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Community 2 May 2024

Fines and community service for breaches by developers embraced by local board

Ōtara-Papatoetoe local board stands behind the decision to enforce substantial fines and community service on developers found in breach of the RMA regulations.

Community 1 May 2024

Windmill Pavilion revamp whirled around in time for netball season

The pavilion is now dressed ready to impress for the 2024 season with a newly upgraded kiosk and covered space, toilet facilities, first aid room and storage.

Community 1 May 2024

Targeted paths rate sent for final approval

Franklin Local Board will ask the Governing Body to give final approval to a targeted rate for the area to fund paths and pedestrian improvements.

Community 1 May 2024

Half time - swap over!

It's all change - sort of - at the top for Manurewa Local Board

Community 1 May 2024

Change of roles within Henderson-Massey Local Board

Dr. Will Flavell steps in to replace Brooke Loader as the new deputy chair of Henderson-Massey Local Board.

Community 30 Apr 2024

Nathan family returns for Homestead's swansong before it closes for renewal work

A crowd that included founding family members has gathered at Nathan Homestead, ahead of renewal and seismic-strengthening work, to celebrate its place at the heart of Manurewa. 

City Centre Waterfront 30 Apr 2024

Dance to the beats of Africa

Freyberg Square will move to the drumbeats of Africa on Friday 3 May when Ellen Melville Centre hosts an Afrikan Market between 4pm and 8pm, ushering in Africa Month and New Zealand Music Month side by side.

Community 30 Apr 2024

Eco-neighbourhoods create fun environment for learning

Dedicated work is being carried out in Ōtara to make meaningful contributions towards combating climate change.

Events

20 Feb 2024 - 17 Dec 2024

Social Knitting Club | Leys Institute Little Library

Whether you're a crochet novice or master knitter, if you want to meet other like-minded crafty f...

17 Jul 2024

Bamboo Printing with Oils

Join us for a fun printing workshop where children will create their own series of unique bamboo...

17 Jul 2024

Contemporary Bone Carving

Join us for a full day of creativity where students will learn to carve their own unique taonga f...

18 Jul 2024

BABE - July Holiday Film Showing

Join us as we enjoy the classic film Babe. 

18 Jul 2024

Birthday Dinner Gelli Printing (With Alexandra Murphy)

Using this deliciously fun idea as inspiration, in this one-day printing and collage workshop we’...

18 Jul 2024

Moana Mobile (With Eloiza Montaña)

Join us for a fun day learning creative sustainability and crafting with a Moana themed mobile ma...

19 Jul 2024

Supersonics ’24 (With Phil Dadson)

Due to past success and popular demand, Phil Dadson, founder of the legendary From Scratch music...

19 Jul 2024

The mystery of the Aotearoa

The mystery of the Aotearoa with Alan Knowles, Papakura Museum Curator.