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Catch a train to catch the Lions

Catch a train to catch the Lions
Rugby fans taking a train to Eden Park to watch the Lions games will now be able to add a relaxed pre- game experience in one of Kingsland's many bars and eateries, thanks to forward planning by Auckland Transport. All ticket holders to Eden Park games get free travel for up to 3 hours before the game, meaning they can arrive in good time to enj...

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Calling all Kingsland Artists!

Calling all Kingsland Artists!
In early 2018 Auckland’s streets, parks and open spaces will play host to up to 40 individually designed and beautifully created 1.6m tall Owl sculptures. These Owls will be displayed on a trail across the city for 10 weeks as part of the Big Hoot art event. Kingsland Business Society is excited to announce that one of the owls will take p...

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Drama in the plaza

Drama in the plaza
The Kingsland rail plaza played host to a set of talented artists on the night of Saturday 18th March as part of a unique city-wide, night-time event celebrating Auckland’s art and culture. White Night originally began in Paris as an evening event to showcase the arts and the night time economy and it’s now spread all over the world....

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Free Wi-Fi sparks interest in pocket park

Free Wi-Fi sparks interest in pocket park
An already popular new green space in Kingsland - the Alsco Pocket Park - is set to become doubly popular after the recent launch of free Wi-Fi provided by Spark. Locals have already been flocking to the space - the result of a joint venture between Alsco and the Kingsland Business Society – and the roll out of free Wi-Fi is expected to be...

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Kingsland tram disaster commemorated after 113 years

Kingsland tram disaster commemorated after 113 years
A plaque has been laid at the site of Auckland’s worst tram accident on Christmas Eve 1903, when three people died and over 50 were injured.   The accident involved a full double decker tram headed towards Eden Terrace at around 8.30pm.  While the tram was waiting for another tram to clear the way, a brake failed and the car bega...

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Kingsland Art Gallery exhibition draws on 3 D technology

Kingsland Art Gallery exhibition draws on 3 D technology
https://youtu.be/1T2F_Cd4M4o   Kingsland’s business association is taking a futuristic approach in its campaign to showcase the creative side of the trendy suburb. Often known for its hospitality venues, Kingsland is also home to a variety of creative businesses. Kingsland Business Society is launching an online ‘art ...

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The spirit of Kingsland writ large

The spirit of Kingsland writ large
Recently the beating pulse of Kingsland was seen as never before, as one of Auckland’s leading commercial artists transformed a neighbourhood main street into a vibrant open-air exhibition space. Photographer Lee Howell has spent years immersed in the Kingsland community to authentically record the character of one of Auckland’s...

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Music video role offered in Kingsland festival

Music video role offered in Kingsland festival
A 'movie star for a day' opportunity is part of the 4 day Kingsland Karnival festivities, including Pecha Kucha Night, a Kingsland Flavours $5 Friday tasting evening on March 4th and an interactive afternoon with ‘Straight Outta Kingsland’ Hip Hop dancers Dynamix. Dynamix Dance Crew are a group of locals aged 12-17 from Baxter Da...

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Kingsland dressed up to The Nines

Kingsland dressed up to The Nines
Kingsland  is pleased to welcome the NRL Auckland Nines to Eden Park on Waitangi weekend 6-7 February. As befitting New Zealand’s biggest summer event, Kingsland village is decked out with NRL Auckland Nines banners, bunting and posters. All sixteen NRL clubs and 288 star players compete over one stunning weekend to win their share...

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Cabbage tree ribbon ceremony blends old with new

Cabbage tree ribbon ceremony blends old with new
With green space at a premium in rapidly intensifying Auckland, a Kingsland business group has come up with a great way to open up areas that weren’t previously being used by the public. Kingsland Business Society has spearheaded a public private partnership with local business Alsco NZ to fund the redevelopment of previously unused land on ...

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