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Beaches 7 Aug 2020

Safeswim takes another international award

Global Water Intelligence today awarded Auckland Council’s Safeswim programme a coveted Global Water Award.

Environment 26 May 2020

Ambitious goals for ailing Hauraki Gulf

The Hauraki Gulf Forum yesterday adopted an updated set of ambitious goals for the Gulf.

Beaches 14 May 2020

Co-Chairs to lead Hauraki Gulf Forum

Hauraki Gulf Forum appoints co-chairs to lead the way.

Parks / Outdoors 19 Mar 2020

100 ways to maintain your well-being with parks

Parks are an incredible way to improve our well-being, so here are 100 ideas to get you started.

Beaches 27 Feb 2020

Download the 2020 Hauraki Gulf Marine Park poster

Hauraki Gulf Marine Park poster celebrates the diversity of life in Auckland’s big blue backyard.

Environment 31 Jan 2020

A deeper dive into Safeswim

Ever wondered how our Safeswim programme works? Take a peek at what happens behind the scenes in our water quality testing teams.

Environment 29 Jan 2020

El Nino may put water tanks at risk

Rainwater tank owners are urged to conserve water, despite a wet start to the year.

Beaches 29 Jan 2020

How to – safely – help someone who's drowning

WaterSafe Auckland says the four R's of aquatic rescue – Recognise, Respond, Rescue, Revive – could save rescuers' lives.

Beaches 17 Dec 2019

Be a happy camper this summer

Our regional parks offer something for everyone, whether you’re a glamper, camper or outdoor survivalist.

Walkways 16 Dec 2019

Ranger recommendations: Whakanewha Regional Park

See Ranger Dan Beauchamp's favourite things to do at Whakanewha Regional Park.

Beaches 3 Dec 2019

Browns Bay beach swimmable again

The water quality issues in Browns Bay have been resolved just in time for summer.

Beaches 2 Dec 2019

Is your beach safe for swimming this summer?

Before you head down to the water this summer, check conditions on our Safeswim website.

Beaches 11 Nov 2019

Browns Bay beach remains a risk

Damaged wastewater pipes keep Browns Bay off-limits.

Environment 1 Nov 2019

Water quality results announced following NZICC fire

Water quality testing in Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour has helped understand the nature of water entering the stormwater system following the NZICC fire.