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.
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.
Local parks come alive in Ōrākei
Activating local green spaces and parks in the Ōrākei Local Board area.
Planting season all go in the Eastern Bays
Planting season in Auckland happens twice a year, and one of those falls around New Zealand’s Arbour Day – 5 June – an opportunity which Ōrākei Local Board relishes.
Ōrākei environmental warriors tackle moth plant
Nearly 5000 moth plant pods, as well as countless moth plant seedlings, were collected recently as part of a coordinated school competition aimed at reducing the effects of pest plants on the environment.
Change of roles within Ōrākei Local Board
The role of Deputy Chair on the Ōrākei Local Board changed on 28 April 2021, to share the role between Sarah Powrie and Troy Elliott.
Still time to have your say on the Recovery Budget
Aucklanders are being reminded that it is not too late to have a say in the Auckland Council Recovery Budget, with five days remaining until feedback is closed on 22 March 2021.
Water quality - a community in action
The issue of water quality is close to the heart of every Aucklander, and for no one more so perhaps than for those who live, play or work around Hobson Bay.
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March Composting Workshops - Free
This free workshop offers an introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins.
Ranger guided walk - Free
Learn about the unique flora and fauna that call the forest and waterways home and important environmental issues that we face today in the reserve.
Conscious Connected Breathing - St Heliers
All welcome to this free session presented by experienced breathing coach Jefferson Chapple.
Strike Up The Band!
You’ll be swaying to the sensational sounds of Tijuana Brass, Glenn Miller, Henry Mancini, and more!