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Kingsland Grey Lynn Collaboration

Kingsland Grey Lynn Collaboration
Here at KBSI collaboration is a key to our success!
We have met with Brigitte Sistig, Project Co-Ordinator for Trash to Trade and are happy to announce we will be collaborating and assisting on this fantastic community project.





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Kingsland Gets an Events Billboard on Bond Street

Kingsland Gets an Events Billboard on Bond Street
Over the past three months we have started to develop a monthly event poster called” The Kingsland Line Up” This poster showcases what is happening in Kingsland to our Facebook and Neighbourly audiences. From here we also create events on Facebook and Eventfinda, encouraging our audience to visit Kingsland.







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“The Block” Dev Kingsland

“The Block” Dev Kingsland
We have met with the developer who has purchased 516 New North Road.  We are pleased to confirm that this Kingsland landmark will not be demolished but will be redeveloped for The Block TV series.

The developer is going through a  full strengthening exercise and intends to restore much of the character that has been lost since its conversion from a fire station to a boarding house, while upgrading the building so it can serve as a landmark for Kingsland in the years to come. 

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Eden Park Trust appoints new CEO

Eden Park Trust appoints new CEO
Nick Sautner will commence as Chief Executive Officer on 1 November.
 “Over the past twelve months, as General Manager Commercial, Nick has implemented a number of initiatives to grow revenue including an Icon Partnership programme, and for the first time in the stadium’s history, corporate suites are fully subscribed and membership growth has exceeded 40%. 

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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...

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The Big Hoot Kingsland

The Big Hoot Kingsland
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 s...

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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 ...

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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 provid...

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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. &nb...

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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 cre...

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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 ma...

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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 ...

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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 bigges...

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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&rs...

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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...

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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 e...

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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. Businesse...

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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 th...

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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...

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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...

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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 th...

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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 ...

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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 h...

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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...

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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 tran...

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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 ow...

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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 So...

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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 decke...

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Kingsland streets ahead with spectacular sign

Kingsland streets ahead with spectacular sign

A new gateway marker has been officially unveiled at the entry to Kingsland Village

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The Best in Shopping

The Best in Shopping
Cosmopolitan and hip Kingsland has boutique shops and eateries catering to both the fashion conscious and alternative.

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Kingsland 1993 - Reflecting on my Suburb

Step back 20 years in this archival short film by M Casey Sceats, which we have recently had edited and digitised.   

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Welcome mat clinches urban design competition

Welcome mat clinches urban design competition
'Revealing Kingsland' a stand out winner Local inspiration for Kingsland parklet It was a welcome mat woven from bluestone paving that stole the j...

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Kingsland Heritage Event - ‘Our Changing Community’

Kingsland Heritage Event - ‘Our Changing Community’
2-4pm Sat 28 Sep, 5 Oct & 12 Oct  Held at Trinity Methodist Church & Jubilee Hall this is a typically Kingsland quirky mix of film relea...

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Kingsland Kulture Codecracker Promo

Kingsland Kulture Codecracker Promo
We’re building a new Kingsland QR Code, icon by icon, including what makes up Kingsland Kulture.  At the end of 12 weeks, the unique hand-drawn and enhanced Kingsland Kulture design will be revealed.

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Kingsland for Business

Kingsland for Business
After hunting them down, the most exciting places in Kingsland have been gathered together ... by gather & hunt.co.nz.  Check out our new video clip featuring some pretty cool places to eat, drink and hang out.

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Urban Design Competition

Urban Design Competition
An Urban Design Competition is being held to create a gateway and ‘people place’ at the entry to Kingsland Village

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