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Plans / Projects 6 Dec 2022

Reimagining Tāmaki’s waterfront

Ōrākei Local Board has outlined the next steps for refreshing a popular area of Tāmaki Drive, in a bid to better cater for the increasing community use of the harbour.

Beaches 1 Dec 2022

Staying safe in Waitaramoa / Hobson Bay this summer

With the summer season upon us everyone’s looking to get out and enjoy the water. Waitaramoa / Hobson Bay is a great place to do that

Conservation 16 Nov 2022

Attracting shorebirds back to Tahuna Torea

A 3D printed pied stilt (poaka) decoy is being used to attract shorebirds.

Community 19 Sep 2022

Ōrākei stalwart steps away from politics

Former Board Chair Colin Davis has stepped away from local government after an almost 24-year career as an elected representative and a total of 62 years’ service to the city given he worked for the council continuously from 1960.

Akl Paths 13 Sep 2022

Pathways around Wai-O-Taiki closed for upgrade work

Pathways in and around Wai-O-Taiki Nature Reserve will be closed temporarily, while important track upgrades are undertaken.

Community 13 Sep 2022

Moneywise play options

Ōrākei Local Board supports the Meadowbank Toy Library through the Ōrākei Local Grant which are offered to the community biannually. The next grant round is open to applications 16 January to 17 February 2023.

Community 2 Sep 2022

New look community centre for Meadowbank

Community input sought on fit out of new centre in Meadowbank

Community 18 Aug 2022

Helping hand for the little guys

A little grant goes a long way

Events

09 Jan 2023 - 03 Feb 2023

Multi Activity School Holiday Programme

At least one day a week, we venture off-site for a trip day.

11 Dec 2022 - 02 Jul 2023

Book Chat

Book a chat with one of our librarians to find out about new books and authors just for you!

19 Jan 2023 - 25 May 2023

Ranger guided walk - Free

Learn about the unique flora and fauna that call the forest and waterways home and important environmental issues that we face today in the reserve.

11 Feb 2023

Interislander – Bean Rock Swim

Ocean swimming, running along the waterfront, music, food and activities.

25 Feb 2023

5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 - Organists Are Go - Kohimarama

Listen to light-hearted organ music that includes something rarely heard: organ duets for 4 hands & 4 feet!

25 Feb 2023

Kokedama Workshop

This class will teach you how to make beautifully planted moss balls and care for them.

26 Feb 2023

Propagation demonstration

Learn propagation techniques that you can easily do at home, expanding your indoor jungle to great heights without great expense.

04 Mar 2023

Opera in the Park

Join your friends for a fabulous evening of music and song.