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.
Grants boost Whau projects
Whau’s community groups and volunteers received $38,243.19 for their mahi through Whau Local and multi-board grants.
Surf school scores new boards
Young surfers who partake in Aotea Boardriders Club’s lessons have ended the year on a high, with brand new surfboards to learn on thanks to a local board grant.
Love Food Hate Waste Stall - Kumeu Market
Learn tips to make the most of your leftovers, so you can feed your family for less.
Otanerua Reserve EcoFête - EcoFest
Come and find out about local community-led conservation.
Learn the basics of soap making using the cold process technique, how to colour and fragrance your soap, and you'll learn a simple swirling technique.
Enjoy watching a Sunday movie at the East Coast Bays Library.
Blackpool Community Garden Working Bee – EcoFest
Come and add to your routine by spending time with other locals at our community gardens.
Eco Village Working Bee – EcoFest
This is a hands on activity where you'll get to experience first hand, life on an eco village
Kaukapakapa Village Market
A great morning out for the family with live music and a tempting selection of stalls.