March for Nature

Greenpeace is organising a march from Aotea Square to protest about the Fast-Track Approvals Bill, which it sees as an attack on nature. Many other organisations are involved, including Forest & Bird, Communities Against the Fast Track, Coromandel Watchdog, Kiwis Against Seabed Mining, Coal Action Network Aotearoa, WWF New Zealand,...

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Save Chamberlain Park AGM

The Annual General Meeting of Save Chamberlain Park Incorporated will be held at the course, 46a Linwood Avenue, Mt Albert at 4pm on Tuesday 11 June, 2024. AGENDA 1)    Apologies 2)    Minutes of last AGM 3)    Chairperson’s Report 4)    Treasurer’s Report and Annual Accounts 5)    Appoint a person to review the Society’s accounts 6)    Fix subscription...

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Mission Bay-Kohimarama Residents Association AGM

Everyone is welcome. Speakers will cover government, local government and local board news:      Hon Brooke van Velden – MP for Tamaki     Desley Simpson – Orakei Councillor and Deputy Mayor     Sarah Powrie – Orakei Local Board Deputy Chair This is an opportunity to meet and...

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Tagalad Reserve in Mission Bay

Mission Bay’s Tagalad Reserve has been returned to local board ownership and everyone is invited to come and look around, hear about possible uses, and enjoy free kids’ entertainment and facepainting. There will also be a coffee cart and doughnuts. Entrances are at 9 Tagalad Road and 6 Nihill Crescent....

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St Heliers & Glendowie Residents Association AGM

The St Heliers & Glendowie Residents Association Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 21st May from 7pm at the St Heliers Church and Community Centre. There will be a brief formal AGM, then guest speakers to talk and answer your questions about local issues: Deputy Mayor Desley Simpson...

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The Future is Now: Biodiversity, Climate and Us

This is an Environmental Defence Society conference and more information is here: Workshop programme Conference programme Workshop and conference registration International speakers are: Hans-Otto Pörtner Co-laureate of the 2023 Planetary Health Award; former co-chair of IPCC Working Group II, Germany. one of the world’s best-known experts on the effects of...

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Off the Wall

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga has one of the largest collections of historic wallpapers in the country, with over 2,000 20th century designs spanning the many artistic and technological spirits of the age.   Off the Wall: Selections from the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Wallpaper Collection 1907-1975 is a free...

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Panel discussion on proposed RMA fast track changes

Speaker: Dr Elizabeth Pishief ,Chair of Historic Places Aotearoa “HERITAGE RE-AWARDS & LOCAL CAPITAL CULTURAL PUNISHMENT?” Q & A, panel discussion on proposed RMA fast track changes Dr Pishief is a PhD in Heritage and Museum Studies and has worked for the Department of Conservation, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga,...

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National Community Heritage Conference

Historic Places Aotearoa National Community Heritage Conference: Local Heritage Matters A conference for historical societies, heritage groups and institutions, museums, iwi, hapū, marae committees, genealogists, and individuals from across New Zealand. A call for papers will be on www.historicplacesaotearoa.org.nz in March. Topics will include protection, conservation, interpretation, fundraising, advocacy, risks,...

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