Multicultural celebrations are on again - Diversity Festival is back
One of Tāmaki Makaurau’s most iconic festivals is back. After a three-year break, Diversity Festival returns on Saturday 4 March to Hayman Park in Manukau.
Apply for an Upper Harbour grant
Community groups wanting to deliver projects and events in the Upper Harbour Local Board area have until 17 March to apply for funding.
Former tagger helps young Aucklanders use their skills well
A former tagger is putting his mark on Manurewa in a more positive way, and inspiring others to do the same.
Board committed to Te Mahia upgrade
Rising costs have hit an upgrade at Te Mahia Station but Manurewa Local Board remains committed to the project.
Grants help Manurewa groups
Applications for Manurewa Local Board grant funding reached almost $200,000 in the latest round.
Dogs - a postie’s best friend?
With the help of the Albert-Eden Local Board Arts Broker and a $3000 local board grant, Postie Mike, A Dog’s Best Friend was published in December 2022. It is an illustrated children’s book, based on real dogs in the community.
Rangatahi urged to apply for Tuia mentoring programme
The city’s five southern local boards will all take part in this year’s Tuia rangatahi mentoring programme. Papakura Local Board 2022 Tuia representative Isabelle Penrose (Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki) is urging rangatahi to apply.
Playgrounds reopen in Greenhithe, Whenuapai and Windsor Park
Good things come to those who wait, and that’s certainly true for the families and children enjoying revamped playgrounds at Greenhithe War Memorial Park, Bill Moir Reserve and Parkwood Reserve.
Professor Brian Greene – The Twilight of Time: A Cosmic Journey to Eternity
A reminder that the vastness of our universe cares little for human beings, so it’s up to us to take charge of our destiny.
Bunny Events for Pre-schoolers
Bring your pre-schoolers for Bunny themed days.
Working Bee at the OMG Urban Farm – EcoFest
Discover the potential and wonder that plants and soil microbes have to offer!
Tea & Tales
Join library staff as we read stories, watch movie clips, listen to podcast episodes, and chat about them!
Book Chat - Papakura
Join us for a lively discussion of what we have all been reading.
Wednesday Book Chat
Share a review on what you're reading at the moment and discuss with other bibliophiles.
New Volunteer Induction Session - EcoFest
Join a Volunteer Induction Session before starting to volunteer.