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Community 22 Apr 2024

Calling all community groups in Waitematā

Grants of up to $3,000 are up for grabs to help the community deliver positive outcomes for the local area.

Parks / Outdoors 22 Apr 2024

Ready for play? Playground updates for Manly and Torbay

Two playgrounds in Manly and Torbay are set for $520,000 worth of upgrades, thanks to the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board.

Competitions 19 Apr 2024

Local year 12 student to speak at Anzac service

Will Dickson from Glendowie College will be delivering a speech at St Heliers Anzac service on 25 April.

Planting 19 Apr 2024

No more grassing on Okupu Bay

More than 150 natives are thriving in Okupu thanks to a new approach to weed control.

Plans / Projects 19 Apr 2024

West Auckland arts boost from council fund

Two west Auckland arts organisations have been given a timely boost with a combined $60,000 in grants awards.

Matariki 19 Apr 2024

Matariki Festival comes back to Arataki

After a year’s hiatus, the much-loved Matariki Festival will light up the winter at Arataki Visitor Centre again in June, thanks to the funding support from Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Community 19 Apr 2024

25 years untouched Aorere Park Playground revitalised

After more than 25 years, the Aorere Park Playground in Papatoetoe has been given a $2.2 million dollar upgrade that is sure to delight the local community, thanks to Ōtara-Papatoetoe local board.

Community 19 Apr 2024

Caribbean Drive sports fields open in April

Football and baseball players will be thrilled with the $3.5 million-dollar sports field development at Unsworth Heights’ Caribbean Drive set to open with a community celebration on 20 April.

Events

20 Mar 2024 - 20 Nov 2024

Book Lovers Club - New Lynn Library

Come along and discuss your current favourite book with other book lovers.

20 Jun 2024

Embracing Te Rākau

Spend an afternoon learning a simple te rākau routine.

20 Jun 2024

Matariki Flax Weaving

Raranga (Māori weaving) is full of symbolism and meaning. Each piece of raranga is a reminder of...

20 Jun 2024

Matariki Shared Reading

Leys Institute Little Library warmly invites you to a family-friendly evening of shared reading a...

20 Jun 2024

Te Taumata Rau

A one-of-a-kind event celebrating the kaumātua of Ngāti Tamaoho and the Waiohua Confederated Trib...

07 May 2024 - 20 Jun 2024

Bike Maintenance

Learn how to change the dreaded flat tyre.

21 Jun 2024

Matariki Community Festival

Join us for an afternoon celebrating Māori arts, crafts, culture, language, music, food, and hosp...

15 Mar 2024 - 20 Dec 2024

Blockhouse Bay Library Book Club

Come along and join our lively discussions about what you've been reading, and find new books fro...