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 >>
We are looking for volunteers in West Auckland to become conversation partners with people who have communication difficulties following a stroke. Conversation partners meet once a week for an hour. Training and ongoing support are given to volunteers. Through these partnerships, our clients are given an opportunity to enjoy social conversation and to build their confidence in participating in community life. For further information: Phone Rosemary >>
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. >>
Nominations for the 2019 local elections open in a little over two months on the 19th of July. Aucklanders can stand - and vote - for mayor, councillors and local board members, as well as for members of district health boards and licensing trusts.
Candidates: Friday 19th July nomination period opens | Friday 16th August nomination period closes
Voters: Friday 20th Sept voting period opens | Saturday 12th Oct voting period closes More....
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 >>