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Environment 29 Jun 2016

Lake Pupuke oil spill contained

The investigation into a fuel spill on Lake Pupuke is ongoing.

Environment 28 Jun 2016

Planting helps bring Ōtara Creek back to life

A community planting day has added 2000 native plants to the Ōtara Creek Reserve as part of ongoing environmental restoration to the area.

Community 28 Jun 2016

100,000 native plants for waterway development

An innovative new partnership between Auckland Council, Te Whāngai Trust and Wesley Intermediate School which will see the creation of a native nursery was launched with a pōwhiri and hui this week.

Community 27 Jun 2016

Video showcases Manurewa's homegrown stars

An Olympic gold medallist, the head of one of New Zealand’s biggest companies, a television newsreader and a neighbourhood bakery are among ‘stars’ of a new video celebrating the south Auckland community of Manurewa.

Environment 24 Jun 2016

Helensville couple NZ's top farmers

Richard and Dianne Kidd of Helensville were announced the winners of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards at the 2016 National Sustainability Showcase.

Beaches 22 Jun 2016

Greenlight for Ōrewa seawall design

Auckland Council is going to seek consent to build a permanent seawall at the northern end of Ōrewa Beach.

Heritage 20 Jun 2016

Walkway through Papakura’s history

Images of Papakura’s past will be a feature of a new covered walkway connecting the town centre and train station.

Environment 20 Jun 2016

Whitebait not as you know it - A rare find in Piha Stream

Giant Kōkopu were found during a survey organised by scientists from Auckland Council’s Biodiversity Team, NIWA and Auckland Zoo. Short jawed kokopu, another species with just a handful of populations in Auckland, were discovered in a neighbouring...

Events

23 Jun 2024

Community Matariki planting – Amorino Park

Join your community for a planting day at Amorino Park.

23 Jun 2024

Join our Kōrero Te Reo Māori conversation group to learn a waiata

Join our kōrero group as they lead us in learning a waiata to celebrate Matariki.

23 Jun 2024

Joy in Every Season

Join Celine Sumic, certified KonMariConsultant, as she discusses how you can achieve more joy in...

23 Jun 2024

Kapa Waiata (Choir) Performance for Matariki

Mānawatia a Matariki (Celebrate Matariki) with the Kapa Waiata (choir) at Whangaparāoa Library!

23 Jun 2024

Matariki Planting Day

Join us as we plant trees at at Tawa Esplanade and afterward stay to share some kai.

09 Jun 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

Make Days at the Maritime Museum

Let your creativity soar and create your very own feather bookmark.

19 May 2024 - 29 Dec 2024

Sunday Fun

Sunday Fun - various activities for family and friends celebrating different themes through out t...

12 May 2024 - 30 Jun 2024

Meditation with Sakthi Jothi Gnana

Join us for a peaceful meditation session.