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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.

Arts 30 May 2019

Arts therapy making a difference for children

Children in the Ōrākei Local Board are benefiting from creative outlet provided by arts therapy classes.

Sports / Leisure 23 May 2019

Turf upgrade a win for sport in Ōrākei

Council grant enables turf upgrade at College Rifles, ensuring much-needed sport and training facilities for Ōrākei.

Sports / Leisure 10 May 2019

ASB Tennis Centre upgrade underway

$5.5 million grant from Auckland Council instrumental in upgrade going ahead.

Events

09 Jul 2022

Selwyn Reserve Family Fun Day

The celebration of the reopening of the Selwyn Reserve playground and recreation area.

09 Jul 2022

TEDxParnellCollege@Youth

An event organised by ACG Parnell College students with a variety of talks from local New Zealand speakers.

09 Jul 2022 - 24 Jul 2022

Ngā Tamariki o Matariki – School Holiday Programme at Auckland Council Libraries

Join Auckland Council Libraries for a celebration of Matariki with Beanstack.

14 Jul 2022 - 31 Jul 2022

Elemental AKL 2022

Elemental AKL returns this July with a sensational season of curated experiences.

26 Jul 2022 - 29 Jul 2022

Sensational 60s

Iconic venues reverberate to the sounds of the 60s presented by Bonnie, Karl, Pat & band.

15 Aug 2022 - 28 Aug 2022

We Read Auckland | Ka Pānui Tātau i Tāmaki Makaurau

An exciting free programme of live and online events celebrating Auckland’s readers and writers and the stories that bring us together.

29 Aug 2022 - 30 Aug 2022

In Your Neighbourhood: Enchanted Garden

Kathryn Moorhead has selected music to display that divine combination, flute and harp.

30 Sep 2022 - 02 Oct 2022

NZ Barok presents From Court to Cathedral: Music by Bach and Handel

This concert features music by the two giants of Baroque music, Bach and Handel.