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Environment 5 Jul 2021

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.

Environment 17 Jun 2021

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.

29 Apr 2021

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.

19 Mar 2021

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.

12 Mar 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.

10 Mar 2021

Iconic centrepiece on show for America's Cup audience

The iconic fountain at Mission Bay will be turned on so that the charms of the eastern seaside suburb can be experienced by the audience for the 36th America’s Cup.

Finance 2 Mar 2021

Adjustments to Water Quality Targeted Rate proposed in Auckland's Recovery Budget

To help build on improvements we have made to our beaches and waterways and bring some of the work forward by six years, our Recovery Budget is proposing two changes to the Water Quality Targeted Rate - extend it from 2028 until 2031 and increase...

22 Feb 2021

Local input on budget planning vital says Ōrākei Ward Councillor

The Auckland Council Recovery Budget consultation is currently underway and open to review and input until 22 March 2021.

Events

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.

29 Apr 2024 - 16 Dec 2024

Plunket Japanese Playgroup

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

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...