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Community 22 Jun 2022

Improvements on the way for Birdwood Winery building

Plans to improve the poor condition of the Birdwood Winery building and to investigate community use options of the Birdwood Homestead building have been agreed.

16 Jun 2022

Henderson Civic Building reopens after refurbishment

The Henderson Civic building has reopened its doors to the public following a six-month comprehensive refurbishment programme.

Community 13 Jun 2022

Te Henga Marae and west Auckland rangatahi projects to receive $130,000 in funding

Three west Auckland projects have been awarded a combined $133,000 in funding by Auckland Councils Parks, Arts, Community and Events committee.

Parks / Outdoors 7 Jun 2022

Making parks more accessible

Parks in the Waitākere Ranges Local Board area now have a guide to becoming more accessible in the future, following the adoption of key principles of accessible design in parks.

Environment 1 Jun 2022

Nominations open for 2022 local environmental awards

Nominations are now open for the biennial Love Your Place Awards.

Community 18 May 2022

Green light for $6.5 million Te Pae o Kura upgrade

Plans for a $6.5 million refurbishment of Te Pae o Kura / Kelston Community Centre have been approved by Henderson-Massey Local Board.

Climate action 12 May 2022

Cycling budget controversy misses real point, say councillors

Waitākere Ward Councillors Shane Henderson and Linda Cooper say that headlines criticizing plans for future cycling infrastructure in Auckland missed the real issue, tackling climate change.  

Events

24 Jun 2022 - 17 Jul 2022

Matariki Toi ki te Pāka – Art in the Park

An art exhibition created by west Auckland kura (schools).

21 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Matariki Festival 2022

An exciting line-up of more than 85 events region wide.

12 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

One Billion Stars to End Violence

Visit to the Homestead Galleries throughout the Matariki season and weave a star.

04 Jun 2022 - 24 Jul 2022

Wa:Hine – Wai:Rua

Ashlee Tawhiti creates an immersive space for meditative thought as part of Matariki Festival 2022.

03 Jun 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Make a Wish to Hiwa i te Rangi

Write your wish, hope, aspiration or karakia for Matariki on the back of one of the wishbone.

03 Jun 2022 - 24 Jul 2022

Remembering Forward

Photographer Russ Flatt explores the delicate complexities of youth and adolescence.

28 May 2022 - 24 Jul 2022

Give a Kid a Blanket – Warm for Winter Collection Point

Accepting donation drop-offs of warmth, including blankets, duvets, bedding, clothing and self-care essentials.

30 Jun 2022

Monthly 3D Printing Workshop! Brain Play x Te Manawa

Join Brain Play to see our 3D printers in action and create your very own design.