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Have your say 17 Feb 2022

Have your say on plans for The Landing

The Landing is an intensively used park located on the seaward side of Tamaki Drive, and its management plan is undergoing a refresh to better include the various communities who use the area.

Kids / Family 27 Jan 2022

Mission Bay’s iconic playground to be upgraded

A comprehensive remodel of the playground at Selwyn Reserve on the Mission Bay waterfront is now underway. Auckland Council will create an adventure playground with a wider age group and an increased volume of foot traffic in mind.

Community 25 Nov 2021

Local Business Awards a timely boost

Congratulations to all winners in the Ōrākei Local Board Business Awards, 2021.

4 Nov 2021

Mission Bay’s Trevor Moss Davis Memorial Fountain switched on after water restrictions lifted

Following the lifting of Auckland’s remaining water restrictions in October, Mission Bay’s beloved water fountain will be switched back on this weekend. However, Auckland Council is urging visitors to Selwyn Reserve to refrain from splashing about...

Environment 9 Sep 2021

Major water quality infrastructure project completed ahead of swim season

Aucklanders can now enjoy the benefits of better water quality with the completion of the Ōkahu Bay stormwater network separation project. The project, to separate stormwater from wastewater pipes, will directly improve the water quality in Ōkahu...

Environment 12 Aug 2021

Tree protection grants allow for growth

For some property owners, having a significant tree on their grounds may seem a blessing, for others it can be a struggle to care for, especially if the tree is very large, very old or protected.

Community 29 Jul 2021

Vote to help showcase Ōrākei’s best in business

The Ōrākei Local Board Business Awards 2021 offer a chance for locals to show their love by voting for those they consider the best in the area.

Community 26 Jul 2021

Local parks come alive in Ōrākei

Activating local green spaces and parks in the Ōrākei Local Board area.

Events

02 May 2024 - 19 Dec 2024

Plunket Meadowbank Playgroup

Join us on Monday mornings for some fun, friendship, support, and child-led play!

01 Jun 2024 - 29 Jun 2024

Composting Workshops - June

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

29 Apr 2024 - 16 Dec 2024

Plunket Japanese Playgroup

Come along and connect with other Japanese-speaking families with your children 0 to 5.

09 May 2024 - 12 Dec 2024

Scrabble Club

Join the Scrabble club for a couple of games every second and fourth Thursday of the month.

02 May 2024 - 04 Jul 2024

Thursday Meadowbank Baby Coffee Group

A place to connect, create new friendships, and share & learn from each other’s experiences on yo...

28 Jun 2024

Umu Kohukohu Whetū

In celebration of te tau hou Māori the Māori new year, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei invite all to witness...

29 Jun 2024

Vegan Living Talk

Join Amanda Sorrenson and Ultra- Athlete Josh Howell as they talk about Veganism.

21 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024

Heard Park After Dark

From 21 June to 19 July, the trees in Heard Park will be lit up and changing colour to add magic...