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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

14 Sep 2022 - 21 Dec 2022

Te wā tākaro - Toys for tots

Come and join our new programme for your children ages 1-3.

07 Sep 2022 - 30 Nov 2022

Garden With Us

Roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty and make some friends.

07 Sep 2022 - 14 Dec 2022

Koorero Paki

A fun-filled storytelling session for tamariki aged three to five years old.

20 Oct 2022

A Youth Writing Competition on Identity

If you’re a teenager and love to write, then submit your writing on the theme IDENTITY to win cool prizes.

15 Sep 2022 - 18 Dec 2022

Learn Conversational English

New Zealand permanent residents and citizens can learn English for free.

08 Sep 2022 - 24 Nov 2022

Manawatahi – Cook With Us

A new opportunity for you to meet people and make friends doing everyday activities together.

08 Sep 2022 - 15 Dec 2022

Reo & Rhyme

A fun-filled rhyme and dance session for tamariki aged 18 months to three years.

08 Sep 2022 - 15 Dec 2022

Ukulele Club

Bring your own ukulele to play easy songs, sing along, meet new people and have fun.