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Hauraki Gulf 1 Dec 2022

Fire and Emergency New Zealand declares a prohibited fire season for the Hauraki Gulf islands

A total ban on all outdoor fires is in place and previous permits are suspended.

Arts 30 Nov 2022

Waiheke initiatives get helping hand from board

Take a look at just a few key examples from around Waiheke that will be getting a financial boost thanks to Waiheke Local Board’s latest local and multiboard grants round.

Arts 30 Nov 2022

Kaipātiki welcomes playful public art piece

North Shore locals celebrated the installation of a long-awaited public art piece in Glenfield’s Oruamo Domain this November thanks to Kaipātiki Local board and the Kaipātiki Public Arts Trust.

Environment 30 Nov 2022

New home for Pest Free Kaipātiki

Pest Free Kaipātiki has a new home thanks to Auckland Council, Kaipātiki Local Board, and local businesses and volunteers.

Akl Paths 30 Nov 2022

The more the merrier at Waikōwhai Park

All are invited to celebrate the opening and blessing for the upgraded Waikōwhai Park playground in Hillsborough with Puketāpapa Local Board on 18 December.

Community 28 Nov 2022

Board members join Carols in the Park

Two of Papakura Local Board's members have put the agendas aside to participate in Carols in the Park.

Community 28 Nov 2022

Manurewa enjoys Coffee with a Cop

Manurewa police are swapping the beat for the cafe to connect with the community.

Beaches 28 Nov 2022

Safe swimming top of mind in Franklin

Water safety advisors will be on hand at Hūnua Falls over summer in a bid to keep visitors safe.

Events

11 Feb 2023

Pride Event with Guest Speaker Richard Jin from "New Zealand Falcons: Gay and Inclusive Rugby in Aotearoa"

Join our guest speaker, Richard Jin, from “New Zealand Falcons: Gay and Inclusive Rugby in Aotearoa,” talk about his story, the organisation, and the work they do.

11 Feb 2023

Pride Poetry Slam

Poets will compete not only for the crown and bragging rights but also for a cash prize to a charity of their choice!

11 Feb 2023

So you want to be a park ranger - author talk by John Walsh

Hear about the work of a ranger of the Huia Ranger Station.

11 Feb 2023

Takatāpui Pride Wall

Pick up a paintbrush or just come along to observe in support.

11 Feb 2023 - 23 Feb 2023

February Composting Workshops

This free workshop offers an introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins.

11 Feb 2023 - 01 Jul 2023

Free Korean Language Classes

20-week course on Saturday afternoons.

22 Oct 2022 - 26 Mar 2023

Breeze Sailing

Set sail on your next adventure aboard Breeze, a traditional wooden brigantine similar to vessels used for New Zealand coastal and inter-Dominion trades in the 19th and early 20...

12 Feb 2023

Big Gay Out 2023

The biggest Rainbow Community in Aotearoa, Big Gay Out returns this summer on Sunday 12 February, 2023 in Coyle Park. Join us for a day of queer music, markets, the gayest dance...