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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

02 Jul 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

Matariki Festival – Te Taumata Kapa Haka

Exhilarating kapa haka performances in shopping centres across Tāmaki Makaurau.

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.

18 Jun 2022 - 18 Sep 2022

Emily Karaka: Matariki Ring of Fire

The exhibition centres on the festival of Matariki.

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.

11 Jun 2022 - 07 Aug 2022

Robert Rapson: Against the Tide

This exhibition celebrates the life and work of the late Hutt Valley-based ceramic artist.

11 Jun 2022 - 11 Sep 2022

Benjamin Work and Brendan Kitto: Motutapu

The conclusion of a four-year journey by artist Benjamin Work and photographer Brendan Kitto.

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.