Work on expanding Watercare’s Māngere Wastewater Treatment Plant is on track to be completed by the end of the year.
We’re big on caring for the region’s natural environment and we’ve got nearly $363,000 available to fund great ideas.
Members of a local scout group, neighbours and other volunteers recently helped plant native trees along a stretch of the Kaipara River near the Kiwitahi Road Bridge.
Chinese knotweed is a fast-growing vine that smothers all available surfaces, including plants and trees.
“A great success within the local community,” is how Scott Simpson, Associate Minister for the Environment, has described Waitākere Refuse and Recycling Centre.
Farm Cove Intermediate School wants to send rats packing and now has the tools to do it with a grant from Howick Local Board enabling it to purchase 170 re-usable rat traps.
The Pest-Free 2050 goal sees Devonport leading the way by tackling a rat problem along the peninsula.
A small, pale pink flower blooming from cracks and crevices along Auckland's Oakley Creek has caught the eye of botanists who believe it may be a new, previously unidentified native species of geranium.
Auckland Council’s chief sustainability officer, John Mauro, has spoken to the New Zealand Herald about the benefits of green buildings.
The NZ Transport Agency is deliberately letting the grass grow long on some verges along the Northern Motorway to help protect endangered dotterels in the area.