Apply for funding for your environmental project

Applications for this year’s Regional Environment and Natural Heritage (RENH) grants programme are now open.

Call for entries to 2019 Mayoral Conservation Awards

Do you know heroes who go above and beyond to protect our environment? Nominations for the Mayoral Conservation Awards are now open.

Auckland's Future In Progress

Over the month of July, OurAuckland talks to Aucklanders to find out what they want to see from our city in the years to come, and explores the plans in place to build the Auckland of the future.

Auckland Council declared a climate emergency – now what?

Have your say on Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Action Framework. Consultation is open until 6 September 2019.

Future challenges facing older Aucklanders

Like many cities around the world, Auckland is facing the challenges of a rapidly ageing population with those over 65 years growing faster than any other age group.

Winter weather not stopping bike riders

272,000 bicycle trips were recorded in June 2019 as cycling numbers grow by 8.9 per cent in a year.

What does compostable or biodegradable really mean?

Commercially compostable, home compostable, biodegradable, oxo-degradable — do you know what these mean and where these products should go at the end of their lifespan?

Auckland train gets a new look

One of Auckland Transport’s trains is being rolled out with a new look and new message.

New path for Waiheke Christmas Festival

Te Ara o te Kirihimete: the Path of Christmas, promises to be a unique Waiheke celebration for people of all ages.

North Shore volunteers step up for environment

Volunteers have been getting involved with planting days, beach cleanups and pest-free projects throughout the Devonport-Takapuna local board area.

New Watercare pump station connects Albany and Pinehill

Up to 20 million litres of water per day can now flow easily from a reservoir complex in Albany to one in Pinehill on Auckland's North Shore thanks to a new pump station and 2.4-kilometre-long water main.

Parks, arts and community prioritised by Waitematā Local Board

Waitematā Local Board has approved its work programme for the year ahead, building on planning and work undertaken throughout 2018/19.

Cloth Nappy Services cut waste sent to landfill

A new Maungakiekie-Tāmaki service aims to reduce the number of disposable nappies and wipes that go to landfill by providing cloth nappies to Early Childhood Education Centres.

Community trust to recycle glass on Great Barrier Island

A community trust on Great Barrier Island will be using a council grant to make drinking glasses out of discarded bottles and jars.

New stormwater works project underway on Waiheke

New stormwater works are due to get underway on Tahi Road, Ostend Road, Tawaipareira Reserve and the Waiheke Refuse Transfer Station to improve the stormwater network.