Albert-Eden & Puketāpapa Eco Festival is back
Climate action will be top of the agenda when the Albert-Eden & Puketāpapa Eco Festival returns this March. With an impressive programme of events, the aim of the festival is to build awareness and create localised solutions for climate action.
Point Chevalier Little Library pops up
While Point Chevalier Library is out of action, the little library is the neighbourhood's new temporary location that offers a small collection of loan books.
Canines on the roam
Over the past two summers, there has been a notable increase in complaints about roaming dogs in the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki area, as well as in Puketāpapa.
Calls for audit of infrastructure following storm devastation
Auckland’s infrastructure requires an urgent audit to assess its ability to cope with extreme weather events in the context of climate change and increased intensification, according to Waitākere Ranges Local Board.
Te reo Māori names adopted for Whau parks
Twenty six additional parks in Whau will now carry dual Māori / English names. The names were formally adopted at Whau Local Board’s recent business meeting.
Work set to start to bring new life to Pukekohe War Memorial Town Hall
Seismic strengthening work will kick off the renovations of Pukekohe War Memorial Town Hall.
Aotea community's feedback needed
Aotea / Great Barrier residents from the southwest of the island are being urged to attend a community barbecue in the park to discuss Auckland Council’s proposed Annual Budget and plans to address a $295 million budget gap, including cuts to operating costs for local boards.
Strains on drains in the rains
Failings in the rural stormwater networks during Cyclone Gabrielle and earlier flooding added to the impact on Franklin’s road network, Auckland Transport has been told.
Compost Hub & Teaching Garden Open Day - EcoFest
Pop in and see how you can be part of our volunteering crew or compost with us.
Come to CultureFest to experience more than 60 communities celebrating their unique culture in one place, on one day.
DIY Bokashi Composting Workshop - New Lynn
Judy Keats will demonstrate Bokashi composting and how to create your own system, which you can take home with you.
Kumeu Vintage Brass Band Concert at Couldrey House & Garden
Bring a picnic, drinks, something to sit on, and a hat.
Surfdale Food Forest Working Bee – EcoFest
All are welcome; bring snacks to share for morning tea!
Visible Mending Workshop with Cher– EcoFest
Come and learn different visible mending techniques with Cher so you can keep wearing your favourite garment and save it from going to landfill.
Waiheke Collective Pestival – EcoFest
Join us for a fun and educational day celebrating Waiheke’s journey to a healthy and thriving natural environment.