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Community 21 Oct 2015

Construction starts on Birkenhead's new destination

Kaipātiki Local Board is pleased to announce the start of construction for Kaimataara o Wai Manawa, an exciting new destination destined for the heart of Birkenhead.

Community 21 Oct 2015

Volunteers celebrated at community awards

Volunteers from the Puketāpapa community have been honoured at the Puketāpapa Community Volunteer Awards 2015 ceremony.

Community 21 Oct 2015

Empowering Auckland's communities

The council’s new Community Empowerment Unit launched in October 2015, marking the beginning of new and innovative ways of working with Auckland’s many and diverse communities.

Community 21 Oct 2015

A voice for Auckland's GLBTI communities

Auckland’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI) communities, or Rainbow communities, now have a voice on Auckland Council with the establishment of the Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel.

Community 29 Sep 2015

PMs thank Barrier fire crews

Australian and New Zealand Prime Ministers recently acknowledged the valuable role of volunteer rural firefighters.

Housing 29 Sep 2015

Affordable housing for Aucklanders

Auckland Council works with community housing organisations that provide warm, secure housing for those who may struggle to rent or buy privately.

Community 29 Sep 2015

Landscape takes shape at Onehunga foreshore

Planting is underway along the 6.8ha Onehunga foreshore restoration site, with major parts of the project now complete.

Community 29 Sep 2015

Let’s deal to graffiti, together

Auckland Council will remove graffiti vandalism on residential or business property.

Community 29 Sep 2015

Interview with Johnnie Freeland

Johnnie Freeland, Manager of Te Waka Angamua, explains more about the department’s role and some of the projects and events it has been involved in recently.

Community 28 Sep 2015

More libraries open on weekends

Under Auckland Council’s new 10-year budget, library opening hours have changed to ensure resources are better shared across the region.