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Kids / Family 30 Nov 2016

Playground review: Colourful fun in Glendowie

Kids of all ages will be begging for another visit after playing at Roberta Reserve's bright and brilliant play area.

Educational 9 Nov 2016

How Auckland Council works: A very (very) simple guide

A very simple guide to how Auckland Council works.

Kids / Family 8 Nov 2016

Playground review: Ship-shape for all ages

This week we visit a playground that really gets into the seaside theme with a proud waka as its centrepiece.

7 Nov 2016

Local boards sworn in for new term

Auckland Council's 149 local board members have been officially sworn in to office at inauguration ceremonies this month.

3 Nov 2016

Waitematā Local Board judicial recount result

Vernon Tava confirmed as Waitematā Local board member.

Arts 25 Oct 2016

Children's artwork lines Hobson Bay walkway

Artworks by local children now adorn the picturesque Hobson Bay walkway, giving the area an inviting splash of colour.

Educational 21 Oct 2016

Young candidates the big winners in Kids Voting

Student voters go for youth

Beaches 20 Oct 2016

7 things to do in Ōrākei

Beautiful beaches, a bustling waterfront and rich local heritage are a few of the features that make the Ōrākei Local Board area a popular destination.

Events

27 Jan 2022 - 24 Mar 2022

Paul Neshausen Barfoot & Thompson Summer Swim Series

New Zealand's largest weekly open water swim event.

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.

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.