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He Kōrero mō Ōtara-Papatoetoe

About Ōtara-Papatoetoe

The Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board area includes Ōtara, Papatoetoe, East Tamaki, Puhinui and Manukau Central.

Character of the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board area

The board area is home to diverse and vibrant communities, with strong community networks.

Amenities in the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board area

Ōtara is known regionally for its Saturday morning markets, held in the Ōtara Shopping Centre car park next to Manukau Institute of Technology's south campus.

Papatoetoe residents enjoy living in an established area, with close proximity to the airport, motorway, industrial areas in Wiri and East Tamaki and the sub-regional Manukau city shopping centre, Hunters Corner, Ōtara town centre and St George Street area.

Other well-known landmarks are Puhinui Reserve, Middlemore Hospital, The Grange Golf Club and Auckland Golf Club, which surrounds the hospital grounds.

Download map showing Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board boundaries

​Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board 2018 Community Volunteer Awards

The Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board 2018 Community Volunteer Awards are to recognise people and groups that make a valuable contribution to our community in:

  • arts
  • sports
  • community service (local heroes)
  • young person making a difference - for people under 18
  • culture
  • seniors.

How to nominate a person for this award

 By Post

​Download and complete a nomination form.


Return the completed form to:

Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board
Level 1
Manukau Civic Building
31 Manukau Station Road

or scan and email to:

Further information about Ōtara-Papatoetoe

The State of Auckland report provides information on the state of Ōtara-Papatoetoe's environment as well as demographic and quality of life information in report cards produced by council.

Ōtara-Papatoetoe's economic profile provides information on the economy including employment and workforce statistics, number and type of businesses and productivity levels.