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Environment 5 Jul 2021

Planting season all go in the Eastern Bays

Planting season in Auckland happens twice a year, and one of those falls around New Zealand’s Arbour Day – 5 June – an opportunity which Ōrākei Local Board relishes.

Environment 17 Jun 2021

Ōrākei environmental warriors tackle moth plant

Nearly 5000 moth plant pods, as well as countless moth plant seedlings, were collected recently as part of a coordinated school competition aimed at reducing the effects of pest plants on the environment.

29 Apr 2021

Change of roles within Ōrākei Local Board

The role of Deputy Chair on the Ōrākei Local Board changed on 28 April 2021, to share the role between Sarah Powrie and Troy Elliott.

10 Year Budget 19 Mar 2021

Still time to have your say on the Recovery Budget

Aucklanders are being reminded that it is not too late to have a say in the Auckland Council Recovery Budget, with five days remaining until feedback is closed on 22 March 2021.

10 Year Budget 12 Mar 2021

Water quality - a community in action

The issue of water quality is close to the heart of every Aucklander, and for no one more so perhaps than for those who live, play or work around Hobson Bay.

10 Mar 2021

Iconic centrepiece on show for America's Cup audience

The iconic fountain at Mission Bay will be turned on so that the charms of the eastern seaside suburb can be experienced by the audience for the 36th America’s Cup.

10 Year Budget 2 Mar 2021

Adjustments to Water Quality Targeted Rate proposed in Auckland's Recovery Budget

To help build on improvements we have made to our beaches and waterways and bring some of the work forward by six years, our Recovery Budget is proposing two changes to the Water Quality Targeted Rate - extend it from 2028 until 2031 and increase each year in line with the projected average increase in general rates.

10 Year Budget 22 Feb 2021

Local input on budget planning vital says Ōrākei Ward Councillor

The Auckland Council Recovery Budget consultation is currently underway and open to review and input until 22 March 2021.

Events

18 Dec 2021 - 04 Feb 2022

Summer School Holidays 2021-2022

Find lots of fun, local and affordable activities for kids across the region over the school holidays.

27 Jan 2022 - 24 Mar 2022

Paul Neshausen Barfoot & Thompson Summer Swim Series

New Zealand's largest weekly open water swim event.

10 Feb 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Tahnua Torea Nature Reserve

Take a free guided walk with your community park ranger team through Glendowie's ecological treasure.

12 Feb 2022

Interislander – Bean Rock Swim

An afternoon of ocean swimming, music, food and activities.

26 Feb 2022

Bach Musica NZ: Conducting Workshop

Bach Musica NZ's workshop offers a progressive series of enjoyable and stimulating stages which will improve your conducting.

12 Mar 2022

Ōrākei Volunteer Expo 2022

An event for those who volunteer or have an interest in volunteering locally.

17 Mar 2022 - 26 Mar 2022

Our Man in Havana

Graham Greene's classic satirical novel becomes a wonderfully funny and fast-moving romp.

14 May 2022 - 15 May 2022

Spartan Auckland Super

The World’s #1 Obstacle Course race will be heading back to amazing Auckland in 2021.