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Environment 21 Mar 2023

Albert-Eden & Puketāpapa Eco Festival is back

Climate action will be top of the agenda when the Albert-Eden & Puketāpapa Eco Festival returns this March. With an impressive programme of events, the aim of the festival is to build awareness and create localised solutions for climate action.

Community 21 Mar 2023

Point Chevalier Little Library pops up

While Point Chevalier Library is out of action, the little library is the neighbourhood's new temporary location that offers a small collection of loan books.

Dogs 20 Mar 2023

Canines on the roam

Over the past two summers, there has been a notable increase in complaints about roaming dogs in the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki area, as well as in Puketāpapa.

20 Mar 2023

Calls for audit of infrastructure following storm devastation

Auckland’s infrastructure requires an urgent audit to assess its ability to cope with extreme weather events in the context of climate change and increased intensification, according to Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Parks / Outdoors 20 Mar 2023

Te reo Māori names adopted for Whau parks

Twenty six additional parks in Whau will now carry dual Māori / English names. The names were formally adopted at Whau Local Board’s recent business meeting.

Community 20 Mar 2023

Work set to start to bring new life to Pukekohe War Memorial Town Hall

Seismic strengthening work will kick off the renovations of Pukekohe War Memorial Town Hall.

Community 16 Mar 2023

Aotea community's feedback needed

Aotea / Great Barrier residents from the southwest of the island are being urged to attend a community barbecue in the park to discuss Auckland Council’s proposed Annual Budget and plans to address a $295 million budget gap, including cuts to operating costs for local boards.

Environment 16 Mar 2023

Strains on drains in the rains

Failings in the rural stormwater networks during Cyclone Gabrielle and earlier flooding added to the impact on Franklin’s road network, Auckland Transport has been told.

Events

13 Apr 2023

Conscious Connected Breathing - St Heliers

All welcome to this free session presented by experienced breathing coach Jefferson Chapple.

13 Apr 2023

Deano Yipadee

Join Nee Naw the Little Fire Engine, Stink-o-saurus, Granny’s Undies, and the brand new book Dusty the Digger as Deano takes you on a hilarious comedy live-music adventure!

13 Apr 2023

Escape Room fun at Waitākere Central Library

Have fun at our Escape Room with your family and friends.

13 Apr 2023

Little Scientists at Mt Roskill Library

Teaching tamariki about climate change, the carbon cycle, and reducing our carbon footprints.

13 Apr 2023

Peacock Colour Splash

Chloe will enrich our understanding of watercolour techniques through step-by-step demonstrations and plenty of individual attention.

13 Apr 2023

Poppy craft design at Helensville Library

Make a poppy out of recycled materials, to add to the Library's memorial wall.

13 Apr 2023

Walking into The Night: Experiencing Darkness and The Natural World - EcoFest

During the walk, we will explore our relationship to darkness, using our senses, imagination, and night-altered powers of observation.

13 Apr 2023 - 20 Apr 2023

Junior Ranger pest detectives

We will create our very own chew cards and pest-monitoring tunnels to take home.