So it looks like it's going to be a wet Easter.
Motor racing fans are invited to hear V8 supercars drivers Fabian Coulthard, Chaz Mostert, Will Davidson and Michael Caruso talk about life behind the wheel.
COMPETITION IS CLOSED Your chance to win one of 12 double ride packages for this year's Easter Show.
Baking and patisserie students at MIT now have a real-life cafe to test their recipes in.
Weed dating lets people flirt in the dirt
Chloe Waretini has organised weed dating as part of this year's EcoWest festival, allowing singles to 'make love and war on weeds'.
A new yoga class aims to de-stress middle-aged grumpy guys turning them into mellow men.
Ben Atkins' first book looks back to a time of gangsters and bootleggers in depression-era America.
I've always hankered after a solar array on the roof.
It's not too late to register for Auckland's biggest fun run, the 42nd Ports of Auckland Round the Bays.
CLOSED: Ebisu is launching into summer with a new addition to the number of healthy dishes that Ebisu has on the menu.
Outdoor movies, afternoon kids' activities and a live sand painting performance are just some of the things on offer at this year's Lantern Festival.
Due to overwhelming demand, producers have extended the registration period for children wanting to audition for a role in ANNIE.
REVIEW: Mix Moon in New Lynn is a relatively new spot offering dishes from Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and India.
Rugby league supporters and fans will get the chance to welcome all 16 NRL club teams to Auckland for the first time on February 14 at Aotea Square, Auckland from midday.
Specialist dessert restaurant Milse creates incredible dishes with some interesting twists.
Guest blogger Brett O'Riley from ATEED looks at how innovation networks can help determine Auckland's economic direction.
Chinese rock band Tang Dynasty will be a headline act at this year's Auckland Lantern Festival from February 13 to 16.
Keen to try something new, Catherine Healy headed out to Ostro, the latest addition to Britomart's dining scene.
Next year's Lantern Festival is shaping up to be the biggest and brightest yet.
It's been nine nears since the Channel Four News Team assembled on screens and it seems they have aged like a good bottle of scotch.
Concert-goers at Saturday's Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park at the Auckland Domain will get to see award winning singer songwriter Jamie McDell perform Saving.
Christmas has come early for league fan Shae Roberts .
Al Brown's Federal Delicatessen brings a slice of New York to Auckland.
REVIEW: If you're after some family friendly fun complete with men in tights, check out Robin Hood at TAPAC theatre.
Christmas is just around the corner and with that in mind Auckland Transport has launched its "Make It Home Safely" campaign.
The term 'hidden gem' is thrown around a lot but when it comes to The Lost World Mini Golf it couldn't be more true.
REVIEW: Takapuna's McKenzies Project has gained another fine addition in the form of Blunderbuss.
The Great Kiwi Road Trip is now on!
A baker-turned-cookbook writer is one of the creative women sharing their secrets to success in a new book.
Tim Phin is the man behind Our:House, a music festival that draws thousands of partygoers.
REVIEW: Hidden on a leafy suburban street sits Good One in all its relaxed, cool workshop glory.
The distinctive roar of one of the world's most popular Warbirds aircraft will be heard over Ardmore this Sunday.
Portrait painter Delicia Sampero honours 10 women with the Mirror Mama Project.
The Roskill Coffee Project is a way to help young adults who might otherwise "fall through the cracks".
Food festival brings Auckland's top eateries together for taste sensation.
Volunteers mucked in at Auckland Zoo ahead of Orangutan Caring Week.
REVIEW: Herne Bay's Janken offers a Japanese menu with interesting twists.
Budding cricketers are being called to come forward and pitch for a grant as part of the ANZ Cricket Grant Scheme.
Sporting fans have one last chance this year to view a massive collection of memorabilia collected by Sir Peter Leitch and now on display at the East Stand of Mt Smart Stadium.
This year's Taste of Auckland food festival kicks off next week and is jam packed with tasty offerings.
Alexander Bartlett is bringing two works to interactive light festival Art in the Dark.
Proceeds from a fundraising luncheon featuring Prime Minister John Key as guest speaker will go towards three youth suicide initiatives in west Auckland.
Waitakere Festival is expecting 10,000 people this year so it's hard to believe it was originally supposed to be a picnic.
As the climate change debate continues around the globe a play is aiming to make a difference in our backyard.
The InterAct Disability Arts Festival is back and band The Mutes from Mars are thrilled to be a part of it.
REVIEW: There is much to admire about Scullery on Auckland's K Road.
Diwali Festival draws in the crowds
Thousands of Aucklanders made this year's Diwali Festival one of the most successful the inner city has ever seen.
The Auckland University Glee Club will perform at Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park this year.
We're asking readers to nominate children for a special trip around the Waitemata harbour
Songwriting's most prestigious award could be handed to a North Shore artist for the second year running.