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Three Kings demolition recycles building materials

Published: 21 March 2017

The restoration of the historic Mt Roskill Borough Council Building in Three Kings is benefiting the community by identifying and retaining recyclable materials that would otherwise go to waste.

War on weeds in Howick

Published: 18 March 2017

The battle to rid the Howick area of invasive moth plant and Rhamnus weed continues with weed disposal bins being set up in Lloyd Elsmore Park next month.

Swap unwanted treasures on Neighbourly

Published: 16 March 2017

Auckland Council and community social website Neighbourly have worked together to create a dedicated space that enables Aucklanders to offer their unwanted items to other people in their neighbourhood.

10 easy ways you can save water today

Published: 15 March 2017

All Aucklanders have been asked to reduce their water use by 20 litres per day until the end of March – here are some practical tips to help you achieve that target.

Solar robot race launches energy efficiency project in Papakura

Published: 14 March 2017

The Energy Efficient Communities Project, a partnership between Entrust, Auckland Council and Vector, will deliver free hot water heat control units, up to 15,000 LED lightbulbs, and energy advice to homeowners in Papakura and Takanini.

Storm update: West Auckland flooding incidents

Published: 11 March 2017

Significant localised flooding in West Auckland as a result of today’s heavy rainfall has seen a large-scale emergency response that will continue throughout the evening.