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Community 30 Jun 2023

Takapuna one step closer to new low-cost community hub

Plans to develop a combined library and community hub in Takapuna at minimal cost to rate payers have made a big step forward with the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board’s decision to sell one of its underperforming properties to help fund the project.

Community 29 Jun 2023

Youthline more important than ever

Over $70,000 worth of grants from 17 local boards have helped fund their volunteer training programmes in the past year, including $6000 from Devonport-Takapuna Local Board.

Sports / Leisure 27 Jun 2023

FIFA upgrades at Birkenhead football club a benefit to all Kaipātiki

Birkenhead United AFC has received almost $60,000 from the Kaipātiki Local Board to help upgrade its facilities at Beach Haven’s Shepherds Park in readiness for the FIFA Women’s World Cup next month.

Waste 31 May 2023

Food scraps to find new home in your new bin

Residents in Albany and East Coast Bays start receiving their Auckland Council food scraps bins from this week with deliveries of the bins to the rest of the North Shore continuing throughout the month of June.

Community 31 May 2023

New board-funded EcoHub a win for Kaipātiki

Nearly 400 keen environmentalists have been through the doors of Kaipātiki Project’s new EcoHub since it opened late last year.

Community 31 May 2023

Board funding making a difference in North Shore

Over $100,000 of funding has been delivered to 30 community groups in Devonport-Takapuna Local Board’s latest grants round. 

Community 30 May 2023

North Shore Digital Seniors pilot a hit

Nearly 200 North Shore seniors have been building their digital confidence with free, one-on-one technology support sessions offered through the Digital Seniors pilot programme. 

Community 30 May 2023

Kaipātiki volunteers take on storm damaged reserves

A trained volunteer response team dedicated to cleaning up local reserves damaged by severe weather events has been established in the Kaipātiki area, thanks to a collaboration between Pest Free Kaipātiki, Auckland Council and the local board.  

Events

06 Jul 2024 - 21 Jul 2024

Matariki School Holidays - Takapuna Library

Come join us at Takapuna Library for family fun activities all holidays long.

06 Jul 2024 - 21 Jul 2024

Ngā Tamariki o Matariki (The Children of Matariki)

Join us for this wonderful interactive craft event for school aged children with their care-givers.

05 May 2024 - 01 Dec 2024

Book Club

Discuss the selected book of the month and share what else you’ve been enjoying reading in our wa...

07 Apr 2024 - 01 Dec 2024

Death Cafe - Birkenhead Library

Enjoy a group-directed discussion about death with no agenda, objectives or themes.

12 Feb 2024 - 10 Dec 2024

Craft Circle

Share your latest project with like-minded crafters, learn from others and pass on any tips or tr...

09 Feb 2024 - 13 Dec 2024

Coffee, Cake and Conversation

Join us at the library for a delightful gathering over coffee, engaging conversations, and an opp...

14 Jul 2024

Community Planting Day - Deborah Reserve, Okura

Join us on our annual planting day at Deborah Reserve!

15 Jul 2024

Matariki with the Auckland Zoo

Join us to share a mindful moment after Matariki.