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Spindleberry sneaks into Matakana

Published: 19 May 2017

An uncommon but nasty weed has been spotted in the Rodney region and Auckland Council Biosecurity want locals to keep their eyes peeled.

Meet waste champion Anna Harrison

Published: 18 May 2017

Anna from the Zero Waste Zone at Waitākere Transfer Station teaches people how to reduce waste in a fun, hands-on way.

Great Barrier Island applies for Dark Sky Sanctuary status

Published: 11 May 2017

A Dark Sky Sanctuary must have an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment, and is protected for its scientific, natural, or educational value, its cultural heritage and/or public enjoyment.

Could worms be your most useful pet?

Published: 10 May 2017

They may not be the most beautiful creature but the humble tiger worm could be a fantastic addition to your household. Find out why!

Weed to watch: Pampas

Published: 9 May 2017

It’s often mistaken for native toetoe, but invasive lookalike pampas grass can out-compete native vegetation, pose a fire risk and provide habitat for rodents and possums.