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Parks / Outdoors 19 Apr 2024

Play your part at Puketāpapa parks

In Puketāpapa there are a number of outstanding parks for the community to enjoy, and the local board is reminding park users to take care of these spaces so that everyone can enjoy them.

Competitions 19 Apr 2024

Local year 12 student to speak at Anzac service

Will Dickson from Glendowie College will be delivering a speech at St Heliers Anzac service on 25 April.

Planting 19 Apr 2024

No more grassing on Okupu Bay

More than 150 natives are thriving in Okupu thanks to a new approach to weed control.

Plans / Projects 19 Apr 2024

West Auckland arts boost from council fund

Two west Auckland arts organisations have been given a timely boost with a combined $60,000 in grants awards.

Matariki 19 Apr 2024

Matariki Festival comes back to Arataki

After a year’s hiatus, the much-loved Matariki Festival will light up the winter at Arataki Visitor Centre again in June, thanks to the funding support from Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Community 19 Apr 2024

25 years untouched Aorere Park Playground revitalised

After more than 25 years, the Aorere Park Playground in Papatoetoe has been given a $2.2 million dollar upgrade that is sure to delight the local community, thanks to Ōtara-Papatoetoe local board.

Community 19 Apr 2024

Caribbean Drive sports fields open in April

Football and baseball players will be thrilled with the $3.5 million-dollar sports field development at Unsworth Heights’ Caribbean Drive set to open with a community celebration on 20 April.

Events

17 Feb 2024 - 16 Nov 2024

Auckland Central City Library Repair Cafe

To accommodate everyone, you will be able to see our volunteer repairers for 1 item at a time.

10 Feb 2024 - 30 Nov 2024

Music at Midday

Music at Midday returns to Pah Homestead with an hour of free live music from 12 to 1pm each Satu...

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...

25 Jan 2024 - 30 Apr 2024

Remembering Jacqui Geux Exhibition

This pop-up exhibition invites visitors to gain a new appreciation for the wildlife of Aotearoa f...

08 Jan 2024 - 30 Dec 2024

Storytime at Kumeu

Stories, rhymes and songs plus a craft activity.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Tai Chi Training

Our Tai chi training is suitable for all ages and all fitness levels.

09 Dec 2023 - 05 May 2024

Guo Pei: Fashion, Art, Fantasy

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

17 Nov 2023 - 20 Apr 2024

Food Truck Collective - South Auckland

Come along for a family friendly event also suitable for adults looking for a date night or dinne...