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Community 24 Feb 2023

Masterplan for Centre Park put in place

A masterplan to guide development of Centre Park in Māngere has been adopted.

23 Feb 2023

Local grant helps charity glam up the guys

Fix Up Look Sharp is an Onehunga-based charity that provides free styling service for male-identified people looking to sharpen up their appearance for that all-important job interview or meeting.

14-24 year olds 23 Feb 2023

Boards call for civics education in schools

Poor voter turnout at elections is a concern for local bodies in the south.

Community 21 Feb 2023

Report leaves board committed to greater understanding of Māori issues in Manurewa

A detailed report into Auckland Council’s outcomes for Māori has seen Manurewa Local Board call for a workshop to better understand the issues involved.

Community 20 Feb 2023

Rangatahi takes on Manurewa Tuia challenge

The Franklin, Manurewa, Papakura, Māngere-Ōtāhuhu and Ōtara-Papatoetoe boards are all offering rangatahi places in a programme which pairs local government members with young Māori to enhance their leadership skills.

Storm 9 Feb 2023

An army of community volunteers mobilises in Auckland’s south

Hundreds of volunteers have come together to support residents in flood-damaged Māngere

Business / Economy 27 Jan 2023

Submissions open on Beachlands plan

A private plan change being sought around land in Beachlands could open the way for more than 3000 new dwellings.

Community 26 Jan 2023

Heritage grant for at risk St James

An Auckland Council heritage grant will help fund a much-needed conservation report for Ardmore's St James Church.

Events

01 Apr 2023

World of Cultures - Nathan Homestead

Learn about the people, witness the traditions, enjoy the performances and much more.

01 Apr 2023

World of Cultures at Nathan Homestead

Come pick up a new skill, have a new experience and be mesmerised by our community's abundant creativity and cultural flavours.

01 Apr 2023 - 02 Apr 2023

Kids Tongan Ngatu (Tapa Cloth) Workshop

Kids can learn about Tongan Ngatu (Tapa Cloth) using a similar process to Ngatu making using paper, crayons, and Indian ink.

01 Apr 2023 - 06 May 2023

The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch

Don’t miss this much-loved New Zealand stage adventure, where high seas, high adventure, and hi-jinks abound.

18 Mar 2023 - 01 Apr 2023

'Native Tree Rescue' Papakura Stream Restoration – EcoFest

We will be caring for thousands of native trees and shrubs that have recently been planted by releasing them from strangling weeds.

04 Mar 2023 - 02 Dec 2023

Meditation in Motion with Tai Chi Hibiscus

Everyone is welcome to participate!

02 Apr 2023

A World of Cultures performance by Torbay School Kapa Haka Group

Join us for this powerful cultural tradition.

02 Apr 2023

Bach Musica NZ: Bach St John Passion

‘Music for the soul’, as needed now in our troubled world!