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Beaches 1 Dec 2022

Staying safe in Waitaramoa / Hobson Bay this summer

With the summer season upon us everyone’s looking to get out and enjoy the water. Waitaramoa / Hobson Bay is a great place to do that

Conservation 16 Nov 2022

Attracting shorebirds back to Tahuna Torea

A 3D printed pied stilt (poaka) decoy is being used to attract shorebirds.

Community 19 Sep 2022

Ōrākei stalwart steps away from politics

Former Board Chair Colin Davis has stepped away from local government after an almost 24-year career as an elected representative and a total of 62 years’ service to the city given he worked for the council continuously from 1960.

Akl Paths 13 Sep 2022

Pathways around Wai-O-Taiki closed for upgrade work

Pathways in and around Wai-O-Taiki Nature Reserve will be closed temporarily, while important track upgrades are undertaken.

Community 13 Sep 2022

Moneywise play options

Ōrākei Local Board supports the Meadowbank Toy Library through the Ōrākei Local Grant which are offered to the community biannually. The next grant round is open to applications 16 January to 17 February 2023.

Community 2 Sep 2022

New look community centre for Meadowbank

Community input sought on fit out of new centre in Meadowbank

Community 18 Aug 2022

Helping hand for the little guys

A little grant goes a long way

Community 8 Aug 2022

Local Volunteer Expo

If you have an interest in becoming a volunteer then the Ōrākei Volunteer Expo may be just what you need

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...