Ōrākei Local Board

Community Organisation

Ōrākei Local Board
25 St Johns Road
Saint Johns
Auckland 1072
61 days ago

Orakei Volunteer Expo

Cathy McIntosh from Ōrākei Local Board

If you volunteer, or have an interest in volunteering locally, then the Ōrākei Volunteer Expo 2021 will be of interest to you.
For more information visit the event website: www.orakeivolunteerexpo.nz...
Taking over the indoor courts at Auckland Netball Stadium in St Johns, the Expo includes over … View more
If you volunteer, or have an interest in volunteering locally, then the Ōrākei Volunteer Expo 2021 will be of interest to you.
For more information visit the event website: www.orakeivolunteerexpo.nz...
Taking over the indoor courts at Auckland Netball Stadium in St Johns, the Expo includes over 40 information tables from a variety of volunteer groups. You can also look forward to some great presentations by some of the most interesting and varied volunteer groups in the city. These presentations will be repeated throughout the day so you simply pop in anytime during the event and you should get the full experience!

Entrance is free as is parking, there will also be food and beverage available onsite. We look forward to seeing you!

If you are interested in holding a display on the day, then contact us directly, there are still spaces available.

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69 days ago

Open Day at Churchill Park

Cathy McIntosh from Ōrākei Local Board

Come along to the Churchill Park Community Open Day. THIS Sunday 22 August anytime between 11am and 3pm, at the Scout Hall (19 Kinsale Avenue, Glendowie). All and everyone is welcome.

This is a great opportunity to get to know the community group Friends of Churchill Park, what they do and who … View more
Come along to the Churchill Park Community Open Day. THIS Sunday 22 August anytime between 11am and 3pm, at the Scout Hall (19 Kinsale Avenue, Glendowie). All and everyone is welcome.

This is a great opportunity to get to know the community group Friends of Churchill Park, what they do and who they are. They are always welcoming new members so this might be the group for you!

Also learn about the Park Management Plan, progress and next steps. There will be display son flora and fauna in the park, as well as distractions for the little ones ;-)

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75 days ago

Glen Innes to Tamaki Shared Path event

Cathy McIntosh from Ōrākei Local Board

Roll up your sleeves, pick up your spades and join the Glen Innes to Tāmaki Drive project team for our community planting day!

We’re inviting locals to come and get involved in planting, chat with the project team and find out more about the progress we’re making on Section 2 of the shared … View more
Roll up your sleeves, pick up your spades and join the Glen Innes to Tāmaki Drive project team for our community planting day!

We’re inviting locals to come and get involved in planting, chat with the project team and find out more about the progress we’re making on Section 2 of the shared path.
There will be food and a coffee cart on site to keep everyone fuelled.

- Saturday 28 August, 9am - 1pm
- Tahapa Reserve West, Tahapa Crescent, Meadowbank.

The event will go ahead rain or shine, RSVP appreciated to: GI2T@nzta.govt.nz
More information on this project visit: www.nzta.govt.nz...

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94 days ago

Volunteer Planting Day - Tahuna Torea Nature Reserve

Cathy McIntosh from Ōrākei Local Board

Here’s a great opportunity to make a difference to Auckland's parks. Come along with family and friends and help nurture green places for everyone to enjoy.

- Sunday 25th July, 1.30pm
- Meet at main carpark, end of West Tamaki Road
- Wear gumboots, bring gloves and a shovel if you have … View more
Here’s a great opportunity to make a difference to Auckland's parks. Come along with family and friends and help nurture green places for everyone to enjoy.

- Sunday 25th July, 1.30pm
- Meet at main carpark, end of West Tamaki Road
- Wear gumboots, bring gloves and a shovel if you have one

There are tasks available to accommodate most levels of fitness. Previous experience is not necessary.
Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information please contact:
Chris - 09 575 6142. Laurie - 09 575 4214

108 days ago

Thoughts on proposed new connection via Pourewa Valley?

Cathy McIntosh from Ōrākei Local Board

Auckland Transport is proposing new walking and cycling connections in your neighbourhood. We’re planning to deliver more travel options to this community by connecting Meadowbank and Kohimarama through the Pourewa Valley. The connections will link into the Glen Innes to Tāmaki Drive Shared … View moreAuckland Transport is proposing new walking and cycling connections in your neighbourhood. We’re planning to deliver more travel options to this community by connecting Meadowbank and Kohimarama through the Pourewa Valley. The connections will link into the Glen Innes to Tāmaki Drive Shared Path - Te Ara Ki Uta Ki Tai (the path of land and sea), adding to the popular Auckland pathways network between the Eastern Suburbs and the City Centre.
Feedback must be received before 25 July
Follow the link for more information including an online feedback form and public meeting opportunities.

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