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Atamira – Maori in the City 2011

September 22, 2011 – 4:48 pm |

Media Release
For immediate release
20 September, 2011
AUCKLAND — ATAMIRA – Maori in the City 2011, the largest three day celebration of Maori culture, will return to Auckland this October, the free festival is sponsored by Bank …

Free Pure Kiwi Water for All Could Lead to a Plastic Bottle Free Auckland City

September 9, 2011 – 1:11 pm |

Hauraki Golf Conservation Trust
Media release
7 September 2011
Water Fountains Spout Clean Green Outcome

Bottled water not only hits the pockets of Aucklanders but is rapidly becoming one of the greatest polluters of the …

BIG Little City Announces Restaurant Month

July 22, 2011 – 1:58 pm |

Get ready to clear your palate Auckland, this ‘BIG little City’ is gearing up to launch its first ever Restaurant Month, celebrating the very finest of world-class dining experiences across Auckland’s central city.
For 19 days …

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki – Re-Opens

June 29, 2011 – 2:14 pm |

Media Release
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Monday 27 June 2011
Newly refurbished areas of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki returned to the care of its staff today, after three years with Hawkins Construction. At the …

100 Free Fruit Trees for Auckland Schools: A Community Project from the Mount Eden Village People

May 3, 2011 – 6:07 pm |

The Mt Eden Village People continue to drive awareness for sustainable practises in their local community.
In 2010 the Mt Eden Village People successfully initiated the funding of 131 fruit trees by the Eden/Albert community board …

2011 Auckland Writers and Readers Festival – Tickets on Sale Now!

March 29, 2011 – 6:09 pm |

We are proud to announce the 2011 programme is complete and …

Truth is Stranger Than Fiction

February 22, 2011 – 5:39 pm |

Press release
The 2011 Auckland Writers & Readers Festival will hum with tales of human resilience – real life and fictional.
“Stories of struggle, sacrifice, and the instinct to maintain a capacity for compassion and human decency …

Award Winning Line Up For This Year’s Auckland International Buskers Festival

January 15, 2011 – 9:00 pm |

The Auckland International Buskers Festival is one event that really needs no introduction! Expect to be stopped in your tracks when walking the streets of central Auckland this Anniversary Weekend, because you …

Enter the Amazing Race – Auckland

November 26, 2010 – 4:59 pm |

Have you ever wished that you could be on the television show “The Amazing Race”? Well now is your chance!!!!
What is it?
The MOST Amazing Race is the most exciting event of 2010. Modeled on the …

A Regional Environment Hui – Auckland

November 17, 2010 – 3:17 pm |

If you care about, or are working to restore your part of the Auckland Region through action, education or policy, and want to meet with others to explore regional and local possibilities …

Good News from Tamaki Makaurau AKA Auckland – Auckland’s Awesome Transport Efforts and Art Week

November 8, 2010 – 11:07 am | One Comment

I live really close to Eden Park. The good thing about that is, well, it’s just a really awesome place to live. The not so good is that it can get pretty rowdy when games …

A City Full of Stories

September 10, 2010 – 5:10 pm |

Media release
Auckland City Council
A city full of stories
Share the stories of the people and places that make Auckland unique during the Auckland Heritage
Festival from 18 September to 3 October.
More than 140 exciting, diverse and interactive …

A Million Poems for Matariki

August 2, 2010 – 10:40 am | 10 Comments

“Don’t worry, this light isnt’ for surveillance!” said Michele, arms outreached – stretching to find the microphone.
“It’s just so that I know where it is,” she added, her voice booming out to the crowd, strong …

Kia Ora From the North

July 27, 2010 – 10:27 am | One Comment

The other night I was really grumpy.
Having sat two exams during the day, tried to move house that evening, and somewhat failed on the realisation that my car was broken and couldn’t be moved out …

Chinese Community Takes Over Kai to Pie this Saturday

June 15, 2010 – 2:00 pm |

Auckland is a unique culinary crock-pot, encompassing a dazzling array of foods from the dining tables of the 181 ethnic groups that call New Zealand’s largest city home. The World on Your Plate series at …

Student Music and Dance Performance at Chinese Festival

April 17, 2010 – 11:37 am |

Music and Dance students from The University of Auckland will be showcasing New Zealand arts and culture this May at the Beijing Modern Music Festival.
Representing New Zealand for the first time on the large international …

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