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20 Sep 2022

Bob Wichman bids adieu to local politics

A familiar name is missing from this year’s ballot paper for Howick Local Board.

Community 19 Sep 2022

Hard-working coastie steps down from politics

Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Member Janet Fitzgerald has stepped down from local government after a 30-year career dating back to Rodney District Council.

19 Sep 2022

‘Accidental politician’ Vanessa Neeson steps down after 33 years

Retiring Vanessa Neeson looks back on 33 years of West Auckland politics

Community 19 Sep 2022

Ōrākei stalwart steps away from politics

Former Board Chair Colin Davis has stepped away from local government after an almost 24-year career as an elected representative and a total of 62 years’ service to the city given he worked for the council continuously from 1960.

Community 16 Sep 2022

Barber Ken calls time on local board career

Long-serving Manurewa Local Board member Ken Penney is not seeking re-election.

Food / Drink 15 Sep 2022

Strengthening community kai resilience on Aotea

An increase in the amount of food grown locally on Aotea / Great Barrier is happening slowly but surely.

Heritage 15 Sep 2022

Preserving heritage for the future

A programme of work to strengthen the Studio One Toi Tū buildings is set to get underway in October.

Have your say 15 Sep 2022

Give feedback on how Upper Harbour parks are managed

People are invited to have their say on how 260 parks and almost 800 hectares of land are managed in Upper Harbour.

Events

29 Oct 2022 - 30 Oct 2022

Franklin Home & Lifestyle Show

Find everything you need to renovate, build, decorate and landscape your home.

29 Oct 2022 - 04 Dec 2022

2022 Art Salon

A platform for local artists to showcase authenticity, virtue and beauty through art and culture.

29 Oct 2022 - 04 Dec 2022

Indigo . The Language of Flowers

Learn about natural dyeing techniques from different countries through this exhibition.

29 Oct 2022 - 30 Jan 2023

Robin White: Te Whanaketanga | Something is Happening Here

Free exhibition of work by contemporary Aotearoa artist Dame Robin White.

01 Oct 2022 - 30 Oct 2022

Silver E-Bike Skills

Join this free workshop if you own an e-bike.

30 Oct 2022

Ambury Farm Day

Animal petting, wood chopping, sheep shearing, historical farm machinery, farm rides and much more.

30 Oct 2022

An Evening with Debbie Harwood

An intimate evening of stories and songs of a career that has spanned four decades.

30 Oct 2022

APO | Community Classics Central: Snow & Ice

A fun, free concert for all the whānau.