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Community 11 May 2022

Community seeks to save greenspace

The Mission Bay Kohimarama Residents Association is pushing to retain a local reserve for future generations.

Parks / Outdoors 29 Apr 2022

New lookout at Churchill Park

A new lookout has been created at the highest point in Churchill Park in Glendowie, offering 360-degree views over the city including Te Naupata/Musick Point and toward Motukorea/Browns Island. 

19 Apr 2022

Voices of young people heard for Anzac Day

An Anzac Day speech competition has encouraged young people to get involved in the Ōrākei Local Board area.

Have your say 17 Feb 2022

Have your say on plans for The Landing

The Landing is an intensively used park located on the seaward side of Tamaki Drive, and its management plan is undergoing a refresh to better include the various communities who use the area.

Kids / Family 27 Jan 2022

Mission Bay’s iconic playground to be upgraded

A comprehensive remodel of the playground at Selwyn Reserve on the Mission Bay waterfront is now underway. Auckland Council will create an adventure playground with a wider age group and an increased volume of foot traffic in mind.

Beaches 8 Dec 2021

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

Business / Economy 25 Nov 2021

Local Business Awards a timely boost

Congratulations to all winners in the Ōrākei Local Board Business Awards, 2021.

4 Nov 2021

Mission Bay’s Trevor Moss Davis Memorial Fountain switched on after water restrictions lifted

Following the lifting of Auckland’s remaining water restrictions in October, Mission Bay’s beloved water fountain will be switched back on this weekend. However, Auckland Council is urging visitors to Selwyn Reserve to refrain from splashing about in the fountain this summer.

Events

25 May 2022 - 26 May 2022

Mental Health First Aid Aotearoa Workshop

A mental health first aid course will teach you how to provide initial support to adults.

28 May 2022

Bach Musica NZ: Singing Workshop

Learn and brush up essential singing techniques and improve your sound.

29 May 2022

Ōrākei Enviro Forum

A free community event to acknowledge the contribution of community volunteers, as well as network and share ideas.

01 Jun 2022 - 10 Jul 2022

Doc Edge Festival 2022

The chance to experience the best documentaries from New Zealand and around the world.

02 Jun 2022 - 08 Jul 2022

Can You Candidate? You Can. Drop-in Information Sessions

Drop-in information sessions for anyone interested in becoming a candidate in the Auckland Council local elections 2022.

11 Jun 2022

Bach Musica NZ: Sight-Reading Workshop

This workshop teaches the ability to sight-read with confidence and accuracy.

13 Jun 2022 - 14 Jun 2022

In Your Neighbourhood: Piazzolla Tangos

Sensuous, languid, smokily feline – there’s nothing quite like the music of Astor Piazzolla.

17 Jun 2022

Up Close with Vivaldi's Four Seasons

A deeper look at Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons.