Waitākere Ranges Local Board

The Waitākere Ranges Local Board is one of 21 local boards in Auckland. The local board makes a plan for your area and decides on local issues, activities and facilities. It also oversees council services and facilities in your area, including libraries and parks. The local board is made up of six members. This is a first past the post (FPP) election, so you vote by ticking the name of your preferred candidate on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Waitākere Ranges Local Board election.

Recreation and culture

From parks and libraries to museums and art galleries, councils can be a key supporter of sporting, recreational and cultural events that bring communities to life. Community facilities, including sports grounds and town halls, are often owned and run by councils.

Recreation and culture

From parks and libraries to museums and art galleries, councils can be a key supporter of sporting, recreational and cultural events that bring communities to life. Community facilities, including sports grounds and town halls, are often owned and run by councils.

  • Advocate for greater funding to enable quality local artwork, through murals, pottery, and fostering local writing.

    Work with communities to explore options for new markets and festivals in each local centre.

    Support a review of existing local parks to identify gaps in the provision of play and sport/exercise equipment across the region.

  • Support more diverse community cultural events in the local board area and activities for rangatahi to be involved in the creative sector.

    Fund accessible quality local artwork – eg through murals, pottery – and foster local writing, music and the performing arts.

    Continue to support development of marae at Te Henga Bethells; continued support for Hoani Waititi Marae.

  • Argue for more parks, continue to fight against parks' sales, continue funding for local halls, won't cut library hours.

    Strongly support the Trust's model for alcohol supply in West Auckland.

    Continue to support the arts, through funding arts venues, holding events and establishing Shadbolt Writers in Residence.

  • Work with stakeholders for the revitalization and modernisation of the Glen Eden town center.

    Strongly support the re-establishment of the heritage tramlines in the Waitākere and the refurbishment of the old Nihotupu Filter Station.

    Work with other boards to see the development of gym and pool facilities in the New Lynn area to help service the population center out West.

  • Create more visual arts spaces in libraries.

  • Oppose selling off council assets such as parks.

    Support community events in parks and community centres.

    Support Te Uru, McCahon House, Shadbolt House, the associated artist and writer residencies, and other arts and cultural centres.

  • Complete Waitākere Ranges Greenways Plan as our local contribution to making Tāmaki Makaurau sustainable.

    Continue to support local iconic events such as Going West Writer's Festival and Open Studios.

    Continue to support Titirangi and Glen Eden libraries as important hubs of the community.

  • Work with council and local business to upgrade Glen Eden town centre.

    Improve our local park facilities installing shade sails, improving accessibility and modern activities.

    Support cultural activities and festivals to bring the community together after the experience of Covid-19.

  • Promote the trust's model for liquor licensing and restrict alcohol sales in the interest of crime prevention.

    Restrict gambling venues, particularly pokies, which damage families.

    Extend the gym and swimming facilities.

  • Push for increased maintenance of our community facilities and funding for the Waitākere Quarry restoration.

    Continue to support provision and development of sport facilities, parks, Te Uru and the West Coast Gallery and foster more local community events.

    Push for pool developments in Massey and New Lynn, working with neighbouring local boards for our fair share.

  • Advocate for greater funding to enable quality local artwork, through murals, pottery, and fostering local writing.

    Work with communities to explore options for new markets and festivals in each local centre.

    Support a review of existing local parks to identify gaps in the provision of play and sport/exercise equipment across the region.

  • Support more diverse community cultural events in the local board area and activities for rangatahi to be involved in the creative sector.

    Fund accessible quality local artwork – eg through murals, pottery – and foster local writing, music and the performing arts.

    Continue to support development of marae at Te Henga Bethells; continued support for Hoani Waititi Marae.

  • Argue for more parks, continue to fight against parks' sales, continue funding for local halls, won't cut library hours.

    Strongly support the Trust's model for alcohol supply in West Auckland.

    Continue to support the arts, through funding arts venues, holding events and establishing Shadbolt Writers in Residence.

  • Work with stakeholders for the revitalization and modernisation of the Glen Eden town center.

    Strongly support the re-establishment of the heritage tramlines in the Waitākere and the refurbishment of the old Nihotupu Filter Station.

    Work with other boards to see the development of gym and pool facilities in the New Lynn area to help service the population center out West.

  • Create more visual arts spaces in libraries.

  • Oppose selling off council assets such as parks.

    Support community events in parks and community centres.

    Support Te Uru, McCahon House, Shadbolt House, the associated artist and writer residencies, and other arts and cultural centres.

  • Complete Waitākere Ranges Greenways Plan as our local contribution to making Tāmaki Makaurau sustainable.

    Continue to support local iconic events such as Going West Writer's Festival and Open Studios.

    Continue to support Titirangi and Glen Eden libraries as important hubs of the community.

  • Work with council and local business to upgrade Glen Eden town centre.

    Improve our local park facilities installing shade sails, improving accessibility and modern activities.

    Support cultural activities and festivals to bring the community together after the experience of Covid-19.

  • Promote the trust's model for liquor licensing and restrict alcohol sales in the interest of crime prevention.

    Restrict gambling venues, particularly pokies, which damage families.

    Extend the gym and swimming facilities.

  • Push for increased maintenance of our community facilities and funding for the Waitākere Quarry restoration.

    Continue to support provision and development of sport facilities, parks, Te Uru and the West Coast Gallery and foster more local community events.

    Push for pool developments in Massey and New Lynn, working with neighbouring local boards for our fair share.

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