and Waikato-Tainui.

6 hours ago

Updated: Firefighters dampen hot spots

The Team from Auckland Council

The fire at the New Zealand International Convention Centre on Hobson Street in central Auckland is moving into a new phase on Thursday, with fire crews still actively managing the fire.

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1 day ago

Tuia Mātauranga Roadshow in Auckland - free for children

The Team from Ministry of Education

Bring your kids to our Tuia Mātauranga interactive roadshow and take part in fun activities to learn more about our voyaging heritage and history.

It will be open on 26-28 October, 10 am to 4pm at Te Wero Island at Auckland Viaduct, near the Maritime Museum.

7 hours ago

Rebus Puzzles

NumberWorks'nWords Howick & Pakuranga

How many of these puzzles can you solve?

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17 hours ago

Learn te reo Māori!

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

Te Pōkaitahi Reo

Meet Parminder Singh (Punjabi) who shares his journey with Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi:

“Studying in the Pōkaitahi Reo programme has allowed me to develop a totally beautiful and unique relationship with Māori communities in Auckland. The learning has helped my … View more
Te Pōkaitahi Reo

Meet Parminder Singh (Punjabi) who shares his journey with Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi:

“Studying in the Pōkaitahi Reo programme has allowed me to develop a totally beautiful and unique relationship with Māori communities in Auckland. The learning has helped my work to bridge gaps between Māori and others in our multicultural communities. When I look back, I feel really proud. It’s a great feeling when I speak te reo Māori. It’s a privilege.”

Share in Parminder’s experience and enquire now for 2020. These programmes are tuition fee free!
Find out more

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1 day ago

What's On: Pestival - Join your project!

Lorelle from Sunnyhills

Come along and be part of local efforts towards Predator Free NZ 2050 - learn why and how to trap pests in your backyard - Pest Free Howick Ward pestfreehowick@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
Pestival - Join your project!
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1 day ago

Garage Sale - Saturday, 26 October from 8am to midday

Sarah from Pakuranga Heights

44 Archmillen Avenue, Pakuranga Heights.

Mostly clothes with a few other bits and pieces.

Clothes for
* boys up to size 4
* teenage boy
* mens … View more
44 Archmillen Avenue, Pakuranga Heights.

Mostly clothes with a few other bits and pieces.

Clothes for
* boys up to size 4
* teenage boy
* mens
* plus size ladies

Handbags and some shoes.

** NO TOOLS SORRY **

Will not start before 8am.

1 day ago

Grief and Loss

The Team from Grief and Loss Support Services

Grief and Loss Support Services East Auckland will be starting an adult Grief and Loss support group on Saturday 2nd of November at the All Saints Community Centre in Howick from 10.00am to 12. If you or anyone you know could benefit from this 6 week program then please get in touch. The group is … View moreGrief and Loss Support Services East Auckland will be starting an adult Grief and Loss support group on Saturday 2nd of November at the All Saints Community Centre in Howick from 10.00am to 12. If you or anyone you know could benefit from this 6 week program then please get in touch. The group is friendly and others who have attended would describe it as being helpful in supporting the grieving process. Grief and loss may be of a partner, parent, child or someone important in your life.
Please give Lesley a call on 022 069 7384 / 09 533 0222 For more information otherwise email griefandloss@allsaintshowick.org.nz

1 day ago

Updated: Fire crews expected to work throughout Wednesday

The Team from Auckland Council

Fire and Emergency New Zealand continues to work on the fire at the New Zealand International Convention Centre on Hobson Street and expects to continue working throughout the day.

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1 day ago

WATCH: SkyCity convention centre fire's 20-hour burn on film

The Team from Play Stuff

Hi Neighbours, have you seen smoke streaming out of the SkyCity convention centre?

Dramatic footage from multiple vantage points of the Auckland fire's unrelenting burn.

Play Now: play.stuff.co.nz...

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1 day ago

Free

Kusum from Pakuranga Heights

I have fridge and frizzer that works absolutely fine. Just got new one. It needs big cleaning as i am not able to do it.

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1 day ago

SkyCity fire update - traffic, road closures and bus disruptions

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The SkyCity fire is continuing to burn on Wednesday morning - with severe gales and rain forecast. There have been major road closures and bus timetable changes. Make sure you're up to date with the latest:

TRAFFIC: Due to major traffic delays expected in central Auckland, we are advising … View more
The SkyCity fire is continuing to burn on Wednesday morning - with severe gales and rain forecast. There have been major road closures and bus timetable changes. Make sure you're up to date with the latest:

TRAFFIC: Due to major traffic delays expected in central Auckland, we are advising Aucklanders to avoid unnecessary travel into the city centre," says Auckland Transport spokesperson John Nottage.
"If you can work from home or from a non-central location, or start work later in the day, we recommend you do so. More updates here.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Auckland Transport says detours are affecting the NX2 22A, 22N, 22R, 221X, 223X, 24B, 24R, 24W, 243X, 248X, 82, 802, 923, 75, 18, 151X, 171X, 172X, 195X, 209, 105, 106, 110, 125X, 129, 132, 132X, 133, 133X, 134 InnerLink and OuterLink bus services. There are also changes to bus stops.

-The SkyCity carpark was expected to open this morning and customers whose cars were stuck in the carpark on Tuesday night wouldn't be charged for the extra day.

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2 days ago

Speed limit reductions decided today

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Speed reductions on around 700 Auckland roads will be decided this afternoon.

Some of the dangerous roads considered for the reductions include Dairy Flat Highway, Whitford Rd, Hobson St and Karangahape Rd.

People are divided on whether reductions should be enforced. What are your thoughts?

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1 day ago

Drive to work? Park with Parkable.

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