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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.

Community 28 Oct 2015

Running for Auckland Council?

Want to be more directly involved in decisions that will help make Auckland a great place to live? Consider running as a candidate in the next council elections.

Community 21 Oct 2015

Rural communities take leadership

Franklin Local Board is giving its rural communities the power to run their local halls.

Community 9 Oct 2015

Sandspit Reserve Playground upgraded

Sandspit Reserve Playground in Waiuku has had a long‑awaited upgrade.

Plans / Projects 9 Oct 2015

Pukekohe upgrades are streets ahead

Local rugby fans were the first to christen the upgraded Stadium Drive, during the club finals at ECOLight Stadium.

Events

25 May 2024 - 15 Jun 2024

Pukekohe High School Student Art Showcase

Enjoy a collection of artworks that display the creative minds and talent present at Pukekohe Hig...

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...

17 May 2024 - 31 May 2024

Ocean Song - Seascape Oil Painting Course

Skills taught will include colour mixing/matching, brush technique, values and detail work.

01 Jun 2024 - 29 Jun 2024

Composting Workshops - June

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

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Pukekohe Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

05 Jun 2024

Ranger guided walk - Te Whangamaire to Henry's Scenic, Patumahoe

Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the forest habitat within the reserve as well as the cu...

08 Jun 2024 - 20 Jul 2024

Ngā Uri o te Repo

Discover Ashleigh Taupaki's stone installations.

15 Jun 2024

Matariki i te Marae

Celebrate the Matariki Festival with activities, pōwhiri and parakuihi (breakfast) and A dedicate...