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Community 22 Apr 2024

Calling all community groups in Waitematā

Grants of up to $3,000 are up for grabs to help the community deliver positive outcomes for the local area.

Parks / Outdoors 22 Apr 2024

Ready for play? Playground updates for Manly and Torbay

Two playgrounds in Manly and Torbay are set for $520,000 worth of upgrades, thanks to the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board.

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

09 Jun 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Science for Everyone - Tamariki

This programme is designed for all tamariki but especially girls.

02 Jun 2024 - 04 Aug 2024

Tāwharanui Regional Park Planting Day

Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.

05 May 2024 - 01 Dec 2024

Book Club

Discuss the selected book of the month and share what else you’ve been enjoying reading in our wa...

07 Apr 2024 - 01 Dec 2024

Death Cafe - Birkenhead Library

Enjoy a group-directed discussion about death with no agenda, objectives or themes.

08 Jul 2024

Imaginary Friend

Join us for an immersive workshop where we’ll explore the realms of imagination to create our ver...

08 Jul 2024

Stenciling Colourways

This exciting new print workshop introduces young artists to the fun and fabulous world of colour...

08 Jul 2024

Yoga for Kids

Come along to this free Matariki Children's yoga session with Zuzana, the face behind Little Yoga...

08 Jul 2024 - 19 Jul 2024

Free July school holiday fun at Mt Roskill Library

Come and have some interactive fun this school holiday.