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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

11 Oct 2022

Building Books

Ages 12 - 18 can enrol and learn to create soft flexible book.

11 Oct 2022

Finger Flutterby

Learn to knit without needles.

11 Oct 2022

Gittos Domain: Blockhouse Bay's Oldest Reserve - a Talk by Lisa Truttman

Come and listen as historian Lisa Truttman talks about the history of Gittos Domain, Blockhouse Bay's oldest reserve.

11 Oct 2022

Heritage Festival Guided Walk – Te Puke o Tara/Hampton Park

Learn about extensive Māori and European cultural heritage and the incredible stories of this unique place.

11 Oct 2022

International thriller writer Jane Harper is coming to town!

Jane Harper will talk about her new novel 'Exiles,' chaired by popular local author and journalist Nicky Pellegrino.

11 Oct 2022

Mr Yipadee Live at New Lynn Library

Join us for an entertaining afternoon of musical storytelling fun. This is a free event for all tamariki and whānau to come along to.

11 Oct 2022

Rangoli Workshop

Make Rangoli designs in a fun and super-duper easy way!

11 Oct 2022

School Holidays – Frankentoys

Children aged 5-13 years can create wonderful crafts.