The Waitematā Local Board is committed to developing ‘Strong communities that are inclusive, vibrant and engaged’. The outcome of this is that “our communities are safe and healthy, with a strong sense of identity and connection. Children and young people are thriving and people actively participate in Waitematā’s civic, cultural and recreational life.” The Local […]


Puketapapa lies on the west coast of central Auckland is watched over by Mount Roskill. It is made up of the suburbs of Lynfield, Mt Roskill, Wesley, and Hillsborough. Puketapapa is one of the most ethnically diverse areas in New Zealand. Each suburb is made distinct by the ethnic communities which reside there and the various places of worship.


Orākei Local Board area – known for its beautiful views, stunning waterfront along Tamaki Drive, and character town centres – lies on Auckland’s east coast. The area has long running community network, popular community centres and strong residents associations.


Maungakiekie Tamaki, the gate way to the south, is a vibrant and diverse community full of challenges and great opportunities.


Albert-Eden’s Local Board is passionate about community development and increasing neighbourhood connectedness.