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.
Candidates confirmed for Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board by-election
Nominations for Aotea/Great Barrier Local Board by-election have now closed. Four eligible candidates have put their hands up to fill the vacant seat on the Aotea/Great Barrier Local Board.
Te Ara Awataha Northcote Greenway nears completion
A large part of Te Ara Awataha – Northcote’s new greenway – has been completed this month thanks to an ongoing collaboration between Kaipātiki Local Board, Eke Panuku, Mana Whenua, Healthy Waters, Kāinga Ora and local stakeholders.
New Volunteer Induction Session - EcoFest
Join a Volunteer Induction Session before starting to volunteer.
Preserving 101 Workshop
Learn about all the practical methods tutor Ellen Schindler from TinyFootprint has applied in her home.
Share projects and patterns with other crocheters in the community.
Waiheke Homes "Waiheke Jazz Festival"
Featuring a huge range of entertainment from Hello Sailor, Space Waltz, White Chapel Jak, Nairobi trio, Midge Marsden, and so many more.
MEGALAND - Returns for Easter!
Experience this epic 300 meter long course with 43 challenging obstacles.
Eco Warriors: School holiday programme at Auckland Council Libraries
Plant the seeds for change and discover ways to create, craft, and contribute to protecting our planet!
Te Atatu Food Truck Fridays
A tasty selection of Auckland’s best street food, music and entertainment.
Dodgy Weeds and What to do with them - EcoFest
Learn all about dodgy weeds and what to do with them, including how they get into pristine sites and spot them when small, with our helpful booklets from Ecomatters.