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Parks / Outdoors 14 Sep 2022

History and heritage to be celebrated at local parks

Key parks in Puketāpapa have been identified as places where stories narrating the area’s rich history and heritage can be told.

Playgrounds 14 Sep 2022

Rangatū playground opens to delight

Hundreds of people turned out to the official opening of Rangatū Playground in Swanson.

Community 14 Sep 2022

Warkworth students’ ideas welcomed in new playground

Students from Te Kura o Puhinui / Warkworth School helped design a new playground at Shoesmith Reserve that opened in August.

Council news 13 Sep 2022

Development Contributions policy out for second public consultation

Auckland Council is seeking feedback on the next stage of updating its Development Contributions Policy, to ensure new developments contribute fairly to the funding of the council’s infrastructure.

14-24 year olds 13 Sep 2022

Work to make route safer progresses

Significant progress has been made around Walters Road’s open drains, a safety issue because of the number of schoolchildren walking in the area.

Akl Paths 13 Sep 2022

Pathways around Wai-O-Taiki closed for upgrade work

Pathways in and around Wai-O-Taiki Nature Reserve will be closed temporarily, while important track upgrades are undertaken.

Community 13 Sep 2022

Moneywise play options

Ōrākei Local Board supports the Meadowbank Toy Library through the Ōrākei Local Grant which are offered to the community biannually. The next grant round is open to applications 16 January to 17 February 2023.

Heritage 9 Sep 2022

Take a bite of Sandringham’s culinary heritage

A new free virtual Food Heritage Walking Tour is the perfect way to get a taste of Sandringham’s culinary history and heritage.

Events

15 Oct 2022

Vintage Market at Pah Homestead

Join us at Pah Homestead for a celebration of crafts and creations from yester-year.

15 Oct 2022

Yokai Talk 5: Dan Taipua : My Favourite Monsters: Yokai in Toys, Games and Cartoons

Join Dan Taipua in a family-friendly talk about the monsters you may already know, from the popular worlds of Pokémon.

15 Oct 2022 - 16 Oct 2022

Opening Weekend of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Art and Life in Modern Mexico

A weekend of Mexican food, music, crafts and art.

15 Oct 2022 - 29 Oct 2022

The Addams Family Musical

A comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family.

15 Oct 2022 - 03 Dec 2022

Kahlo & Rivera: Mexican Modernism - A Curator’s Talk

Join us for an illustrated talk by curator Julia Waite as she explores the dynamic and complex networks between art, people and place in modern Mexico.

15 Oct 2022 - 22 Jan 2023

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Art and Life in Modern Mexico

Come face to face with one of the 20th century’s most recognisable cultural icons in this international exhibition.

17 Sep 2022 - 19 Nov 2022

Healthy Body Mind and Spirit: Living Tai Chi

Experience the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi for relaxation, balance and well-being for free.

14 Sep 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Korean Book Chat

Take part in Korean Book Chat.