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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.

Housing 15 Sep 2022

Watertight, warm, and more functional homes for mana whenua

Habitat for Humanity’s Home Repair Programme is overseeing essential repairs to 11 houses.

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.

Events

13 Oct 2022

Animation Basics

Aged 9 - 18 years old can learn the basics of 2D and 3D animation.

13 Oct 2022

Beginners Knitting Class with Sharon

Learn how to knit and finger knit together.

13 Oct 2022

Combined Local Museums Talk

Join us to hear about Benedict Remiger: Young Pioneer and The Southgate Family

13 Oct 2022

Digital Future for Seniors (Chinese only) 如何使用您的電子產品

Learn new skills and build confidence using computers, tablets, smartphones, and the internet delivered in Chinese language.

13 Oct 2022

Heritage Festival – Gudied Walk at Pukekawa/Auckland Domain and Winter Gardens

Take a free guided walk with the Auckland Council Parks team around the Auckland Domain and historic 1920s Winter Gardens.

13 Oct 2022

Late Night Lego

Dive into design at this adults-only Late Night Lego at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

13 Oct 2022

Online Artist Kōrero

Join us online to hear conversation between exhibiting artists Nature’s Gentleman (Numa Mackenzie) and Sistar S’pacific (Rosanna Raymond).

13 Oct 2022

Salt painting

Show your creativity with salt paintings.