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Environment 18 Jul 2024

Eight priority projects leading Waitākere Ranges’ environment work

Eight environmental projects make up the $380,500 of funding allocated under the Waitākere Ranges Local Board’s Environmental work.

Community 18 Jul 2024

Emergencies are snow problem for locals

Preparing for an emergency doesn't have to be all work and no play!

Zero Waste 18 Jul 2024

Repair Café established with help from grant and volunteers

A weekly repair café in central Auckland that gives broken items a new lease of life is being piloted with the help of a $32,800 grant from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation and Innovation Fund.

Plans / Projects 18 Jul 2024

Library in the pipeline for Upper Harbour

Upper Harbour residents want a new multi-purpose facility that can meet the growing demand for library services.

Community 17 Jul 2024

$6.5 million Te Pae o Kura upgrade complete

The much-anticipated $6.5 million refurbishment of Te Pae o Kura – Kelston Community Centre is complete and has been opened with a blessing.

Election Topics 16 Jul 2024

How we represent you in Rodney: Time to have your say

Rodney residents urged to give feedback on some proposed, but significant local changes in the council's representation review.

Plans / Projects 16 Jul 2024

Local board agreement delivers for Rodney

Rodney’s parks, libraries, arts centres, rural halls and community centres will benefit from a total investment of $15.2 million.

Community 15 Jul 2024

New names link past and present

More than 20 Franklin parks have received names from mana whenua iwi Ngaati Te Ata Waiohua, Ngāti Tamaoho, Te Aakitai Waiohua and Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki.

Events

07 Apr 2024 - 01 Dec 2024

Death Cafe - Birkenhead Library

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

05 Aug 2024

FamilySearch Oral Genealogy and Records in the Pacific

Learn more about collections on FamilySearch and current efforts to preserve and make these recor...

05 Aug 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Dying Matters: Specialist Panels & Drop-In Stations

The Whangaparāoa Death Café Team is bringing Dying Matters Week to Whangaparāoa Library with spec...

05 Aug 2024 - 31 Aug 2024

Composting Workshops - August

Come and discover how easy it is to turn your waste into fertiliser!!

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...

05 Feb 2024 - 02 Dec 2024

Monthly Knitting & Crochet Group

Meet new people, make new friends while working on your current project over a chat and free tea...

02 Apr 2024 - 03 Dec 2024

Book Chat - Waitākere Central Library

Come and join our Book Chat group, where you can share your favourite reads, hear what others are...

02 Apr 2024 - 03 Dec 2024

Tuesday Book Chat

Our Tuesday book chat group meet over a cuppa to discuss and recommend their reading over each mo...