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Beaches 19 Jul 2019

Targeted rates protecting our natural environment

The two targeted rates introduced last year have helped us to increase our protection of Auckland’s natural environment and waterways.

Environment 15 Jul 2019

Ecological restoration prioritised by Ōrākei Local Board for 2019/20

Ōrākei Local Board has approved its 2019/20 work programme which aims to achieve aspirations set out in the 2017 local board plan.

Community 10 Jul 2019

Youth get political in Ōrākei

Young people have formed a leadership group to advise Ōrākei Local Board.

Food / Drink 8 Jul 2019

Local food-sharing idea goes global

When Helensville local Mark Dennis set up a food-sharing stand, he had no idea the idea would soon be copied throughout the US and Europe.

Community 2 Jul 2019

Students’ vision helps create community

The Ōrākei Local Board office now has a food-sharing stand thanks to students from Remuera Intermediate.

Community 27 Jun 2019

Meet a pest free hero – The Eastern Bays Songbird Project

The Eastern Bays Songbird Project aims to turn Eastern Bays into a Pest Free Urban Sanctuary and place of safety and nurturing for native birds.

Environment 20 Jun 2019

Kauri protection a priority for Ōrākei Local Board

A new action plan aims to protect kauri in the Ōrākei Local Board area.

Community 12 Jun 2019

Community volunteers recognised by Ōrākei Local Board

An awards ceremony has celebrated the contribution locals make to the Ōrākei community.

Events

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.

27 Jan 2022 - 24 Mar 2022

Paul Neshausen Barfoot & Thompson Summer Swim Series

New Zealand's largest weekly open water swim event.

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.