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Environment 1 Nov 2021

More than 2000 plants in the ground thanks to Project Twin Streams

Community organisations planted 2250 plants along streams in the Waitākere Ranges in the past year as part of Project Twin Streams ongoing work.

Environment 27 Oct 2021

Halfway there: tree canopy coverage in Henderson-Massey at 15 per cent

Henderson-Massey is halfway toward achieving its tree canopy cover target, having increased by two per cent in the past three years, but a concerted effort is required to continue the upward momentum, according to a new report.

27 Oct 2021

‘Critical importance’ – thousands of hours spent caring for Project Twin Streams despite challenging year

A new report has shown the scale of work going on to improve the quality of Project Twin Streams in Henderson-Massey, with more than 6000 community hours spent in activities such as planting, weeding and rubbish removal in the last year.

Walkways 19 Oct 2021

Troublesome section of Henderson Creek shared path to be remedied

Work will soon begin to improve a part of the shared walking and cycling path on Central Park Drive, Henderson.

27 Sep 2021

Boost for waka ama club in Te Atatū

Plans for a permanent waka ama facility in Te Atatū have taken a step closer following the news that approximately 200m2 of council land next to Te Atatu Boat Club is set to be reclassified to allow for more storage space for waka.

24 Sep 2021

Online hub provides crucial information for West Auckland

West Aucklanders are being urged to make the most of a digital hub providing key sources of important information during lockdown.

22 Sep 2021

Upcycling project making digital waves for West Auckland youth

A group of fourteen students from Prospect School are creating a unique digital footprint, turning old and broken Chromebooks into working machines in West Auckland thanks to initial funding from Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

17 Aug 2021

Next generation of Pacific Leaders graduate

Fourty-four young people from West Auckland high schools recently graduated from the Tula’i Pacific Youth Leadership Programme.

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.