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20 Sep 2022

Bob Wichman bids adieu to local politics

A familiar name is missing from this year’s ballot paper for Howick Local Board.

Community 19 Sep 2022

Hard-working coastie steps down from politics

Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Member Janet Fitzgerald has stepped down from local government after a 30-year career dating back to Rodney District Council.

19 Sep 2022

‘Accidental politician’ Vanessa Neeson steps down after 33 years

Retiring Vanessa Neeson looks back on 33 years of West Auckland politics

Community 19 Sep 2022

Ōrākei stalwart steps away from politics

Former Board Chair Colin Davis has stepped away from local government after an almost 24-year career as an elected representative and a total of 62 years’ service to the city given he worked for the council continuously from 1960.

Community 16 Sep 2022

Barber Ken calls time on local board career

Long-serving Manurewa Local Board member Ken Penney is not seeking re-election.

Food / Drink 15 Sep 2022

Strengthening community kai resilience on Aotea

An increase in the amount of food grown locally on Aotea / Great Barrier is happening slowly but surely.

Heritage 15 Sep 2022

Preserving heritage for the future

A programme of work to strengthen the Studio One Toi Tū buildings is set to get underway in October.

Have your say 15 Sep 2022

Give feedback on how Upper Harbour parks are managed

People are invited to have their say on how 260 parks and almost 800 hectares of land are managed in Upper Harbour.

Events

18 Oct 2022 - 23 Oct 2022

A Traveller’s Guide to Turkish Dogs

Turkish Dogs is the true story of a mad historian, immortal fishermen, and the Mother of Wolves; border crossings, buried treasure, and the value of companionship.

18 Oct 2022 - 06 Dec 2022

Head Drawing Phase 1

Learn how to see the head in shapes and planes for doing portrait paintings and drawings.

18 Oct 2022 - 13 Dec 2022

Rhymetime / Storytime

Music, songs, dance and rhymes for children with caregivers.

18 Oct 2022 - 18 Oct 2023

Orewa Cross Stitch

Orewa Cross Stitch is a social group, so bring your ideas and stories, we will provide a venue and a safe space for like-minded people.

06 Sep 2022 - 29 Nov 2022

Iti Rearea | Little Explorers

Designed to encourage under-fives to discover, identify and explore their five senses.

06 Sep 2022 - 13 Dec 2022

Free ESOL Classes

Gain some new skills and meet some new people in the community at these free classes.

06 Sep 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Coding for Kids

Develop your programming skills and build your own apps/games.

19 Oct 2022

Diabetes Van - Free Test

Get your free Diabetes test at Epsom Library.