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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

30 May 2024

Opera in the Strand Arcade

Experience beautiful harmonies and soaring arias in the midst of this historic architecture.

30 May 2024

Ukulele for Beginners

Join us for a beginner ukulele event, perfect for ages 10 and up!

30 May 2024 - 01 Jun 2024

Le comte Ory

Get ready for a rollercoaster of deception, intrigue, and a dash of playful flirtation, all wrapp...

30 May 2024 - 16 Jun 2024

Transmitter of Reality: Life in Markow

Ulma was a record-keeper of his lived reality through photography.

30 May 2024 - 25 Jul 2024

Historic Auckland Waterfront Walking Tour

This is a flat, accessible two-kilometre walk.

29 May 2024 - 12 Jun 2024

Legacy - Believe

The pictures challenge the conventions of both photography and portraiture.

29 May 2024 - 15 Jun 2024

Auckland Festival of Photography

In response to the theme this year for the Auckland Festival of Photography, BELIEVE, NZ Herald p...

29 May 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Wish You Were Here - Believe

In exploring this topic, Sarah examines the absurdity that capitalist and colonialist structures.