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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

22 Jun 2024

Matariki Whanau Kite-Making

Celebrate Matariki with us! Bring the whole family and create your own whanau kite, then fly it (...

22 Jun 2024

Matariki Whau Kapa Haka Festival

Come check out New Lynn's Kapa Haka Festival and Mākete.

22 Jun 2024

National Flash Fiction Day

Join us to celebrate the shortest day of the year and flash fiction - the shorted of short stories.

22 Jun 2024

NGĀ MAHI A RĒHIA

Matariki is approaching and the Central City Library has teamed up with Tītahi ki Tua kapahaka, t...

22 Jun 2024

Nga Mata-Ariki o Tawhirimatea ki Birkdale Beach Haven

Ngā Mata Ariki o Tāwhirimātea Celebration at Birkdale Community House and Hall!

22 Jun 2024

Night Light Cycle

Bling out your bike, bring your lights, and light up the night!

22 Jun 2024

OPEN DAY - "Resilience: The Fibre that Connects Us"

Join us on Saturday, 22 June, at the Franklin Arts Centre from 10am to 2pm for a fibre-filled day...

22 Jun 2024

Performance Art Workshop - Alexa Wilson

This workshop with Alexa Wilson explores performative embodiments of grief, either collectively o...