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Conservation 20 Jun 2023

Ōrākei celebrates volunteers’ dedication to the environment

We celebrate the work of some of our local volunteers for National Volunteer Week.

Craft / Hobby 31 May 2023

Exhibition attracts crowd in a post stamp era

International stamp exhibition supported by the local board inspires local young exhibit entrant.

Parks / Outdoors 24 Apr 2023

Pukekawa / Auckland Domain helped to protect low lying areas in flooding events

Pukekawa / Auckland Domain, like many other parks, played a critical role in retaining flood waters during the recent severe weather events.

Anzac Day 24 Apr 2023

Glendowie student wins Anzac speech award

Year 12 student Spencer Fitzpatrick has been selected by the local board to deliver his speech at St Heliers Anzac service .

Parks / Outdoors 20 Apr 2023

How your local parks and beaches are kept fresh, fun and accessible

Discover some of the work your local board does to keep our public spaces in great shape.

Parks / Outdoors 27 Mar 2023

Refreshed concept plan aims to create greater waterfront access for wider community

Ōrākei Local Board's revised concept plan for The Landing will go out for public consultation in April 2023.

Community 28 Feb 2023

Grants for all ages

Ōrākei Local Grants applications close 17 March, here are some examples of previous successful projects.

Plans / Projects 6 Dec 2022

Reimagining Tāmaki’s waterfront

Ōrākei Local Board has outlined the next steps for refreshing a popular area of Tāmaki Drive, in a bid to better cater for the increasing community use of the harbour.

Events

29 Apr 2024 - 16 Dec 2024

Plunket Japanese Playgroup

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

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...

21 Jun 2024

Matariki Kid's Event

Explore and celebrate Matariki, followed by Starlight Storytime where Pandora Hawke will share th...

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...

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.

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.

28 Jun 2024

Umu Kohukohu Whetū

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