14-24 year olds 18 Oct 2021

Help redesign a Hobsonville playground

With the playground due to be replaced at Hobsonville War Memorial Park, Upper Harbour Local Board is keen to take their cue from the community on new play equipment.

Green spaces 30 Sep 2021

Next steps for Fernhill Escarpment Reserve

Recreational walking in Albany took another step forward with Upper Harbour Local Board approving the path design and construction for Fernhill Escarpment Reserve.

Transport 30 Sep 2021

More people using Hobsonville Ferry during the week

Auckland Transport figures show that more Hobsonville residents are catching the ferry mid-week, with patronage growing by 30 per cent from the previous year.

Community 16 Aug 2021

East Coast Bays Library reopens after multi-million-dollar renovation

Space is no longer in short supply at East Coast Bays Library after a $2 million dollar renovation has transformed the library’s interior.

Parks / Outdoors 12 Aug 2021

New Long Bay parkland to complete Heritage Protection Area

Over 3000 square metres of coveted land adjoining Long Bay Regional Park has been purchased by Auckland Council, completing the 18-hectare Heritage Protection Area.

15 Jul 2021

Community volunteers recognised by Hibiscus and Bays

A special recognition ceremony was held last month at Estuary Arts Centre for the recipients of the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Volunteer Awards 2021.

2 Jul 2021

Recovery budget delivers for Albany

The council’s Governing Body adopted the 10-year Budget (2021-2031) on 29 June which provides for a $31.8 billion capital expenditure programme. The spending is at its highest level ever despite the difficult financial circumstances the organisation is facing in the short term.

14-24 year olds 2 Jul 2021

Help design a new Hobsonville park

Upper Harbour Local Board is asking Scott Point residents to help finalise the design of a new park.


25 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Keep New Zealand Beautiful Clean Up Week 2021

Participate in New Zealand’s largest clean up event and make a significant difference in your local area.

05 Nov 2021

Orewa Twilight Market

Selling everything from clothes, to produce, plants, wood work and more.

06 Nov 2021 - 18 Dec 2021

Silverdale Village Market

Shop crafts, jewellery, plants, fresh veges, handmade goods, baby wear, gifts and much more.

07 Nov 2021 - 12 Dec 2021

Orewa Artisan Market

Find something unique, something for yourself or a gift for someone else.

13 Nov 2021 - 29 Nov 2021

8th Hibiscus & Bays Art Awards

Mairangi Arts Centre is proud to host the 8th Hibiscus and Bays Art Awards.

28 Nov 2021

Culture Club

A space for avid fermentation enthusiasts in the community.

03 Dec 2021

Orewa Xmas Market

Over 150 of the best New Zealand creators, live entertainment and a fantastic variety of food trucks to tantalise your taste buds.

02 Apr 2022

Love Food Hate Waste – Love Your Leftovers

Learn creative new ideas to use up those forgotten ingredients hiding at the back of your fridge.