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Waste 23 Apr 2024

Less waste and more resources for DIYers

Warkworth’s Community Recycling Centre opens.

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.

Events

10 Jul 2024

'Harry the House Goes Surfing' Storytime

Join us for a fun Storytime presented by NZ author Adrienne Joyce!

10 Jul 2024

Howick & Parramatta City Brass Band Concert

Grab your tickets and enjoy a concert featuring the talents of both our Howick brass and Parramat...

10 Jul 2024 - 11 Jul 2024

Drama Drama 2.0

Explore freedom of expression and dramatic-play in this fun two-day drama workshop.

10 Jul 2024 - 18 Jul 2024

July School Holidays at Blockhouse Bay Library - Matariki

Come along to one of our great events.

13 Sep 2023 - 11 Sep 2024

Waiheke Local Board Community Forum

This is an opportunity to engage at a higher, more strategic level as well as provide a platform...

11 Jul 2024

Artificial Intelligence: A New Technology

This presentation will explore what AI is, where it is heading, and how to consider the safety an...

11 Jul 2024

The Princess Bride - July Holiday Film Showing

Join us to watch this classic movie.

11 Jul 2024 - 12 Jul 2024

Aliens and Outta Space

We’ll learn how to translate our preliminary drawings into three-dimensional characters.