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Parks / Outdoors 8 Mar 2024

The tale of ‘it’s only just birds’ one of 21 parks in Ōtara-Papatoetoe to receive Māori Names

Twenty-one parks in the Ōtara-Papatoetoe area will receive Māori names, as part of Auckland Council’s commitment for te reo Māori to be seen, heard, spoken, and learnt.

Community 8 Mar 2024

There will be no MOTH-ING around in this competition

Enthusiastic students in the Howick Local Board area can compete in the boards annual Moth Plant Pod Competition and help to protect and restore the natural environment.

Community 7 Mar 2024

New home found for valued service

Papakura Budgeting Service has secured a new home at the 'Old Courthouse' in Papakura.

14-24 year olds 7 Mar 2024

Franklin sports facilities under pressure

More sports but not more fields. Franklin Local Board is planning for the future as participation in sport continues to grow.

Environment 7 Mar 2024

How targeted rates have helped Aotea

Find out how two environment targeted rate have been put to good use on the motu.

Parks / Outdoors 6 Mar 2024

Old quarry now diving duck haven

Ōrākei Local Board celebrates Parks Week

Community 6 Mar 2024

Diversity Festival 2024 immerses community in vibrant tapestry of cultures

It was an explosion of cultures for one of Tāmaki Makaurau’s most iconic festivals, organised by Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board.

Community 1 Mar 2024

Manurewa board chair steps down early

Manurewa Local Board chair Glenn Murphy is handing over early to deputy Matt Winiata for family reasons.

Events

28 May 2024 - 17 Aug 2024

Planting Days 2024 with Kaipātiki Project

Join us as we expand and strengthen our local reserves with more native plants this year.

28 May 2024 - 24 Dec 2024

Shared Reading Group

Join us to enjoy a short story & poem read aloud with a cup of tea.

29 May 2024

Mystery in the Library Series: Blood by the Beach

The Ngaio Marsh Awards, in association with Auckland Libraries, invites booklovers to a thrilling...

29 May 2024 - 12 Jun 2024

Legacy - Believe

The pictures challenge the conventions of both photography and portraiture.

29 May 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Wish You Were Here - Believe

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

30 May 2024

Bucklands Beach Intermediate lunchtime concert

Support the young musical talent of Bucklands Beach Intermediate’s string quartet.

30 May 2024

Opera in the Strand Arcade

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

30 May 2024

Thursday Heritage Concert - Margaret Wegener: A Musical Life & Legacy

Some of the Auckland Philharmonia’s Aspiring Musicians, along with other local musicians, come to...