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Beaches 17 Nov 2015

Spotlight on our neighbourhoods – Franklin

Home to many of Auckland’s spectacular regional parks and beaches, the Franklin Local Board area’s rural setting offers something for everyone.

Community 17 Nov 2015

Bringing communities together – The Jungle

‘The Jungle’, Ōtara’s newest basketball court has never seen an empty day since it was opened at the beginning of August. Why are locals in love with it?

Housing 12 Nov 2015

Albany development gets green light

Upper Harbour Local Board is welcoming news that a high-end mixed residential and retail development is to be built north of the old Albany village.

Heritage 3 Nov 2015

Biddick’s Bay history revealed

A family’s historic connection with a bay in the Orākei Local Board area has been officially recognised.

Beaches 30 Oct 2015

Council supports conservation volunteers at Atiu Creek

Council is partnering with Conservation Volunteers NZ and will contribute $50,000 towards the Restore Ātiu Creek Ecology (RACE) project.

Beaches 29 Oct 2015

Government urged to protect our marine environment

On October 29 Auckland Council approved its submission to the government on the areas proposed to be offered for petroleum exploration permit applications in 2016.

Beaches 28 Oct 2015

Waiheke Island named as a top 10 region

The secret is out – Waiheke Island has been named one of the world’s top 10 regions for next year in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016 publication.

Events

09 Oct 2022

Karangahape: My Village

Join Samoan historian Sofi Pua on this entertaining free walking tour along Karangahape Road.

09 Oct 2022

Looking After The Loot: A Workshop For Boating And Yachting Clubs

A panel of specialists and curators for a session on how to best look after and preserve club treasures.

09 Oct 2022

Scott Bainbridge discussing his new novel The Fix

A real life crime story that is not to be missed.

09 Oct 2022

Waitakere Diwali Mela 2022

Join us at The Trusts Arena in Henderson on Sunday 9th October from 11am for Diwali Mela.

09 Oct 2022 - 16 Oct 2022

Harakeke Raranga (Weaving) for Beginners with Kaipātiki Project

Over the three days, students will learn all the basics needed to start your raranga journey.

11 Sep 2022 - 12 Feb 2023

Central Flea Market

A curated selection of vintage clothing, crafts and homeware vendors.

10 Oct 2022

Colour Therapy Workshop

Join the art of drawing to tap into the subconscious to balance our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.

10 Oct 2022

Family Fun Day

A unique, varied, fun and very engaging circus show for the whole family.