Heritage 12 May 2022

Red letter day as Shadbolt House writers retreat takes step forward

Sixteen years in the making, Shadbolt House in Titirangi has taken a step toward becoming a writers retreat following a decision by Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Parks / Outdoors 10 May 2022

Route change reaps rewards

A change in route for the proposed walkway in Glen Eden from Verdale Circle to Glendale Road has resulted in a cheaper, less complicated construction of the route.

Plans / Projects 13 Apr 2022

Boost for lighting improvements in Henderson

Plans to improve the lighting in Henderson Town Centre have received a boost following the allocation of $30,000 for an assessment to be undertaken and an implementation plan to improve the lighting in the area.

Arts 13 Apr 2022

Dream comes true as Kākano Art Gallery opens in the heart of Henderson

The opening of Kākano Art Gallery in Henderson Town Centre is a dream come true and a culmination of years of work.

Parks / Outdoors 21 Mar 2022

Waitākere parks international award winners

Two parks in the Waitākere Ranges have been awarded the prestigious Green Flag award, the international quality mark for parks and green spaces.

Transport 18 Mar 2022

Safer streets for Konini Primary as part of Vibrant Streets project

A project to help provide safer streets around Konini Primary School in Glen Eden is set to go ahead as part of the new Auckland Council Vibrant Streets programme.

Parks / Outdoors 18 Mar 2022

Playgrounds top of the agenda for Henderson-Massey Local Board

It was all about the playgrounds for Henderson-Massey Local Board during its most recent business meeting, with approval given for three playgrounds in the area.


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.