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Community 22 Apr 2024

Calling all community groups in Waitematā

Grants of up to $3,000 are up for grabs to help the community deliver positive outcomes for the local area.

Parks / Outdoors 22 Apr 2024

Ready for play? Playground updates for Manly and Torbay

Two playgrounds in Manly and Torbay are set for $520,000 worth of upgrades, thanks to the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board.

Competitions 19 Apr 2024

Local year 12 student to speak at Anzac service

Will Dickson from Glendowie College will be delivering a speech at St Heliers Anzac service on 25 April.

Planting 19 Apr 2024

No more grassing on Okupu Bay

More than 150 natives are thriving in Okupu thanks to a new approach to weed control.

Plans / Projects 19 Apr 2024

West Auckland arts boost from council fund

Two west Auckland arts organisations have been given a timely boost with a combined $60,000 in grants awards.

Matariki 19 Apr 2024

Matariki Festival comes back to Arataki

After a year’s hiatus, the much-loved Matariki Festival will light up the winter at Arataki Visitor Centre again in June, thanks to the funding support from Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Community 19 Apr 2024

25 years untouched Aorere Park Playground revitalised

After more than 25 years, the Aorere Park Playground in Papatoetoe has been given a $2.2 million dollar upgrade that is sure to delight the local community, thanks to Ōtara-Papatoetoe local board.

Community 19 Apr 2024

Caribbean Drive sports fields open in April

Football and baseball players will be thrilled with the $3.5 million-dollar sports field development at Unsworth Heights’ Caribbean Drive set to open with a community celebration on 20 April.

Events

30 Jun 2024

Matariki i Papakura

Get ready to groove in this special free Matariki concert where music, culture and community come...

30 Jun 2024

Naturopath Rachelle Turrell’s Improve & Reset Gut Health

Discover the fascinating world of the gut microbiome including its influence on mood and mental h...

30 Jun 2024

Planting New Wetland for Matariki

Make your Matariki weekend count with a family-friendly planting day high in the hills between Wa...

30 Jun 2024 - 22 Dec 2024

Symphony of Theatre and Opera - 12 Lectures on Singing

Through 12 months of comprehensive and systematic course study, you will initially master the con...

30 Jun 2024 - 29 Dec 2024

Dough Modelling

Come and join Glenfield Library’s dough modelling workshop with our modelling master, Miaomiao.

26 May 2024 - 01 Dec 2024

Kids’ Drawing Club

Join other kids who like to draw and create art!

01 Jul 2024

Creative Talks: Tessa Duder CNZM OBE

Tessa Duder trained as a journalist and has published more than forty works of fiction and non-fi...

01 Jul 2024

Release of Red Admiral Butterflies

As part of the Moths and Butterflies of NZ Trust's campaign to return our endemic red admiral but...