Multicultural celebrations are on again - Diversity Festival is back
One of Tāmaki Makaurau’s most iconic festivals is back. After a three-year break, Diversity Festival returns on Saturday 4 March to Hayman Park in Manukau.
Apply for an Upper Harbour grant
Community groups wanting to deliver projects and events in the Upper Harbour Local Board area have until 17 March to apply for funding.
Former tagger helps young Aucklanders use their skills well
A former tagger is putting his mark on Manurewa in a more positive way, and inspiring others to do the same.
Board committed to Te Mahia upgrade
Rising costs have hit an upgrade at Te Mahia Station but Manurewa Local Board remains committed to the project.
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.
50 Golden Years of Musicals
This concert spectacular will have you singing along and re-living many memories.
April Saturday Gallery Club: Hand-formed Vessels
Children are invited to join us in the Homestead Galleries to make their own hand-formed vessels using airdry clay.
Art & Craft session with S&A Happy Artist
Make something exciting with our Easter craft session.
Artists’ Talk: Textiles and Climate Change
Listen to Christine, Bernadette and Barbara about the textile dimensions of climate change and the motivations, challenges and options we currently have to decarbonise the home.
Bees Bees Bees at Glenfield Library
Come along to learn about beautiful bees and how we can help them.
Braid Weaving Demonstration
Guests will be able to weave their own small sample of braid for hanging clothing utilising loom waste from the 'Low Carbon Luxe' collection.
Create a Banana Swale in Your Backyard
Join us to share the experience and feel inspired to be a part of these local initiatives.