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Environment 21 Aug 2017

WATCH: Incredible time-lapse of Great Barrier's night sky

Auckland's Great Barrier Island has recently been awarded Dark Sky Sanctuary Status by the International Dark-Sky Association.

Environment 21 Aug 2017

Great Barrier celebrates dark sky sanctuary

Hundreds of people turned out from the Great Barrier Island community to celebrate the island’s new international Dark Sky Sanctuary status on Saturday 19 August.

Parks / Outdoors 18 Aug 2017

Oasis in central Auckland blooms again

Tranquil, authentic and beautiful are just some of the words to describe the restored Fukuoka Garden, which opened today at its new location in Western Springs Lakeside Park.

Environment 18 Aug 2017

Sumatran jungle coming to Auckland Zoo

The sights, sounds and smells of a tropical Sumatran rainforest will thrill visitors at a new precinct being built at Auckland Zoo.

16 Aug 2017

A map of public access routes in Auckland central

Did you know there are more than 60 public access routes through private buildings in central Auckland?

Transport 15 Aug 2017

Electronic ticket gates to help reduce fare evasion

Electronic ticket gates have been installed at Ōtāhuhu Station and began operating on 15 August.

Transport 11 Aug 2017

Preferred route announced for major cycleway project

Auckland Transport and the NZ Transport Agency have announced a preferred route for the fourth and final section of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path.

Environment 10 Aug 2017

Shot in the arm for Hōteo River project

Green grant to help improve water quality

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Ranger guided walk - Dingle Del, St Helliers

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25 May 2024 - 04 Aug 2024

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25 May 2024 - 04 Aug 2024

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15 Apr 2024 - 10 Jun 2024

Curator Tours With Melina Payne

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30 May 2024

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30 May 2024 - 01 Jun 2024

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25 Jan 2024 - 19 Dec 2024

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