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Community 22 Jun 2023

Volunteers contribute to local youth wellbeing

A good, empathetic listener is at the other end of the line when young people in our community reach out to Youthline.

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.

Events

25 Aug 2024

Elegant orchids botanical art workshop

In this workshop, you will learn how to observe and draw exotic orchids from the Wintergardens pl...

05 Sep 2024

An Evening with Murray Thom

Be inspired by New Zealand music producer, philanthropist and sportsman Murray Thom.

15 Sep 2024

Spring Daffodils botanical art workshop

Let your creativity flow as you connect with nature and fellow botanical art enthusiasts.

21 Sep 2024

Shine for a Cure

Join us on this walk, or you can do your own walk, in September.

28 Sep 2024

Volunteer Expo Auckland East

This is a family-friendly trade-show-style event where kids can have supervised play while adults...

07 Oct 2024 - 08 Oct 2024

Viva Viola

Join us for a exciting musical performance.

20 Oct 2024

Cacti and Succulents botanical art workshop

Learn how to observe and draw cacti and succulents from the Wintergardens plant collections.

17 Nov 2024

Amazing carnivorous plants botanical art workshop

Learn how to observe and draw fascinating pitcher plants and 'monkey cup'.