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Here you can find the latest news and information about the 
Orakei Community Association, our mission, and what we do

"We are dedicated to obtaining opinion from and represent the interests of the Orakei Suburb residents and to provide you with relevant information"

Thursday 12 July 7pm Orakei 

The transformation of part of the Orakei Basin near new boardwalk into the ugliest (steel fenced) “boardwalk” in the world. 

This walk takes you around the Orakei Basin using the boardwalk and bridge across the Purewa arm of the basin that was conceived by the Hobson Community Board of the Auckland City Council (2008 to 2010) and built in two stages (the boardwalk -2010 and bridge -2011). 

Metal railing for cyclists as part of widening of Auckland's Orakei Basin boardwalk labelled an environmental eyesore

A new metal railing to allow for cyclists across Auckland's Orakei Basin is upsetting locals who say it ruins the natural environment of the popular inner-city lagoon.

The timber decking will be replaced with an anti-slip GRP (fibreglass) surface. While the existing timber decking slowed cyclists down, the new fibreglass surface will encourage cyclists to speed up.

Residents and local politicians want to keep the existing 1.2m-high wooden balustrade railing and work to stop on a 1.4m-high metal railing.

The boardwalk has exceptionally beautiful natural water and bush views, says Orakei Basin Protection Group member Roy Champtaloup, who says the vista must not being ruined or compromised by "bureaucratic nonsense". more

New bus services coming to 
Auckland’s central suburbs

On Sunday 8 July 2018, AT will be launching a new bus network for Auckland central suburbs.
Most current services will change, including bus routes, route numbers, timetables and some bus stops. 

Public information event:


Tuesday 26 June

10am to 1pm

  St Heliers Library
  32 St Heliers Bay Road,
  St Heliers

More information including maps can be found here


 Check out the entries to the We Love Orakei Photo Competition here


Info on Auckland Transport’s works along Tamaki Drive is

Inorganic collection booking

View roadworks on a map here

      Help shape tomorrow’s Orākei

Have look at the local board plan. more





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