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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

26 May 2024

Art Workshop for Kids: Drawing Licence

In our Artist Workshop Series, local artists share their inspiration and skills with children in...

26 May 2024

Brain Play STEM sessions

Unleash your curiosity and creativity with Brain Play!

26 May 2024

Music and dance in the Library with Tierra Viva

Tierra Viva is visiting Avondale in celebration of NZ Music month to bring some Latin vibes into...

26 May 2024

Ōrākei Local Board Enviro Forum 2024

Connect and learn about different projects and initiatives with onsite stalls showcasing inspirin...

26 May 2024

Oro Ōrākei: Sound Walk

Listen to sounds created by a variety of local sound artists and musicians in response to the uni...

26 May 2024

Stream Clean Up In Rānui

We’ll work together to clear debris and rubbish, and ensure the Waiomoko Stream is in good shape

26 May 2024

Ukulele Jam Session

Play along to popular and fun songs as part of a group.

26 May 2024 - 30 Jun 2024

Rainforest Sentinels - Believe

Auckland Festival of Photography is delighted to present a conceptual documentary series of black...