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Cleaning up our environment

Cleaning up our environment 2 Oct 2023

Embrace your inner eco-warrior this Recycling Week with these daily activities

Take part in the daily Recycling Week challenges and create new habits that will help the planet.

Cleaning up our environment 28 Sep 2023

Cats add to Māui dolphin's plight

Everyone knows cats are a threat to birds, but they are also a problem for Māui dolphins.

Cleaning up our environment 1 Aug 2023

Three ways Auckland Council is taking action against climate change

We are working hard to address climate change, and it's not all about reducing emissions! Discover three other ways we're taking action.

14-24 year olds 21 Jul 2023

Young leaders show the way in fight to enhance the health of Manukau Harbour

Young people are taking a hands-on role in preserving the Manukau Harbour.

Akl Paths 27 Jun 2023

Where to for Manukau Harbour shorelines?

Public input is sought into Shoreline Adaptation Plans that will inform the management of large sections of coastline along the Manukau Harbour for the next 100 years.

14-24 year olds 26 Jun 2023

Young environmental leaders step up

Young environmental leaders have attended a sustainability wānanga.

Cleaning up our environment 27 Mar 2023

Students tackling climate change

A group of Auckland schools are coming up with strategies to help tackle climate change, reduce carbon emissions, and create a more sustainable future for New Zealand.

14-24 year olds 27 Mar 2023

Botanic Gardens become a classroom

Hundreds of children have taken part in Eye on Nature learning sessions.

Cleaning up our environment 4 Nov 2022

Eighty Zero Waste heroes celebrated at awards

Those inspired to reduce waste recognised.

Cleaning up our environment 28 Oct 2022

Auckland Council awarded sizable fine in case against chemical company

The Penrose company who spilled more than 8000 litres of methyl methacrylate down a stormwater drain and into an open channel leading to the Manukau Harbour, in February 2021, was fined $112,000 in the Auckland District Court yesterday.

Aerial pest control efforts to get underway in Hunua Ranges
Cleaning up our environment 23 Aug 2022

Hunua pest control operation due to get underway

Hunua pest control operation to get underway

Cleaning up our environment 9 Aug 2022

Waterways Protection Fund extended

Aotea / Great Barrier, Papakura, Franklin and Rodney, are all now part of the Regional Waterways Protection Fund.

Cleaning up our environment 29 Jul 2022

Auckland welcomes first Māori/Pasifika operated Community Recycling Centre

Residents who live in Onehunga and its neighbouring suburbs can now do their part to help reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.

Environment 25 May 2022

Get your septic system checked - compliance is coming in June 2022

Do your part to keep Auckland’s waterways, and ecosystems healthy by making sure your septic tank is well maintained.

Cleaning up our environment 15 Feb 2022

Septic tank system flush with success

New system helps protect waterways from septic tank contamination