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Community 19 Apr 2024

25 years untouched Aorere Park Playground revitalised

After more than 25 years, the Aorere Park Playground in Papatoetoe has been given a $2.2 million dollar upgrade that is sure to delight the local community, thanks to Ōtara-Papatoetoe local board.

Community 19 Apr 2024

Caribbean Drive sports fields open in April

Football and baseball players will be thrilled with the $3.5 million-dollar sports field development at Unsworth Heights’ Caribbean Drive set to open with a community celebration on 20 April.

Parks / Outdoors 19 Apr 2024

Play your part at Puketāpapa parks

In Puketāpapa there are a number of outstanding parks for the community to enjoy, and the local board is reminding park users to take care of these spaces so that everyone can enjoy them.

Auckland's Future In Progress 18 Apr 2024

Glenbrook boat ramp plan rejected

Franklin Local Board has said no to a plan to develop the boat ramp at Glenbrook.

Auckland's Future In Progress 18 Apr 2024

Top 10 ways to experience our ever changing downtown

Discover ten awe-inspiring things on Auckland’s waterfront. Some weren’t even here last summer, and some have been here for more than a century. Your walking shoes are calling.

City Centre Waterfront 17 Apr 2024

City centre transformation gathers pace, with 15 projects delivered in past 5 years

When a plan leaps off the page and becomes reality, there’s reason to celebrate.

Community 16 Apr 2024

Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Quick Response Grant Round Two open

Grants that help the community deliver positive outcomes for the local area continues to be a focus for the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board.

Events

25 Jun 2024

Auckland Parks with The Light Library – Stories of place woven with the stars (central)

Celebrate the magic of Matariki through storytelling and creativity with this workshop for kids!

27 Jun 2024

Embracing Poi

Come along to spend an afternoon creating poi using upcycled materials.

27 Jun 2024

KBB Music & The Trusts Community Foundation presents Matariki with Che Fu & The Kratez

Celebrate Matariki with the Auckland Philharmonia and one of Aotearoa’s coolest and best-known hi...

27 Jun 2024

Make your own poi and learn a Māori poi dance

Make your own poi then learn a traditional Māori poi dance with us!

22 Feb 2024 - 28 Nov 2024

Leys Institute Library Bookchat

Come along to chat about books you've enjoyed and discover your next favourite read.

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Kumeu Book Club

We have a creative relationship with the books we read, meaning no two people read a book in the...

28 Jun 2024

Indigenous film screening & talk and self-guided Matariki crafts

Pop into the historic village and engage with our self-guided Matariki-inspired arts and crafts.

28 Jun 2024

Matariki Ahunga Nui

Write your dreams and aspirations to place on the Hiwa-i-te-rangi tree, participate in poi making...