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Community 10 Oct 2022

Help at hand for Papakura students

Youth scholarships have been awarded by the Papakura Local Board.

Community 7 Oct 2022

Christmas cheer for Franklin groups

Christmas and community events have had a funding boost from Franklin Local Board.

Community 7 Oct 2022

Papakura backs pedal power

Papakura Local Board knows the perfect spot for a community-led bike hub.

Environment 6 Oct 2022

Don’t be a dumper – help protect our environment

Illegal dumping is damaging the environment as well as being an eyesore and the council is asking people to do the right thing and dispose of their waste properly.

Sports / Leisure 6 Oct 2022

Leases mean Surf Club's plans can go ahead

Kariaotahi Surf Life Saving Club's redevelopment plans have moved a step closer.

Community 5 Oct 2022

Board wants heritage protection as part of any Ardmore Hall / Bell Field sale

Franklin Local Board says selling Ardmore Hall and the neighbouring Bell Field is the best option for the community.

Plans / Projects 5 Oct 2022

Have your say on Leys Institute restoration and modernisation designs

It is time to have your say on the future design for the restoration of the much-loved Leys Institute at 20 St Marys Road, with consultation on two design options open until 1 December.

Community 3 Oct 2022

Crossing will help keep temple users safe

A crossing being added to Great South Road will make access to the Sikh temple safer.

Events

17 Dec 2022

Waiuku NZ Steel Christmas Festival

A fun family entertainment, kids carnival, festive market and the iconic Santa parade at Waiuku's community Christmas Festival.

17 Dec 2022 - 18 Dec 2022

Christmas Sailing with Mrs Claus

Children will receive a goody bag, museum scavenger hunt, and a commemorative ticket that acts as a frame for a polaroid taken by Mrs Claus’s helper elf on board.

11 Dec 2022 - 18 Dec 2022

Christmas Tunes on the Undergrand Piano – Christmas in the Square

This time, you pick the song, and they'll play it live!

06 Nov 2022 - 17 Dec 2022

Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA

ABBA is a full-scale concert production featuring more than two hours of fun, and energetic musical performances. 

24 Sep 2022 - 17 Dec 2022

Nature Play

Learn about native flora and fauna, nature crafting, how to care for your natural surroundings.

24 Sep 2022 - 17 Dec 2022

Nature Play – Myers Park

Connect with nature through exploring local parks, School grounds and the environment.

14 Sep 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Korean Book Chat

Take part in Korean Book Chat.

18 Dec 2022

Carols in the Park

Bring a picnic, rugs and chairs along with your family and friends to spread the message of Christmas in our local community!