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21 Feb 2024

The power of rangatahi celebrated in Whau Youth Awards

The power of young people has been acknowledged at the recent Whau Youth Awards.

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.

Avondale Library 17 Jan 2024

New hours for libraries in Whau

Avondale and Blockhouse Bay Libraries opening hours are set to change.

Arts 16 Jan 2024

Pottering away in Whau this summer

Three clay artists are offering free workshops in the Whau this summer.

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.

Plans / Projects 18 Dec 2023

Funding support for Whau community groups

18 community groups were awarded $33,000 in the latest round of Whau Local and Multiboard Grants.

Plans / Projects 20 Nov 2023

Board sets direction for next three years

Celebrating the rich diversity, building community and environment resilience, and honouring Māori heritage are all features of the Whau Local Board Plan 2023, which has now been finalised.

Community 13 Nov 2023

West boards welcome new kiwis at Hoani Waititi Marae

History was made as the first citizenship ceremony was held at Hoani Waititi Marae.

Events

01 Mar 2024 - 12 Apr 2024

Rhymetime at Blockhouse Bay Library

Fun songs, dancing and rhymes for you and your toddler to enjoy together.

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...

16 Jan 2024 - 10 Dec 2024

Textile Tuesday

Bring your own project or just turn up and learn alongside others.

11 Jan 2024 - 12 Dec 2024

Community Driver's Licence

These classes will be focused on theory.

02 Nov 2023 - 07 Nov 2024

Book Chat - Avondale Library

Everyone is welcome to join this friendly group to discuss books over tea or coffee.

15 Mar 2024 - 16 Mar 2024

Create a Terrace Garden for Community Kai

Join EcoMatters organic teaching garden designer and coordinator, Meg Liptrot, to create a commun...

16 Mar 2024

Nowruz kids event and market

This Farsi event will feature a variety of free activities for children, including performances,...