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Soljans Wedding Expo 2018

Soljans Estate Winery is showcasing their stunning and unique wedding ceremony and reception venue at their 2018 Wedding Expo.

August 16, 2018

Auckland Transport’s SUV car park ban is 2018’s dumbest decision

OPINION: Auckland Transport (AT) has erected signs in a carpark in Remuera, Auckland, banning large vehicles, in an apparent effort to preserve the structure of the building.

August 16, 2018

Joi Tea Workshop

Come and join to learn all about medicinal herbs and how they can help to support your health and well-being.

August 14, 2018

Quote of the Day

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”

– Dalai Lama

August 14, 2018

Takapuna residents upset by concrete wall ‘obstructing’ coastal walk

The construction of a wall across one of the North Shore’s most popular walkways has sparked complaints and an Auckland Council investigation.

August 10, 2018

Quote of the Day

“We boil at different degrees.”

– Clint Eastwood

August 8, 2018

Liz Mitchell Winter Collection Fashion Show

Join for an exclusive fashion event in support of the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation at Harbouside Ocean Bar Grill.

August 6, 2018

Quote of the Day

“The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.”

– William S. Burroughs

August 3, 2018

I caught scabies at an Auckland theatre, moviegoer says

A woman claims she and her daughter likely caught scabies from an Auckland movie theatre.

August 2, 2018

Glengarry Epic Bordeaux Tasting 2018z

This will be an epic tasting event, with over 50 different Bordeaux to try.

August 2, 2018

Popular Auckland bus services to be cut

Auckland Transport is axing two popular express bus services from Auckland to Waiwera and Gulf Harbour in north Auckland from September 30.

July 31, 2018

The Auckland Food Show

The Food Show makes sampling the best cuisine from New Zealand and overseas easy by gathering the biggest, broadest, and most downright delicious selection of food all in the one place.

July 27, 2018

The struggle to improve Auckland’s ‘Third World suburb’

A once-bustling Auckland town centre has sunk into a derelict strip dominated by money lenders, ‘for lease’ signs and $2 shops.

July 25, 2018

Quote of the Day

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.”

– Confucius

July 23, 2018

Quote of the Day

“Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.”

– Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

July 19, 2018

School Holidays Night Markets

The popular Botany Night Markets are open these school holidays! Family friendly with all your favourite treats and delicacies.

July 18, 2018

Quote of the Day

“The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.”

– Gilbert K. Chesterton

July 13, 2018

Auckland Zinefest Market 2018

Auckland Zinefest Market 2018 is a community event that celebrates all things zines, DIY and self-publishing.

July 11, 2018

Govt criticised for moving slowly on Auckland growth boundary

The Government is being criticised for moving slowly in its efforts to remove Auckland’s urban growth boundary – which, before the election, Labour suggested was crucial to fixing the city’s housing crisis.

July 9, 2018

Community and I – Paint Projects

Lover of art? This is for you!

July 6, 2018

Construction company cordons off parking spaces for its own workers, claim angry neighbours

Businesses in a congested Auckland street are angry following allegations a construction company is commandeering street parking spaces for its workers.

July 5, 2018

Quote of the Day

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.”

– Mark Twain

July 3, 2018

Drunk driver sped past pedestrian crossing by Auckland school – police

Two teachers and a drunk driver were among dozens of drivers ticketed by police at a notoriously dangerous spot outside an Auckland school.

June 29, 2018

Quote of the Day

“Education is the movement from darkness to light.”

– Allan Bloom

June 27, 2018

General Collective Connect

General Collective Connect, a collaboration with Generator, offers an exciting unique shopping experience in the GridAKL precinct, for one day of mid-winter shopping.

June 25, 2018

Quote of the Day

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”

– Edith Wharton

June 22, 2018

Auckland Fried Chicken Festival

Fans of delicious, succulent chicken get excited as we have something epic planned for you. On the 12th of July, fly into La Cigale for the first ever Auckland Fried Chicken Festival!

June 21, 2018

Snow In the Park

Get out your snow shoes – Snow in the Park is back!

June 19, 2018

Train user calling for angle parking along Pukekohe’s Station Rd

A Pukekohe train user believes he has a simple solution to help ease Pukekohe train station parking woes.

June 19, 2018

The Dragon Boat Festival Cultural Experience Day 2018

Experience zongzi making, face painting, balloon twisting, craft making.

June 15, 2018

National says Government are ‘moving goal posts’ to make Auckland light rail stack up

The Government and Auckland Council are keen to build a light rail service from the Airport to the CBD and then out west, at a cost of around $6b.

June 14, 2018

Quote of the Day

“Be not simply good – be good for something.”

– Henry David Thoreau

June 11, 2018

Almost half of Kiwi parents would move house to get into ‘right’ school zone – poll

Parents have long been going to radical lengths to secure their children a place in coveted schools – from dramatically downsizing, using fake addresses and even leaving the family home to rent in another area.

June 8, 2018

Quote of the Day

“It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.”

– Gertrude Stein

June 7, 2018

Secret Winter Garden

This June come and immerse yourself in Auckland’s most hyped pop-up of the season.

June 5, 2018

Quote of the Day

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.”

– Henry Ward Beecher

June 1, 2018

What you need to know about Auckland’s regional fuel tax

Auckland will become the first city in the country to bring in a regional fuel tax, after councillors voted 13-7 in favour of the proposal on Thursday.

May 31, 2018

Auckland Eastern Market

Auckland Eastern Market is the only market in Eastern Auckland. Good quality fruit and vegetables at the best prices. A large variety of food vendors, and a specialist bric-a-brac area.

May 30, 2018

Paerata School kids worried about stream get no response from Mayor

The children of Paerata School are so worried about the future of their local stream they’re asking the Auckland mayor for help.

May 28, 2018

NZ Hot Sauce Festival 2018

Join likeminded chilli heads for the only event of its kind, the NZ Hot Sauce Festival. The third annual event is back and packing more punch than ever, with unique events now set over two days.

May 25, 2018

Auckland bus drivers cycle across city to up ’empathy’ levels

Some Auckland bus drivers – including those with “attitude issues” – are being made to cycle across the city in an effort to up their empathy for cyclists.

May 24, 2018

Quote of the Day

“Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.”

– Thomas Browne

May 22, 2018

Concussion in junior rugby hits five year high

Data obtained by Stuff showed the number of concussions lodged with ACC for junior rugby players was at a five year high across across nine of the 13 regions it held data on.

May 18, 2018

Quote of the Day

“If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.”

– John Galsworthy

May 16, 2018

Networking Drinks – Business Owners, Entrepreneurs & CEOs

Come & join for networking drinks & nibbles. Meet other Members – Entrepreneurs, CEOs, thought leaders & inspiring people.

May 14, 2018

Quote of the Day

“Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.”

– William Blake

May 11, 2018

Te Atatu Peninsula Artisan & Handmade Market

Celebrate Kiwi creativity and talent with us. Experience an ever-changing smorgasbord of artisan and handmade products each market day, made by talented artists and craftspeople who love what they do.

May 10, 2018

Hillary Clinton considered moving to NZ after loss to Trump

At a talk in Auckland on Monday night, the former first lady and secretary of state said she had received invitations from many Kiwis to come and live here following her loss.

May 8, 2018

Riversdale Park – Whau Arts Festival 2018

Auckland’s most exciting arts festival, the Whau Arts Festival is back in 2018 and set to be a neighbourhood block party like no other.

May 4, 2018

Riversdale Park – Whau Arts Festival 2018

Auckland’s most exciting arts festival, the Whau Arts Festival is back in 2018 and set to be a neighbourhood block party like no other.

May 4, 2018