Boards call for civics education in schools
Poor voter turnout at elections is a concern for local bodies in the south.
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.
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.
An army of community volunteers mobilises in Auckland’s south
Hundreds of volunteers have come together to support residents in flood-damaged Māngere
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.
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.
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.
Poetry Around the World
Join us to celebrate the richness and variety of poetry from different parts of the world.
A team of artists from Japan, Argentina, and the USA created Fish Saw, like Ghibli meets Isabel Allende, with original animation and musical score.
Book Chat - Kumeū
Join a lively discussion of what we have all been reading.
Brian Greene Live - The Twilight of Time
This event will be your reminder that the vastness of our universe cares little for human beings, so it’s up to us to take charge of our destiny.
Conservation Conversations: Backyard Conservation
We aim to bring cultures together and share conservation knowledge/experience!
Healthy Homes Workshop - New Lynn
We’ll give you many great ideas and inspiration to help you save money and reduce carbon.