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Morningside mayhem at Halloween

Morningside mayhem at Halloween
Frightful fun is set to break out in Morningside the night before Halloween.  Local businesses, Health and Sports Fitness Club, Crave Cafe and BodyFX and have teamed up to host a family event centred around New North Road, Morningside village. Organiser Steven Lee of Health and Sports Fitness Club says the free event is designed for local ...

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Street food takes over cafe strip

Street food takes over cafe strip
A popular street food tasting event is coming back to Kingsland but this time much bigger, with street music and entertainment as well. An earlier $5 Flavour Friday promotion run by Kingsland Business Society in March was so popular it’s being repeated on Friday 18 September and a dozen or more restaurants are involved. ...

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Kingsland creates a virtual community

Kingsland creates a virtual community
Businesses that operate in Kingsland are being linked to improve online connections and build search results through collective strength. Businesses are being encouraged to show they are 'proudly Kingsland' by using the social media style K-Link button on their own website that links directly to their business listing on the KingslandNZ website....

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Showcasing the colour of Kingsland

Showcasing the colour of Kingsland
Launched in March 2013, the Kingsland Karnival banner covers a long weekend of community, hospitality, arts and sport inspired events that showcase the colour of Kingsland. Kingsland Karnival is becoming an institution that is hotly anticipated on the Auckland events calendar, while continuing to convey the essence of Kingsland to visitors and ...

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Phoenix Fest returns in 2015

Phoenix Fest returns in 2015
Now an anticipated event in the Kingsland community, Phoenix Fest is back with a solid line up.    Headliners, Tahuna Breaks really typify the New Zealand summer sound, encompassing funk, disco, soul, live electronics and roots. Joining them on the day will be wildcard act Night Gaunts who won the Phoenix Fest band search comp...

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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 the weekend of 31 January-1 February. Shop to win game tickets, a signed jersey and ball at 26 participating outlets in Kingsland village between 16 to 25 January. As befitting New Zealand’s biggest summer event, the village is d...

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Flying start for Kingsland design project

Flying start for Kingsland design project
An exciting project to enhance an area of unused open space on New North Road is off to a flying start.  An enormous mural has been painted on the wall of the Alsco building by Auckland artists Charles and Janine Williams as Stage I of a planned pocket park.   The artists chose two Putangitangi ducks moving forward in unity to symbolis...

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Christmas start on Kingsland open space

Christmas start on Kingsland open space
Stage One of a planned shared space in Kingsland will involve a street art work and this may be underway before Christmas thanks to Albert-Eden Local Board support.  Members Glenda Fryer and Helga Arlington (from left in photo) met with street artists and muralists Charles & Janine Williams, aka Phat1 and Lady Diva (right) to disc...

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Kingsland 'Land of Kings'

Kingsland 'Land of Kings'
Kingsland's early movers and shakers are celebrated in its ‘Land of Kings’ heritage walk, inspired by the settlers of Cabbage Tree Swamp having the name of their main road changed in 1877, as celebrated in verse: 'No more a swamp of cabbage trees Of slugs and other ugly things Now Kingsland Road with none of these Is fitted for th...

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Property owner funds streetfront pocket park

Property owner funds streetfront pocket park
Pocket park coming to Kingsland - Central Leader August 22, 2014 A competition to redevelop the lawn area owned by Alsco NZ Ltd  in front of their buildings at 354-362 New North Road is already attracting a record number of entries. The design opportunity is open to students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Landscape Architec...

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