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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.

City Centre Waterfront 7 Mar 2024

City centre transformation gathers pace, with 15 projects delivered in past 5 years

When a plan leaps off the page and becomes reality, there’s reason to celebrate.

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.

Events

28 Apr 2024

Art Workshop: Weaving the World Around Us

We will learn to understand how weaving has played a part in human connectedness and joy for cent...

28 Apr 2024 - 29 May 2024

The Big Bike Film Night 2024

The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission- bringing the best cycling short films from around the wo...

29 Apr 2024 - 03 May 2024

Earthworkers: Regenerative Horticulture 101

Earthworkers is an education programme that focuses on the ability of plants to heal the planet,...

08 Apr 2024 - 09 Dec 2024

Ukulele Classes

Do you want to learn the uke? No experience required for this beginner ukulele class.

25 Mar 2024 - 25 Nov 2024

Parnell Shared Reading Group

Join us for a stimulating hour of listening to stories and poetry being read aloud and chatted ab...

25 Mar 2024 - 16 Dec 2024

Storytime at Warkworth Library

Storytime is a fun session of stories, songs and rhymes. Ideal for kids ages 3-5 years, but young...

18 Mar 2024 - 10 Jun 2024

Information is Power - Age Concern talks

A series of informational talks to help you navigate the issues that may arise as you get older. 

12 Mar 2024 - 10 Nov 2024

Wriggle & Rhyme - Parnell Library

Join our librarian's for a half hour of movement, song and fun to help your kiddo's social, menta...