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Plans / Projects 12 Jul 2024

Auckland Unitary Plan: Changes to raise natural hazard resilience

Auckland Council is progressing work on a change to the Auckland Unitary Plan to strengthen resilience against natural hazards and the impacts of climate change

Beaches 9 Jul 2024

Forum welcomes Manukau Harbour stand

Auckland Council's move to put in place a strategy for improving outcomes for the Manukau Harbour have been welcomed by the Manukau Harbour Forum.

Conservation 5 Jul 2024

Exotic pets don’t belong in Auckland’s natural environment

Native plants and animals can thrive and survive without exotic pests in their patch.

Council news 4 Jul 2024

Auckland Council endorses first flood resilience projects in Māngere and Muriwai

Auckland Council endorses first flood resilience projects in Māngere and Muriwai

Environment 27 Jun 2024

Achieving better environmental outcomes for the Manukau Harbour

Auckland Council’s Planning, Environment and Parks Committee recently adopted a high-level strategic direction to achieve better environmental outcomes for the Manukau Harbour and endorsed a forward work programme.

Cleaning up our environment 20 Jun 2024

Eco-warrior creates his own rat navy!

Row Robinson reckons Wattle Downs' rats are coming from the mangroves. so he's launched his own rodent rafts.

Community 11 Jun 2024

Beautification Trust has lengthy mahi recognised

The Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust has been acknowledged for 23 years of service to Tāmaki Makaurau as it moves away from operating as a controlled-organisation of Auckland Council.

Conservation 7 Jun 2024

Conservation recovery effort secures future for New Zealand’s rarest whitebait

New Zealand's rarest whitebait species gets helping hand

Conservation 5 Jun 2024

Supporting the environment for a greener future

It’s a big week for conservation around the globe, with World Environment Day on 5 June and World Ocean Day on 8 June.

Council news 29 May 2024

Auckland officially recognised as a Tree City of the World

“Trees are important to people, no matter what country they are from or what language they speak."

Waste 21 May 2024

Rubbish truck fires from lithium batteries on the rise

Nine recycling and rubbish trucks have caught fire in Auckland in the first three months of the year compared with 13 for the whole of last year.

Pest Free 17 May 2024

Save our Backyard Birdsong

Easy to follow DIY videos on what you can do in your backyard to save our backyard birdsong.

Environment 13 May 2024

Two new sites of exotic caulerpa confirmed in the Hauraki Gulf

As announced by MPI, exotic caulerpa has recently been confirmed at two new locations – the Mokohinau Islands and Rakino Island.

Environment 10 May 2024

Over 1300 flood-affected properties get help to prepare for winter storms

Mayor Wayne Brown offering practical help to clear manhole of bark

Environment 10 May 2024

Suction dredge to combat exotic caulerpa on Aotea Great Barrier and Kawau islands

As part of MPI’s accelerated caulerpa response programme, Auckland Council is enhancing its biosecurity response in the Hauraki Gulf.