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Community 5 Jul 2022

Making Ōrākei a great place to live – together

In 2020 the community helped direct priorities for Ōrākei Local Board to focus on in the following three years. The goal: making Ōrākei a great place to live. 

Cleaning up our environment 27 Jun 2022

Reviving our Gulf

The humble mussel doing incredible things

Community 13 Jun 2022

Ōrākei Seniors Forum on Health 2022

Residents at seven local retirement villages were asked what they wanted hear about, the answer was ‘health’

Community 27 May 2022

Creative Humans shine in the community

A new art programme is set to bring art to communities - from beaches to town centres

Parks / Outdoors 29 Apr 2022

New lookout at Churchill Park

A new lookout has been created at the highest point in Churchill Park in Glendowie, offering 360-degree views over the city including Te Naupata/Musick Point and toward Motukorea/Browns Island. 

Have your say 17 Feb 2022

Have your say on plans for The Landing

The Landing is an intensively used park located on the seaward side of Tamaki Drive, and its management plan is undergoing a refresh to better include the various communities who use the area.

Kids / Family 27 Jan 2022

Mission Bay’s iconic playground to be upgraded

A comprehensive remodel of the playground at Selwyn Reserve on the Mission Bay waterfront is now underway. Auckland Council will create an adventure playground with a wider age group and an increased volume of foot traffic in mind.

Community 25 Nov 2021

Local Business Awards a timely boost

Congratulations to all winners in the Ōrākei Local Board Business Awards, 2021.

Events

23 May 2024

Ranger guided walk - Dingle Del, St Helliers

Learn about the fascinating native flora and fauna that live in the forest and stream and importa...