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Environment 9 Sep 2021

Major water quality infrastructure project completed ahead of swim season

Aucklanders can now enjoy the benefits of better water quality with the completion of the Ōkahu Bay stormwater network separation project. The project, to separate stormwater from wastewater pipes, will directly improve the water quality in Ōkahu Bay, and the wider Hauraki Gulf.

Environment 12 Aug 2021

Tree protection grants allow for growth

For some property owners, having a significant tree on their grounds may seem a blessing, for others it can be a struggle to care for, especially if the tree is very large, very old or protected.

Business / Economy 29 Jul 2021

Vote to help showcase Ōrākei’s best in business

The Ōrākei Local Board Business Awards 2021 offer a chance for locals to show their love by voting for those they consider the best in the area.

Community 26 Jul 2021

Local parks come alive in Ōrākei

Activating local green spaces and parks in the Ōrākei Local Board area.

Environment 5 Jul 2021

Planting season all go in the Eastern Bays

Planting season in Auckland happens twice a year, and one of those falls around New Zealand’s Arbour Day – 5 June – an opportunity which Ōrākei Local Board relishes.

Environment 17 Jun 2021

Ōrākei environmental warriors tackle moth plant

Nearly 5000 moth plant pods, as well as countless moth plant seedlings, were collected recently as part of a coordinated school competition aimed at reducing the effects of pest plants on the environment.

29 Apr 2021

Change of roles within Ōrākei Local Board

The role of Deputy Chair on the Ōrākei Local Board changed on 28 April 2021, to share the role between Sarah Powrie and Troy Elliott.

10 Year Budget 19 Mar 2021

Still time to have your say on the Recovery Budget

Aucklanders are being reminded that it is not too late to have a say in the Auckland Council Recovery Budget, with five days remaining until feedback is closed on 22 March 2021.

Events

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.

07 Nov 2021

Ellerslie Fairy Festival & Pirate Party

Be entertained by fairies, pirates, princesses, superheroes, unicorns and more.

07 Nov 2021

General Collective Kids Market

Offering high-quality, hand-selected stalls with a range of kids' wares.

08 Nov 2021 - 09 Nov 2021

In Your Neighbourhood: Heart & Soul

The harp is more than music for angels and Hollywood flashbacks, as Ingrid Bauer shows us.

11 Nov 2021 - 20 Nov 2021

Our Man in Havana

Graham Greene's classic satirical novel becomes a wonderfully funny and fast-moving romp.

25 Nov 2021 - 10 Mar 2022

Paul Neshausen Barfoot & Thompson Summer Swim Series

New Zealand's largest weekly open water swim event.

08 Dec 2021 - 19 Dec 2021

Feast | Claybenders Ceramic Exhibition

A showcase of contemporary ceramics produced by Students and Graduates of the Otago Polytechnic Diploma of Ceramic Arts.

31 Jan 2022

Mission Bay Art & Craft Market – Auckland Anniversary Day

A fantastic place to bring the whole family for a day out.