OCN – Onehunga Community News

Low Traffic trial a hot topic – The street is quieter but many are not happy

April 26, 2021 Latest News 0 Comments 3 min

Reading Time: 3 minutes Trial interventions in the Arthur Grey Low Traffic Area (LTA) have fast become the hottest topic around. For the next few weeks, traffic interventions are in place along Grey and Arthur Street and some surrounding streets, with the aim of reducing traffic volumes, improving walking and cycling connections, and hopefully, encouraging people out of their ...

Coming together – library sculpture reflects story of Onehunga

April 26, 2021 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes Onehunga’s guided Art Bike Tour in February gave locals the opportunity to learn about the artists and stories behind some of Onehunga’s street art. One sculpture of regular interest is Hautaha, the steel piece outside the Onehunga Library, made by the celebrated Tongan artist, Sopolemalama Filipe Tohi. The Pasifika-themed tubular sculpture was erected in February ...

Watch out for the moth plant this month

April 26, 2021 Latest News 0 Comments < 1 min

Reading Time: < 1 minute Moth plants have infested the Onehunga area – peoples’ gardens, commercial properties, railway land, Auckland Council reserves, native bush and the sides of motorways. An invasive climbing noxious weed,  it overtakes and kills plants, including natives. It has a pretty flower, and at this time of year produces pods that contain thousands of seeds that ...

Little free library for locals, by locals

April 26, 2021 Latest News 0 Comments 2 min

Reading Time: 2 minutes A tiny Little Free Library has popped up at 46 Mariri Road in Onehunga, built and painted for locals, by locals. The idea for the library was dreamed up and created by 21 year-old Juliet Small. After seeing the popularity of free libraries in the USA through posts on Instagram, she fell in love with ...