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Parks / Outdoors 20 Apr 2023

How your local parks and beaches are kept fresh, fun and accessible

Discover some of the work your local board does to keep our public spaces in great shape.

Environment 20 Apr 2023

School children help with important marine pest survey

Okiwi School and Envirokiwi have been monitoring for an invasive crab species for the past three years.

Parks / Outdoors 20 Apr 2023

Green, red and yellow colours for Silverdale playground

Green, red and yellow is the colour palette that inspired the upgraded playground at Silverdale War Memorial Park, which reopened recently.

Community 20 Apr 2023

Onehunga Bay Reserve’s revamp makes a three-point play

Onehunga Bay Reserve's outdoor fitness area is now open for free workout sessions with more to come.

Community 20 Apr 2023

Boards find better ways to work together

Auckland's southern local boards are coming together to co-operate in areas where their interests are shared.

Community 19 Apr 2023

Help design a new park in Ōrewa

Residents are being asked to help design a park that will be developed next year in Harvest Avenue, Ōrewa.

Community 18 Apr 2023

Grant helps grow kids love for nature

Interest in nature has grown at Edmonton Primary School with an environmental initiative thanks to the Love Your Neighbourhood grant provided by EcoMatters. 

Community 17 Apr 2023

Street Fest returns to Papakura

Papakura Street Fest returns on Saturday, May 6 with around 5000 visitors expected to make the most of more than 40 stalls.

Events

11 Jul 2023 - 15 Jul 2023

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Embark on a transformative journey through the traditions of Māori culture and spirituality, illuminated by the shimmering star cluster of Matariki.

11 Jul 2023 - 22 Jul 2023

Matariki Festival 2023

Celebrate the Māori new year in Tāmaki Makaurau with Matariki Festival.

11 Jul 2023 - 23 Jul 2023

Basmati Bitch

In the neon-lit streets of futurist Aotearoa, an ex-MMA fighter discovers you can’t ever really escape the past.

12 Jul 2023

Kids Woodworking | Make a Wooden Whetu

Using sandpaper and paints to decorate, proudly make something that will last the test of time.

13 Jul 2023

APO | Matariki with Troy Kingi

Celebrate Matariki with an inspiring night of musical fusion.

13 Jul 2023

Matariki Manu Aute

Patterns inspired by the forest and nature will adorn your Manu Aute, acknowledging the entwined connection between Māori cultural patterns and the lands.

13 Jul 2023

Te Karanga A Hape

Join us with family, friends, and colleagues for a fulsome programme of music, art, fashion, performance, workshops, and delightful kai!

14 Jul 2023 - 15 Jul 2023

Marae in the Sky

Be blown away by Marae in the Sky, a powerful new performance created exclusively for Matariki and directed and choreographed by Taane Mete (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Korokī Kahuku...