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Colin Dale Park identified as new home for Speedway in Auckland

Published Friday 8 June 2018

Auckland Council, Regional Facilities Auckland and Speedway Promotions Limited (SPL) will today sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that proposes Colin Dale Park in Wiri as the future home of Speedway in Auckland.

Regional Facilities Auckland’s future vision for Auckland’s stadiums released

Published Monday 21 May 2018

A new central city stadium and an international cricket oval at Western Springs are included in a Venue Development Strategy released by Auckland Mayor Phil Goff.

Maritime Museum charts new course with RFA

Published Thursday 22 March 2018

New Zealand Maritime Museum has joined Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA), extending RFA’s guardianship of Auckland’s significant heritage institutions.

Zoo brings Auckland Bug Lab for Christmas

Published Monday 27 November 2017

The blockbuster science exhibition Bug Lab, created by New Zealand’s world-famous museum Te Papa and the Academy Award© winning Weta Workshop, opens at Auckland Zoo on 20 December for a special season.

Auckland Museum and MOTAT Trust board members announced

Published Friday 20 October 2017

Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) announces the following board reappointments:

Auckland Art Gallery to be obliterated this summer

Published Thursday 21 September 2017

A rainbow of brightly coloured dots will obliterate a pure white room when avant-garde Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s The obliteration room opens on Saturday 9 December at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

British & Irish Lions praise QBE Stadium as training venue

Published Thursday 13 July 2017

The touring British & Irish Lions have had high praise for the training venue and surfaces at Regional Facilities Auckland’s QBE Stadium, which they have used for much of their preparation while in New Zealand.

Mt Smart Stadium gets even smarter

Published Wednesday 12 July 2017

Global superstars Bruce Springsteen, Justin Bieber and Adele have already lit up Mt Smart Stadium in 2017. Now the job is being left to one of the most sophisticated lighting systems on the planet.

The Renaissance Art Collection of a Powerful Italian Family comes to Auckland

Published Tuesday 11 July 2017

The Renaissance Art Collection of a Powerful Italian Family comes to AucklandThe art and lives of a Florentine dynasty will be revealed in Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki’s new exhibition The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence which opens on Saturday 2 September 2017.Drawn from the extensive private art collection of the eminent Corsini family in Florence, Italy, the ...

Zoo celebrates volunteers’ incredible contribution

Published Friday 16 June 2017

National Volunteer Week Sat 17 June – Sun 25 June

New video series offers a Pacific perspective on the nude

Published Tuesday 13 June 2017

A new video series Pacific Bodies offers an alternative perspective on the story of the nude as presented in The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate, currently exhibited at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

Winter arts adventures await at Auckland Live's Pick & Mix

Published Wednesday 24 May 2017

The ever popular free family arts programme Auckland Live Pick & Mix is back! No more rainy day blues, tamariki will have so much fun with a jam-packed season of free performances and workshops by top New Zealand talent every weekend this winter. This year, Auckland Live Pick & Mix is bigger than ever with twelve weekends of exciting arts experiences for the young, and young at heart. ...

Auckland Art Gallery makes noise with Shout Whisper Wail!

Published Thursday 4 May 2017

Shout Whisper Wail! The 2017 Chartwell Show opens on Saturday 20 May at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki with free entry.

Record Summer of Concerts Delivers $37m Boost for Auckland

Published Thursday 20 April 2017

Music lovers from around New Zealand flocked to Auckland’s outdoor stadiums this summer, boosting the local economy by more than $37M – the city’s most successful outdoor concert season to date.

Auckland Art Gallery to offer tours in Mandarin for Chinese Kiwis and tourists

Published Friday 7 April 2017

From Thursday 13 April Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki will offer tours for Mandarin speakers. The 45-minute tours will feature highlights across Auckland Art Gallery and will include an introduction to the Gallery’s art collection, Māori portraits and its award-winning building.

Palm oil campaigners’ support grows ahead of April mandatory labelling vote

Published Tuesday 28 March 2017

Health professionals have joined Unmask Palm Oil and New Zealand and Australian zoos in the call for mandatory labelling of vegetable oils ahead of a ministerial vote in Australia next month.

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki announces its 2017 programme

Published Thursday 26 January 2017

This year promises a feast for the eyes and an awakening for the mind at Auckland Art Gallery with its far-reaching programme of exhibitions and events.

New Zoo development heroes Australia’s ‘Strangely Beautiful’

Published Friday 16 December 2016

Visitors to Auckland Zoo this weekend can look forward to saying gidday to some stunning Aussie newcomers with the opening of its new $3.2million highly immersive ‘Strangely Beautiful Australia’ development.

Body Laid Bare opening in 2017

Published Wednesday 30 November 2016

The body – in all its complexity – will be explored in The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate, Auckland Art Gallery’s major exhibition for 2017, which opens on Saturday 18 March.

Meet Auckland Art Gallery’s Monet

Published Wednesday 9 November 2016

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki has on long-term loan its first painting by Claude Monet and will exhibit the artwork from 9 November 2016.

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