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Heritage 18 Sep 2020

Old-school cool for St Heliers Library

St Heliers Community Library is going back to its original 1920s colours with a fresh coat of paint as part of its general maintenance programme.

Transport 14 Aug 2020

Part of Tamaki Drive closed to vehicles this weekend

Tamaki Drive between Quay Street and the Ngapipi Bridge will be closed to all traffic including buses from 10pm Friday 14 August until the evening of Sunday 16 August.

Love Local 6 Aug 2020

Ōrākei grant supports children with Down's syndrome

UpsideDowns Education Trust applied for an Ōrākei Local Board grant towards delivering speech language therapy to children with Down's syndrome in the Ōrākei area.

Parks / Outdoors 22 Jul 2020

Have your say on how local parks are managed

Do you have ideas about how local parks in your community are managed, protected, developed and used now and in the future?

Love Local 15 Jul 2020

Blueprint for Ōrākei Local Board ready to view

Ōrākei Local Board Plan 2020 is now ready for review, and the board is asking for your feedback.

2 Jul 2020

Heritage toilet block set to shine again

A 1920s basalt toilet block in Selwyn Reserve in Mission Bay is set for a refresh in July this year.

Community 11 Jun 2020

Connect with the star realm at Manu Aute Kite Day

Discover the ancient meaning of kites in Māori culture at a free Manu Aute Kite Day event on 29 June.

Community 10 Jun 2020

Ōrākei Local Board celebrates local environmental hero

June 5 was World Environment Day 2020 and Ōrākei Local Board celebrated by recognising a local environmental hero.

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.