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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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Sunday Sessions winter warm-up

Sunday Sessions winter warm-up
Sunday afternoon music is set to warm up Kingsland over the winter months, aimed at bringing a young clientele to the many hospo venues by public transport.  From 2-7pm on Sundays in June, July and August there will be live music at bars and cafes along with street entertainment at the Kingsland rail plaza.  “We want to show ...

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Auckland’s funkiest market

Auckland’s funkiest market

In addition to the monthly Crafternoon Tea market on the third Saturday of every month, Kingsland now has the Crystal Visions Holistic Market monthly on the fourth Saturday.  Both markets held at Trinity Church Hall, 400 New North Rd, Kingsland.  



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Phoenix Fest14

Phoenix Fest14

What a superb day it was on Saturday 22 March – 5,000-7,000 people came along to enjoy the music and entertainment between 12-6pm.  

If you were one of the happy crowd who made it such a success, complete our Visitor Survey and go in the draw to win one of three vouchers (1 x $50 and 2 x $20) generously donated by THE FRIDGE CAFE, 509 New North Rd, Kingsland.



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Kingsland Karnival presents Phoenix Fest14

Kingsland Karnival presents Phoenix Fest14
Kingsland Business Society and Phoenix Drinks are proud to present the reincarnation of this boutique festival at its new home in Kingsland’s own Nixon Park. On Saturday 22 March from noon to 6pm there will be music, markets, street theatre, children’s activities and entertainment plus the BodyFX FaceArt Competition. With...

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Kingsland gets savvy with video marketing

Kingsland gets savvy with video marketing
Check out this new video showing some of our dynamic Kingsland businesses In a clever  marketing move the Kingsland Business Society has made a high quality video for its over  400 members to use free of charge on their websites. The video highlights the services and hi-tech sector  businesses operating in the ar...

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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 15-16 February 2014. From January the village will be decked out with NRL Auckland Nines banners and flags - even window wraps of popular watering holes Citizen Park, The Faltering Fullback, Neighbourhood Brew Bar and The Kingslander. The party will rock a...

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