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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"

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 From the Orakei Local Board:


The Orakei RSA was packed for our recent AGM and community forum 

Thank you to all who attended.

Guest Speakers

A) Orakei Auckland Councillor Cr Desley Simpson presented on the Emergency Budget, the drought impact on finances making necessary a 3.5% rates increase.
Desley was thanked for attending and presenting

B) Orakei Local Board member Sarah Powrie spoke on the key projects and planning ahead for the Local Board. Sarah was thanked for attending and presenting

Soapbox – Pauline Roberts spoke on a mural being painted on the street-side of the fence at her Montessori Pre-school at 16 Sudeley Street. As the owner, she had received concerns from street residents.

C) Okahu Bay water separation project update – Josh Nicodemus from CB Civil and Council’s Healthy-Waters gave updates

D) 1-7 Brenton Place/Kepa Road, Kainga Ora development.
The Chair gave a background to the proposal and Orakei Community Association's objections including its progressing the application through lock-down and applying for non-notification and Kainga Ora’s decline to attend this meeting after earlier agreeing to.

Orakei Local Board member Troy Churton updated on the Board’s concerns including scale.

Tamaki MP Simon O’Connor updated on his work questioning Kainga Ora and the Minister and working with the school and the Orakei Community Association.

St Josephs School Board chair Garth Bray talked about the process and impact of both construction and the many more people being housed on the locality

OCA Executive member Craig Ewington spoke on the Orakei Community Association submission.

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Okahu Bay stormwater and wastewater                    separation project

The 15.5 million dollar project to improving water quality at Okahu Bay, reducing flooding and separating old combined waste and stormwater pipes in suburban Orakei has started. more

Download below the Watercare October Newsletter and Catchment map

Catchment map.pdf (626.49KB)
Catchment map.pdf (626.49KB)


The Hyundai Marine Sports Centre, Home of the Royal Akarana Yacht Club and the Akarana Eatery is open for business at the prime waterfront position in Okahu Bay...


If you are yet to check out the Orākei Visual Framework,  read the whole document online at - Here you can also provide feedback..

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

Inorganic collection booking

View roadworks on a map here

Help shape tomorrow’s Orākei


Have look at the local board plan. more