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Community 22 Apr 2024

Calling all community groups in Waitematā

Grants of up to $3,000 are up for grabs to help the community deliver positive outcomes for the local area.

Parks / Outdoors 22 Apr 2024

Ready for play? Playground updates for Manly and Torbay

Two playgrounds in Manly and Torbay are set for $520,000 worth of upgrades, thanks to the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board.

Competitions 19 Apr 2024

Local year 12 student to speak at Anzac service

Will Dickson from Glendowie College will be delivering a speech at St Heliers Anzac service on 25 April.

Planting 19 Apr 2024

No more grassing on Okupu Bay

More than 150 natives are thriving in Okupu thanks to a new approach to weed control.

Plans / Projects 19 Apr 2024

West Auckland arts boost from council fund

Two west Auckland arts organisations have been given a timely boost with a combined $60,000 in grants awards.

Matariki 19 Apr 2024

Matariki Festival comes back to Arataki

After a year’s hiatus, the much-loved Matariki Festival will light up the winter at Arataki Visitor Centre again in June, thanks to the funding support from Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

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.

Events

20 Feb 2024 - 17 Dec 2024

Social Knitting Club | Leys Institute Little Library

Whether you're a crochet novice or master knitter, if you want to meet other like-minded crafty f...

17 Jul 2024

Bamboo Printing with Oils

Join us for a fun printing workshop where children will create their own series of unique bamboo...

17 Jul 2024

Contemporary Bone Carving

Join us for a full day of creativity where students will learn to carve their own unique taonga f...

18 Jul 2024

BABE - July Holiday Film Showing

Join us as we enjoy the classic film Babe. 

18 Jul 2024

Birthday Dinner Gelli Printing (With Alexandra Murphy)

Using this deliciously fun idea as inspiration, in this one-day printing and collage workshop we’...

18 Jul 2024

Moana Mobile (With Eloiza Montaña)

Join us for a fun day learning creative sustainability and crafting with a Moana themed mobile ma...

19 Jul 2024

Supersonics ’24 (With Phil Dadson)

Due to past success and popular demand, Phil Dadson, founder of the legendary From Scratch music...

19 Jul 2024

The mystery of the Aotearoa

The mystery of the Aotearoa with Alan Knowles, Papakura Museum Curator.