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Environment 10 May 2022

Matakawau park planned when pines go

When a pine plantation at Matakawau is harvested, Franklin Local Board wants park plans ready to go.

Parks / Outdoors 10 May 2022

Route change reaps rewards

A change in route for the proposed walkway in Glen Eden from Verdale Circle to Glendale Road has resulted in a cheaper, less complicated construction of the route.

Walkways 6 May 2022

Waiheke’s much-loved Island Bay track reopens

There is exciting news for Waiheke residents and visitors with the announcement that the popular Island Bay track has been reopened.

6 May 2022

Waitematā Local Board welcomes new board member

A new board member has joined Waitematā Local Board following the resignation of former board member Adriana Avendano Christie in March. 

Community 4 May 2022

Board joins FIFA in Papakura football project

Papakura City Football Club has been granted almost $40,000 to help improve facilities at its McLennan Park clubrooms ahead of the Women’s World Cup in 2023.

Climate action 4 May 2022

Unspent funds used to back Franklin groups

Funds unable to be used because of COVID-19 restrictions have been used to help community groups pursue their aims in Franklin.

Community 3 May 2022

Plaque recognising all who have served in all conflicts added to Manurewa War memorial

A plaque honouring those who died and who served in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations has been added to the Manurewa War Memorial.

Community 2 May 2022

Support given to Manurewa organisations

Manurewa Local Board has made almost $60,000 of grants to groups working the local community.

Events

12 Jul 2022

Gardening with Tupuānuku Star

Plant your own edible garden that you can nurture and grow all by yourself.

12 Jul 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

It's Come to Our Attention

Navigating through three writers and their stories of identity, thoughts and deepest desires.

12 Jul 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Shrek the Musical

Broadway’s monster smash-hit production Shrek The Musical is headed to Auckland.

12 Jul 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

The Frog Prince Children's Show

An action-packed adventure crammed with colourful characters who revel in slapstick hi-jinks, magical mishaps and musical mischief.

12 Jul 2022 - 20 Jul 2022

School holiday 3D printing family workshop

Learn to create a 3D model with our Brain Play team and have your model 3D printed.

12 Jul 2022 - 06 Aug 2022

Hungerball at Myers Park

Play soccer, hockey and other ball games in a six-sided inflatable enclosed arena.

09 Jul 2022 - 24 Jul 2022

Birkenhead Library School Holiday Programme

Have fun for free at the Birkenhead July School Holiday programme.

13 Jul 2022

Making Poi Māori Workshop

Learn to make poi with reclaimed t-shirts and wool stuffing off-cuts.