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Community 2 May 2024

Fines and community service for breaches by developers embraced by local board

Ōtara-Papatoetoe local board stands behind the decision to enforce substantial fines and community service on developers found in breach of the RMA regulations.

Community 1 May 2024

Windmill Pavilion revamp whirled around in time for netball season

The pavilion is now dressed ready to impress for the 2024 season with a newly upgraded kiosk and covered space, toilet facilities, first aid room and storage.

Community 1 May 2024

Targeted paths rate sent for final approval

Franklin Local Board will ask the Governing Body to give final approval to a targeted rate for the area to fund paths and pedestrian improvements.

Community 1 May 2024

Half time - swap over!

It's all change - sort of - at the top for Manurewa Local Board

Community 1 May 2024

Change of roles within Henderson-Massey Local Board

Dr. Will Flavell steps in to replace Brooke Loader as the new deputy chair of Henderson-Massey Local Board.

Community 30 Apr 2024

Nathan family returns for Homestead's swansong before it closes for renewal work

A crowd that included founding family members has gathered at Nathan Homestead, ahead of renewal and seismic-strengthening work, to celebrate its place at the heart of Manurewa. 

City Centre Waterfront 30 Apr 2024

Dance to the beats of Africa

Freyberg Square will move to the drumbeats of Africa on Friday 3 May when Ellen Melville Centre hosts an Afrikan Market between 4pm and 8pm, ushering in Africa Month and New Zealand Music Month side by side.

Community 30 Apr 2024

Eco-neighbourhoods create fun environment for learning

Dedicated work is being carried out in Ōtara to make meaningful contributions towards combating climate change.

Events

27 Jun 2024

KBB Music & The Trusts Community Foundation presents Matariki with Ché-Fu & The Kratez

Celebrate Matariki with the Auckland Philharmonia and one of Aotearoa’s coolest and best-known hi...

27 Jun 2024

Make your own poi and learn a Māori poi dance

Make your own poi then learn a traditional Māori poi dance with us!

22 Feb 2024 - 28 Nov 2024

Leys Institute Library Bookchat

Come along to chat about books you've enjoyed and discover your next favourite read.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Kumeu Book Club

We have a creative relationship with the books we read, meaning no two people read a book in the...

28 Jun 2024

Indigenous film screening & talk and self-guided Matariki crafts

Pop into the historic village and engage with our self-guided Matariki-inspired arts and crafts.

28 Jun 2024

Matariki Ahunga Nui

Write your dreams and aspirations to place on the Hiwa-i-te-rangi tree, participate in poi making...

28 Jun 2024

Matariki Twilight Markets

In celebration of Matariki 2024, Lake House Arts presents live performances, local art, tasty foo...

28 Jun 2024

Tātai Whakapapa – Matariki

Join a one-day symposium on whakapapa and genealogy that includes toi / arts-practitioner partici...