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Conservation 21 Feb 2024

Auckland Council initiative to transform golf courses into biodiversity havens

The collaborative project has brought together 22 golf courses and their neighbouring communities to connect these green spaces with collective care for the environment.

Cleaning up our environment 14 Feb 2024

Mangrove survey launched

Few plants spark as much debate as mangroves. A survey is underway to find out more.

Conservation 7 Feb 2024

Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara gift name to gecko

Rediscovered gecko gifted te reo name of korowai gecko

Conservation 6 Dec 2023

Te Haumanu Taiao – restoring the natural environment in Tāmaki Makaurau

Ecological manual now available to help with your restoration projects

Conservation 29 Nov 2023

1 January 2024 cutoff date to be pest free warranted

Warrants to protect biosecurity on Hauraki Gulf

Conservation 23 Nov 2023

A 30-year history realised in a 30 month “labour of love”

Hard graft over 30 years results in a conservation success

Vote me Bird of the Century - staying alive has earned your vote!
Beaches 30 Oct 2023

Dotty dotterel for Bird of the Century – vote me!

I'm endangered, look after me - vote me for Bird of the Century

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.

Sustainability 14 Sep 2023

Come in and say hi to the friendly staff at the newest community recycling centre in Auckland

Auckland’s newest community recycling centre is more than just a place to drop off your unwanted items. It’s a place where the community can come together and learn more about sustainability.

Conservation 22 Aug 2023

Bobby puts best paw forward but needs your support!

The search is on for a hound good at its job!

Conservation 15 Aug 2023

Dotterels emerge from a rough summer breeding season

Stormy summer weather impacts dotterel breeding season

Community 9 Aug 2023

Loss of Ngaati Te Ata Waiohua kaumaatua George Flavell will be deeply felt

Ngaati Te Ata Waiohua kaumaatua George Flavell has passed away.

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.

Conservation 31 Jul 2023

The science of sniffs – evaluating dogs to detect plant pathogens

Detection dogs as a tool to sniff out the pathogens causing kauri dieback

Community 28 Jul 2023

Recycling and repurposing ideas for a seasonal clear-out

Make your spring clean more eco-friendly with these sustainable options for recycling and disposing of unwanted items