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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

14 Jul 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Waitawa Regional Park Planting Day

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

15 Jul 2024 - 16 Jul 2024

Graff Daze 2.0 (With REKSO)

In this two-day graffiti workshop, skilled local graffiti artist REKSO will be sharing his knowle...

15 Jul 2024 - 16 Jul 2024

Marimba Magic

Steven Logan gives us a lively selection from the 18th century to the present via Argentina and t...

12 Feb 2024 - 09 Dec 2024

Morning Melodies 2024

Join us for Auckland Live Morning Melodies in 2024 – the toe-tapping highlight of the Takapuna ev...

16 Jul 2024

How to make it a plastic-free July

Come along and listen to our Wastewise specialists, as they introduce what plastic-free means and...

16 Jul 2024

Kids in the Kitchen: Lemony Cheesecake

Let your child discover the irresistible allure of zesty lemony cheesecake in our exciting kids’...

16 Jul 2024

Look to the Stars with Maria Gill

Come along to this presentation by local award-winning author Maria Gill. 

16 Jul 2024

The Bubbles & Mustard Show

Join in the mayhem and help create all the sound effects for this unrehearsed and unpredictable l...