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Community 27 Jun 2024

See something, say something: Improving community safety discussed

Around 50 people attended a community safety meeting at New Lynn Community Centre, organised by Whau Ward Councillor Kerrin Leoni and Whau Local Board.

Libraries 26 Jun 2024

Multi-million-dollar upgrade starts soon at Ōrewa Library

The extensive upgrade of Ōrewa Library will be completed by next June, three months ahead of schedule.

Community 25 Jun 2024

What the Long-term Plan 2024-2034 means for Ōtara-Papatoetoe

Key highlights for Ōtara-Papatoetoe and what the community need to know now that the board has adopted the plan.

Community 24 Jun 2024

Teamwork achieves incredible success for South Auckland

Hayman Park (Manu-kau Noa Iho) Playground, a jewel of South Auckland, has garnered two prestigious awards, cementing its reputation as one of the finest playgrounds in New Zealand.

Community 24 Jun 2024

Onehunga Primary’s picture perfect sustainability project

Mana Ora was launched last year to inspire young people, including Onehunga Primary School students, to plan school sustainability projects.

Council news 21 Jun 2024

First of three projects ticked off Mt Roskill’s ‘shovel-ready’ list

Watercare has completed the first of three ‘shovel-ready’ projects in its $95 million plan to improve water services in Mt Roskill and the surrounding suburbs..

Community 20 Jun 2024

Praising Puketāpapa's champions

Nominations are open for your favourite Puketāpapa volunteer.

14-24 year olds 19 Jun 2024

Franklin students wage war on carbon

Students are decarbonising their schools under an Auckland Council Sustainable Schools’ climate action programme.

Events

24 Jul 2024 - 11 Dec 2024

Wriggle & Rhyme | Leys Institute Little Library

Join us for active movement and music for growing tamariki.

10 Jul 2024 - 12 Dec 2024

Kids Time at Helensville Library

Under-6s and their grown ups are invited to join the Helensville Library team for stories, songs,...

08 Jul 2024 - 08 Dec 2024

Kids Time at Helensville Library

Kids Time is aimed at under-6s and their grown-ups, but each session is adapted to suit the day's...

12 Jun 2024 - 10 Dec 2025

Takapuna Library Book Chat

Come along to Takapuna Library's monthly book chat to meet interesting people and discover the be...

05 Jun 2024 - 12 Dec 2024

Homework Club

Come join the Homework Club!

22 May 2024 - 18 Dec 2024

Whangaparāoa Library's Minecraft Club

Join in the fun with Minecraft themed non-digital activities.

21 May 2024 - 15 Dec 2024

Free Yoga for Seniors

Learn the basics or just come along and move, you can work at your own pace.

01 May 2024 - 11 Dec 2024

Digital Seniors free one on one tech support - Albany Village Library

Digital Seniors coaches can help seniors with things such as connecting with friends and whanau o...