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Community 26 Mar 2024

19 parks and places in Howick to receive Māori names

Nineteen parks and places in the Howick area will receive Māori names, as part of Auckland Council’s commitment for te reo Māori to be seen, heard, spoken, and learnt.

Community 21 Mar 2024

Upgraded courts set record enrolments for Riverhead Tennis

Upgrading public courts has helped Riverhead Tennis Club set a record for junior enrolments.

Climate action 21 Mar 2024

Breathe easy - golf might get harder

Thousands of trees are to planted on golf courses at Āwhitu and Clarks Beach.

Parks / Outdoors 20 Mar 2024

A Mega lot of steps in the right direction

Blue Light is back on track thanks to Mitre 10 Mega Takanini.

Parks / Outdoors 19 Mar 2024

Giving our wetlands a watery hug

Drive along any Auckland motorway and eventually you’ll see tidal areas with shelly banks and pūkeko.

Community 18 Mar 2024

Out with the old in with the new

Recent enhancements made to the Ngāti Ōtara Park playground have transformed the area into an epic adventure hub, with locals all invited to celebrate at an opening on Saturday 23 March.

Parks / Outdoors 14 Mar 2024

Outlook bright for Waitākere Ranges Dark Sky project

Volunteers are now able to use equipment for light monitoring and help register a pre-application to Dark Sky International for the Waitākere Ranges to become an International Dark Sky Place, thanks to the support from Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Parks / Outdoors 8 Mar 2024

The tale of ‘it’s only just birds’ one of 21 parks in Ōtara-Papatoetoe to receive Māori Names

Twenty-one parks in the Ōtara-Papatoetoe area will receive Māori names, as part of Auckland Council’s commitment for te reo Māori to be seen, heard, spoken, and learnt.