October 20th, 3pm to 5pm, Piha Library, Free
Dr Lynn Miller, Manager of NZ Bird Rescue Centre and internationally known for her work with the world’s birdlife, will be giving a talk at the Piha Library. Lynne will talk about how to foster and preserve our precious birdlife. What to do if you find injured or sick birds and, especially at this time of the year, how to treat rescued baby birds.
There will also be an opportunity to have your questions answered by an expert. >>
Destination West, 20th October 2019, 10am to 3.30pm, Titirangi War Memorial Hall, 500 South Titirangi Rd.
Destination West is the theme of the fourth West Auckland Heritage Conference and once again the conference will showcase some of the incredible stories from the area’s past. More >>
Auckland Council’s Governing Body today adopted changes to the council’s Policy on Dogs and related Dog Management Bylaw to come into force from 1 November 2019.
Councillor Linda Cooper, chair of the Hearing’s Panel that made recommendations to the Governing Body, said that the council has listened to Aucklander’s views which have helped to shape the changes agreed to today. Find out more >>
It's exciting to be able to announce this year's Open Studios WaitAkere weekend dates. Please book the event into your diary - Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th November, 10am - 4pm. We’ve also opened our "call to artists” to register to take part, so if you know anyone you think should be involved please let them know. The event is open to all artists, designers, makers and creatives - as well as art groups and organisations located in the Waitakere Ranges Local Board area. >>
This oral history documentary celebrates the origins of Project Twin Streams.
Twenty six original contributors to the project shared their recollections and vision. At the recent launch of this documentary celebrating 15 years of Project Twin Streams, Over the last 15 years the project has welcomed over 15,000 volunteers who – together with four contracted community organisations Community Waitakere, EcoMatters, MPHS and Te Ukaipo – have planted over 800,000 native plants. The project has encompassed environmental restoration, creative arts and education to engage West Auckland communities and inspire sustainability and connectedness. More >>