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Heritage 23 Jun 2017

Flashback Friday: Mission Bay, then and now

This popular central Auckland beach was as beloved at the turn of the 20th Century as it is today – but did you know it was also once home to a flying school?

Community 30 May 2017

QUIZ! How well do you know the Ōrākei Local Board area?

Our State of Auckland report cards have information on Auckland’s freshwater, marine, air and terrestrial environments in your local area, as well as reporting on the region’s capacity for growth, its demographics and its quality of life.

Arts 23 May 2017

Beau Monga headlines Urbanesia's Pacific Day Out

The X-Factor winner will be one of the star attractions at this exciting event, celebrating contemporary Pacific art and culture.

Cycling 3 Feb 2017

Glen Innes – Tāmaki Drive shared path opens

The first stage of the $46 million Glen Innes to Tāmaki Drive shared path opened late last year.

Transport 31 Jan 2017

Tāmaki Drive improvements get the go-ahead

An independent hearings panel has given the go-ahead for safety improvements at one of Auckland's most dangerous intersections.

Food / Drink 20 Dec 2016

Mission Bay’s wider footpaths good news for summer dining

Work on upgrading the footpath of one of Auckland’s busiest al fresco dining areas has been completed in time for the busy season.

Walkways 9 Dec 2016

Stage one of scenic walking and cycling route opens

Mayor Phil Goff and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have opened stage one of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path.

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.

Events

02 May 2024 - 19 Dec 2024

Plunket Meadowbank Playgroup

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

29 Apr 2024 - 16 Dec 2024

Plunket Japanese Playgroup

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

23 May 2024

Ranger guided walk - Dingle Del, St Helliers

Learn about the fascinating native flora and fauna that live in the forest and stream and importa...

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...

11 Nov 2023 - 25 May 2024

Beach volleyball series in Mission Bay

Our Beach Volleyball series in Mission Bay will brighten your Summer.

26 May 2024

Ōrākei Local Board Enviro Forum 2024

Connect and learn about different projects and initiatives with onsite stalls showcasing inspirin...

26 May 2024

Oro Ōrākei: Sound Walk

Listen to sounds created by a variety of local sound artists and musicians in response to the uni...