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Board commits to Puhinui plan

The Puhinui Regeneration Strategy: Te Whakaoranga o te Puhinui, has been endorsed by Manurewa Local Board and Auckland Council will be one of its founding signatories.

14-24 year olds

Upgrade on the way for Te Puru

With improved facilities on the way for Pukekohe’s Bledisloe Park, a similar upgrade has been confirmed for Te Puru Park at Beachlands.

Climate action

Boost for Community Climate Action funding

What bright idea does your community group need funding for?

Exhibition

New community-led gallery now open at Auckland Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum has opened a new gallery designed to help Auckland communities share their stories.

Environmental Heroes

Celebrating our amazing rangers

31 July is World Ranger Day and is a chance for us all to say thank you to our incredible parks people.

Community

A community-oriented budget

Alf Filipaina is proud of everything Auckland Council has delivered with its 10-year Budget, especially the work done to strengthen the wellbeing of Tāmaki Makaurau’s communities.

Community

Auckland Diwali Festival performer and stallholder applications open

Auckland Diwali Festival returns to Aotea Square and Queen Street for its 20th anniversary on 30-31 October this year. Registrations are now open for stallholders and performers for the upcoming festival, with festival organisers looking for Auckland’s best producers of Indian cuisine, crafts and performance.

Community

Local board’s investment into Waitematā reflects community input

Waitematā Local Board programme of work over the coming year will benefit its diverse communities.

Environment

Propagating the fine art of worm farms

They’re the perfect backyard tenants – quiet, respectful and they even make the very best of your food scraps.

14-24 year olds

Trust charts path for rangatahi

Manurewa Local Board has supported Mā Te Huruhuru, a programme designed to help rangatahi into work or further education.

Community

Healthier kai for Kauri Kids as initiative shifts north

Over the past six months, The Southern Initiative and Healthy Families South Auckland have been working with Kauri Kids ECE centres in Takapuna, Stanmore Bay, Birkdale and East Coasts Bay to test the Healthy Environment Approach, a health-promoting initiative across Auckland Council-run leisure centres and its Kauri Kids ECEs.

Have your say

Aucklanders asked to have their say on plans to introduce new rules about beehives in the city

The Animal Management Bylaw 2015 will introduce a new limit on the number of beehives people can have in urban areas.

14-24 year olds

Tamariki prepare for challenge

Youngsters from across Manurewa are training for their Te Rima 101 challenge.

Waste

Be a tidy Kiwi neighbour

There are better ways to find a new home for unwanted items instead of leaving them outside hoping someone will wander by and take them.

14-24 year olds

Netball courts take on new role

Netball makes way for chow mein, arts and crafts and even health checks at Manurewa's courts every Friday, and the local board couldn't be happier.

Have your say

Protecting Auckland’s water infrastructure key to proposed Council bylaw changes

Auckland Council is seeking public feedback on proposed bylaw changes to the Water Supply and Wastewater Network Bylaw 2015.