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Transport 11 Oct 2022

Level crossing plans supported

Plans for level crossing upgrades at Takaanini have drawn Papakura Local Board support.

Community 10 Oct 2022

Help at hand for Papakura students

Youth scholarships have been awarded by the Papakura Local Board.

Community 7 Oct 2022

Christmas cheer for Franklin groups

Christmas and community events have had a funding boost from Franklin Local Board.

Community 7 Oct 2022

Papakura backs pedal power

Papakura Local Board knows the perfect spot for a community-led bike hub.

Environment 6 Oct 2022

Don’t be a dumper – help protect our environment

Illegal dumping is damaging the environment as well as being an eyesore and the council is asking people to do the right thing and dispose of their waste properly.

Sports / Leisure 6 Oct 2022

Leases mean Surf Club's plans can go ahead

Kariaotahi Surf Life Saving Club's redevelopment plans have moved a step closer.

Community 5 Oct 2022

Board wants heritage protection as part of any Ardmore Hall / Bell Field sale

Franklin Local Board says selling Ardmore Hall and the neighbouring Bell Field is the best option for the community.

Plans / Projects 5 Oct 2022

Have your say on Leys Institute restoration and modernisation designs

It is time to have your say on the future design for the restoration of the much-loved Leys Institute at 20 St Marys Road, with consultation on two design options open until 1 December.

Events

22 Nov 2022 - 04 Dec 2022

Art Gallery Tour: Art Salon & Indigo Dyeing Exhibition

Together, let's bring harmony and positivism to Aotearoa through the beauty of art.

22 Nov 2022 - 28 Nov 2023

Peninsula Weavers

Join other weavers.

21 Nov 2022 - 02 Dec 2022

Aotango presents 'A Century of Tango'

Watch Aotango, a musical journey through the evolution of tango

21 Nov 2022 - 04 Dec 2022

Astrophotography Exhibition by Rohit Vig

“I began photographing the night sky during the COVID lockdowns, starting with a simple DSLR camera from my backyard in Auckland. It’s been a steep and highly enjoyable learning...

20 Nov 2022 - 04 Dec 2022

New Play Sundays

Join us for four Sunday afternoon sessions, showcasing works-in-progress by local emerging artists.

20 Nov 2022 - 10 Dec 2022

The Art of Black Grace 1/5

Sensory exhibition displayed on 288sqm of LED panels, using sophisticated technology to immerse you in an extraordinary world of dance, art and music. 

19 Nov 2022 - 09 Jan 2023

Franklin Artists Summer Showcase

Stop in and enjoy the wide variety of creative work from across our region.

18 Nov 2022 - 03 Dec 2022

3Women

A funny and frank play by comedian and writer Katy Brand.