679 days ago

Matariki for Tamariki – Ngā Tamariki o Ngā Mata Ariki

The Team from The New Zealand Dance Company

Proudly a part of Auckland’s Matariki Festival, The New Zealand Dance Company presents its premiere season of Matariki for Tamariki by Sean MacDonald at the Bruce Mason Centre 12-13 July & Māngere Arts Centre from 19-20 July.

Journeying through the story of the nine whetū (stars) of the Matariki cluster, Matariki for Tamariki is a celestial celebration for the whole whānau. Through majestic choreography, spectacular music, and evocative design, the curious adventurers onstage plant the seeds of new beginnings for hope of the future ahead.

Join the Company for a magical performance that will leave kids & “kidaults” alike filled with joy & gratitude for the whenua (land) we call home.
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1 day ago

How to recycle broken glass

The Team from Auckland Council

Learn what to do when recycling broken glass. Large chunks are ok, as long as they are from grocery packaging. Always remember when recycling if in doubt, leave it out.

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1 day ago

Covid-19: Auckland city Sky Bus patronage down 80pc post-pandemic

Caroline Williams Reporter from Central Leader

Passenger numbers on a bus between Auckland city and the airport are still down 80 per cent compared to before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sky Bus was forced to suspend its Auckland City Express and North Harbour Express services in March 2020 following the Government-imposed border restrictions and first Covid-19 lockdown.

The Sky Bus Auckland City Express, which departs downtown Auckland and travels to the airport via the northwestern motorway, resumed in July with a limited timetable.

However, current patronage for the 40-minute service is down 80 per cent compared to before the Covid-19 pandemic, Kinetic head of New Zealand operations Calum Haslop, who manages Sky Bus, said.

Meanwhile, the Sky Bus North Harbour Express service, which was north Aucklanders’ only direct link to the airport, is yet to resume.

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17 hours ago

What's On: Author Talk

Abigail from Epsom

Caroline Barron will talk about her memoir 'Ripiro Beach: Life After Near Death' which explores motherhood, grief, trauma and the search for identity.
Author Talk
  • Epsom Library