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

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.

Could an Ahu Moana approach help to save the Hauraki Gulf?

Have your say on the proposed Ahu Moana approach and the rest of the Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board’s draft plan before 13 August.

Is there a dark skies future for Waiheke?

Have your say on the draft Waiheke Local Board Plan, including plans to implement a Dark Skies Management Plan.

Investing to make Puketāpapa communities resilient

One of Puketāpapa Local Board's focuses over the next three years will be helping its community build resilience and improving health and well-being.

Calls for more funding for Waitākere Hospital

The Henderson-Massey Local Board's three-year plan advocates for increased funding to upgrade the hospital's services and capability.

How people shape their neighbourhoods in Albert-Eden

Youth and diverse ethnic communities have played their part in shaping the Albert-Eden local board’s draft plan