Mangere Bridge Community

"Mangere Bridge: Seaside Village in the City..."

Mangere Bridge Village is located on a peninsula in the Manukau Harbour (Auckland, New Zealand), with the green backdrop of Mangere Mountain, an extinct volcano, and Ambury Farm Park. It boasts history, with one of the oldest stone churches in New Zealand, and has a tight-knit community with a friendly and non-pretentious village atmosphere. It is close to Auckland Airport, without being under the noisy flight path and its central location and good bus service means that within 20 mins you can be in the CBD, shopping at St Lukes or Manukau or relaxing at Mission Bay.

The Village is well serviced by a thriving shopping centre offering essential services such as supermarket, bank, pharmacy etc. There is a library, preschool and 3 excellent primary schools and churches. There are several cafes and takeaways, serving a wide range of foods and in summer the main street is host to a number of bands, enhancing your dining experience.

Tourism Franklin

Franklin District; your ultimate and  unique destination - AWESOME VIDEO!!

If a district is measured by its range of experiences, then Franklin is the ultimate  lifestyle destination combining relaxed country lifestyles with savvy city style, all just a short drive, south of Auckl?and or north of Hamilton.

The Franklin area, identified by its lush boundaries, features olive groves, vineyards and market gardens, while providing a unique opportunity to taste locally grown and produced foods and wines, many of which are featured on menus around the district, is not defined by boundaries.  Our main town - Pukekohe, is once again the home of  V8 motor racing , with the smell of race fuel adding to the regions excitement in April.  This year we have TWO campgrounds on offer so look for the information on our Features page!

Our diversity is exceptional, ranging from wine tasting, kayaking, fishing, archery, 4WD to enjoying the local markets, cafes and boutique - style shopping, plus our own limestone glow-worm cave and Vintage Railway.

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Onehunga Community Page

Under 30 minutes from Auckland’s CBD. Onehunga is a genuine Kiwi town centre – friendly and alive with funky cafes, trades, services and specialties.

Discover Onehunga’s rich heritage – take a walk around the many historic buildings and explore Onehunga.

For serious shoppers, Onehunga is THE place for outlet shopping. Home to Dress-Smart and other outlet shops. There’s plenty of FREE parking. Read more..

Blockhouse Bay Community Page

The Blockhouse Bay Community Centre is owned by Auckland Council but operated by the Community by a voluntary Governance Committee. Co-Managers Maree and Graham manage the day to day operations of the Centre. The Community Centre has a strong standing in Blockhouse Bay and is used for a wide variety of regular classes as well as one off events and celebrations.

The Fringe The Latest News from Titirangi

20,000 copies of The Fringe are delivered free to business and residential letterboxes. Additional copies are available from the Titirangi, New Lynn and Glen Eden libraries and from selected cafes and outlets throughout our circulation area.

Current copy here


Waiuku Community Page

Escape the hustle and bustle of Auckland Central to one of the big little cities best kept secrets – the glorious vintage township of Waiuku

Waiuku is a country town in the Auckland Region in the North Island of New Zealand. It is located at the southern end of the Waiuku River, which is an estuarial arm of the Manukau Harbour. It is 40 kilometres southwest of Auckland city centre, and 12 kilometres north of the mouth of the Waikato River.