This month, Auckland Council’s 21 local boards are inviting Aucklanders to give them feedback on their draft local board plans.

The three-year plans were developed with input from their communities and feature a series of outcomes or boards propose to focus on, supported by a range of initiatives to achieve them. Now they need to know if they have it right. 

Read on to find out what your local board is proposing and how to have your say or go to

Community vision guides planning in Puketāpapa

Puketāpapa locals have shared their vision for the future of their neighbourhoods and it includes more opportunities to get together, caring for the environment, better and more accessible public spaces with diverse transport options.

Be heard on local priorities in Albert-Eden

Albert-Eden local board is encouraging people to become more familiar with its local plan for the next three years.

Ōrākei grant supports children with Down's syndrome

UpsideDowns Education Trust applied for an Ōrākei Local Board grant towards delivering speech language therapy to children with Down's syndrome in the Ōrākei area.

Applications now open for Hibiscus and Bays projects

Groups keen to make a difference in the Hibiscus and Bays area can apply for this year’s local board community grants.

Fences protect Rodney waterways

Rodney farmers are getting a helping hand to keep stock out of waterways.

Still time to be heard on Papakura Local Board's 2020 plan

Papakura Local Board's 2020 plan is open for consultation until 13 August.

Wairoa residents need to be heard

Franklin Local Board's 2020 Plan is open for consultation and Wairoa subdivision member Angela Fulljames is calling on the community to get involved.

Te reo signs point the way in Manurewa

Manurewa Local Board has had bilingual signs installed outside its Hill Road offices.

Plan to strengthen communities in Waitematā

Waitematā Local Board looks to help restore social connectedness and increase community resilience following the impacts of COVID-19.

Southern boards take new path

Auckland's three most southern local boards, Manurewa, Papakura and Franklin, have all incorporated Māori outcomes into their plans for the future.