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Parks / Outdoors 28 Feb 2024

Wairaki / Lynfield Reserve – signed, sealed and delivered

It’s the first park in Puketāpapa to have its returned name signposted. In 2022, Puketāpapa Local Board formally adopted traditional Māori names for 17 parks which have been given dual names.

Community 20 Feb 2024

Roskill South Kindergarten unveils pou to mark 50 years

Local kindergarten commemorates 50 years with the construction of a meaningfully carved stand-alone pillar, marking an important moment and place, followed by a community-wide celebration.

Cleaning up our environment 14 Feb 2024

Mangrove survey launched

Few plants spark as much debate as mangroves. A survey is underway to find out more.

Libraries 14 Feb 2024

Point Chevalier interim library delayed

Despite reaching agreement for a lease at a Great North Road site, council has been informed that the business leasing the location is currently under negotiation for sale, and no longer available for lease.

Beaches 10 Jan 2024

Harbour pollution seen up close

Manukau Harbour Forum chair Jon Turner has been out with Sea Cleaners to see contamination and pollution for himself.

Akl Paths 18 Dec 2023

Rediscover Puketāpapa's open spaces this summer

Want to know what’s happening in your local parks and community spaces this summer?

Plans / Projects 14 Dec 2023

On the tools in Mt Roskill

Four major water infrastructure projects under construction in Mt Roskill and its nearby suburbs will play a major role in supporting the construction of over 12,000 homes. 

Parks / Outdoors 7 Dec 2023

Chamberlain Park upgrade to tee up for future growth

The provision of new greens to realign some of the holes at Chamberlain Park Golf Course has been given the go-ahead to improve safety and enable development of future amenities, with work due to start in early 2024.

Events

03 Mar 2024

South Auckland Animal Rescue Market Day

Awesome market with a huge variety of stalls, food trucks and attractions!

22 Feb 2024 - 21 Apr 2024

Kotahi te moemoeā - A Shared Vision

In this exhibition Māpura Studios celebrate and acknowledge the achievement and work of Ululau Am...

09 Feb 2024 - 01 Feb 2026

The Robertson Gift: Paths through Modernity

Featuring 49 paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture, the exhibition also includes visitor favo...

13 Jan 2024 - 23 Mar 2024

Kids Learn 2 Ride

Our kid's learn-to-ride courses are a great way for your child to try out some different bikes pr...

13 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

Bronze Bike Skills

If you’re new to riding or haven't been on a bike for a while, this relaxed, practical session is...

09 Dec 2023 - 05 May 2024

Guo Pei: Fashion, Art, Fantasy

In this Aotearoa New Zealand exclusive exhibition, experience the extravagant, breath-taking fash...

10 Sep 2023 - 08 Dec 2024

Shared Reading Group

Join us for our monthly shared reading group where we will read and discuss a short story and poem.

16 Jan 2024 - 21 Mar 2024

Bike Maintenance

This fun, hands-on workshop takes the mystery out of caring for your bike – from naming basic par...