121 days ago

Are you happy about the loss of 8,000 planted native seedlings?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora Neighbours, A contested decision by politicians on the Upper Harbour Local Board to mow down 8,000 native plants and young trees, could bring a hefty bill. Council staff reject that there was a mistake in the planting, and now there could be a big bill. What do you think ?

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2 hours ago

Heterodox Us, Artists Floor Talk

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Heterodox Us, Artists Floor Talk
Saturday 11 June, 1 – 2pm
Franklin Arts Centre

Join us to hear from some of the artists currently exhibiting as part of “Heterodox Us”.

This lively and engaging group of artists will share some insights into their work and present some challenging ideas. Make the most of a unique opportunity to draw from their rich depth of artistic process and experience - and to ask them your questions.

Artists: Ina Arraoui, Leela Bhai, Dagmar Dyck, Fatu Feu'u, Marcus Hipa, Andy Leleisi'uao, Iokapeta Magele-Suamasi, Sefton Rani, Raymond Sagapolutele, Delicia Sampero, Vaimaila Urale

2 days ago

Rent increases

Brian from Papakura

My 86yo mother just recieved this notice of a rent increase. Completely over the top. Especially as houses are decreasing in value. What to do?

"Your rent will increase from $390.00 per week to $495.00 per week effective as at 26/07/2022."

5 hours ago

Pop-up Artists in Residence, Mon 30 May - Tues 14 June 2022

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On Monday 30 May, we begin a 2 ½ week “Pop-Up Artists in Residence” in the Community Gallery here at the Franklin Arts Centre. During this time, a selection of artists working in a range of mediums will take up residence in the space for 1-3 days at a time. Visitors will be treated to a glimpse into the artistic practice, materials and habits of these artists, together with the opportunity, in some cases, to have a go themselves.

Free entry. All welcome!

Artists on the agenda:

Eve Hawkins Green, Jillian King, and Michael Cuthbert
Mon 30 May - Wed 1 June

Pukekohe High School Senior Painting Students
Thurs 2 - Tues 7 June

Jan Leonard
Wed 8 - Thurs 9 June

Andrea Lewer
Fri 10 June

Frances Stevens
Mon 13 - Tues 14 June