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Environment 24 Feb 2016

Forest flourishes following Hunua pest blitz

Flourishing foliage and signs of new life in the kōkako population are the first signs of a successful pest control programme in the Hunua Ranges this year.

Transport 18 Feb 2016

New Pine Harbour Ferry timetable starts end of February 2016

Eight extra services every day between Monday to Thursday, and 12 additional services on a Friday.

Environment 19 Jan 2016

New recycling drop-off points for Franklin

Auckland Council has finalised arrangements for two new recycling drop-off points for Franklin residents, open for business this month.

Parks / Outdoors 1 Dec 2015

Waitawa Regional Park

Waitawa Regional Park is 188ha of coastal parkland located 13km east of Clevedon.

Beaches 27 Nov 2015

Driving permits for some west coast beaches

Recognising that driving on the beach is very different from driving on the road, the council has a permit system in place for people wanting to drive on the very popular Muriwai and Kariotahi beaches.

Transport 24 Nov 2015

Five years of progress in Franklin

Franklin Local Board has taken the bull by the horns and delivered some great local wins in its first five years.

Environment 17 Nov 2015

Awards open to Auckland farmers

Auckland Council has partnered with the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust, so that the region’s farmers and horticulturists are eligible to enter the 2016 Ballance Farm Environment Awards – with entries open until 31 October.

Beaches 17 Nov 2015

Spotlight on our neighbourhoods – Franklin

Home to many of Auckland’s spectacular regional parks and beaches, the Franklin Local Board area’s rural setting offers something for everyone.

Events

13 Apr 2024 - 25 May 2024

Wildeye: A female gaze into nature

Wildeye: A female gaze into nature by artist Robbi Carvalho explores the deep connection between...

12 Apr 2024 - 02 May 2024

Connected Disconnect

Enter the captivating world of Robyn Wilkinson's debut exhibition, Connected Disconnect.

05 Apr 2024 - 30 Apr 2024

Composting Workshop

Reduce your waste and turn your organic matter into fertiliser using simple composting systems su...

23 Apr 2024

Ranger guided walk - Clevedon Scenic Reserve

Learn about the fascinating natural flora and fauna in the reserve and the important Maori and Eu...

24 Apr 2024

School Holidays in the Square - Pukekohe

A FREE day of games, activities, and entertainment that your whole family will enjoy

25 Apr 2024

Pukekohe ANZAC Day Civic Service

These ANZAC Day parades commemorate the lives lost in WW1 and since then in all conflicts in whic...

27 Apr 2024

Love and Remix your Leftovers - Pukekohe Library

Learn new ideas to use up those forgotten ingredients hiding at the back of your fridge and pantr...

28 Apr 2024 - 29 May 2024

The Big Bike Film Night 2024

The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission- bringing the best cycling short films from around the wo...