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Community 8 Feb 2024

North Shore youth get a seat at the democratic table

North Shore youth are about to have a voice in local democracy thanks to a new initiative by Devonport-Takapuna Local Board.

Beaches 2 Feb 2024

Recovery team steps in to protect beach

Watercare is working hard to repair a pipe that has failed, closing Howick Beach.

Community 1 Feb 2024

Mental health takes the front seat in Takapuna

A new seat installed by the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board in Takapuna’s Waiwharariki Anzac Square is helping people to talk about their mental health.

Akl Paths 1 Feb 2024

10 parks to explore in Auckland's city centre

Did you know that there are ten parks or green spaces within one km of the Auckland Town Hall?

Community 30 Jan 2024

Mural celebrates Sunnynook community a year after floods

A celebratory new public mural at the Woolworths Sunnynook in Wairau Valley has now been completed to commemorate the floods that devastated the area in early 2023.

Summer 26 Jan 2024

Cool tips to protect your feet from burning on hot sand

Remember to tread carefully at West Auckland beaches this summer.

Plans / Projects 24 Jan 2024

Ōrewa Community Centre work on track

Essential works to strengthen the Ōrewa Community Centre and replace the roof are in full swing.

Environment 24 Jan 2024

Eco-hub not taken for granted

OME have created a community eco-hub thanks to nearly $14,000 of local board grants.

Events

01 Feb 2024 - 29 Feb 2024

Love is Love: Take 3 Romances

Look out for  romance displays and booklists that will tickle your fancy, no matter what you fancy.

01 Feb 2024 - 29 Feb 2024

Rainbow Snapshots Exhibition

Send us your works of art/photography and we will print them off and display them for all to enjoy.

01 Feb 2024 - 01 Mar 2024

MISCELLANY: from around the motu

“You Are Quoting Shakespeare” books celebrating the 400th anniversary of The Bard’s First Folio.

01 Feb 2024 - 14 Mar 2024

Yarn for Pride 2024

Take a stroll along K-rd to see the bike parking decorated with colourful yarnbombs; a mixture of...

01 Feb 2024 - 30 Mar 2024

Diverse-city 2024

Learn about the friendships and social networks which have played a pivotal role in shaping the h...

31 Jan 2024 - 25 Feb 2024

Landscape Painting by David Stone

In this exhibition, David has included studies of boats as they lie at anchor and inspire the fee...

31 Jan 2024 - 25 Feb 2024

The Monday Afternoon Photographers

We are a group of amateur photographers who meet every Monday to take photographs at varying loca...

26 Jan 2024 - 29 Nov 2024

Family History Help

Need help researching your family tree? Library staff and volunteers from the Papakura Branch of...