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Climate action 23 Sep 2022

Applications sought for Auckland climate grants

From Monday 26 September, Auckland Council will be accepting applications from organisations and community groups in the Auckland region for the newly created Auckland Climate Grant programme.

Environment 15 Sep 2022

How your targeted rates are making an impact

Progress update on the natural environment and water quality targeted rates.

Conservation 15 Sep 2022

Mayoral Conservation Awards recognise environmental champions

Inspiring the curious minds of tamariki in environmental endeavours.

Pest control operation begins to help protect the environment
Conservation 15 Sep 2022

Hunua 1080 application begins

The second phase of this season’s pest control operation in the Hunua Ranges parkland, neighbouring Department of Conservation administered land reserves and some private land, has begun.

Conservation 14 Sep 2022

First stage of Hunua pest control operation underway

Pest control operation underway in Hunua Ranges

Environment 12 Sep 2022

Boards unite for Manukau Harbour

More than 120 projects are being undertaken to improve the health of the Manukau Harbour.

Environment 8 Sep 2022

Please - leave our eels alone

Eels are being killed to protect ducklings, and it's bad news for the native species.

Environment 6 Sep 2022

Celebrate Conservation Week with Auckland Council

Conservation Week is on this week with the focus on taking action for nature. It is a national celebration that encourages people to get involved in nature and help to take care of it. Established in 1969, this is the 53rd year it has been run.

Conservation 5 Sep 2022

Scuttling of Blue Beard a costly exercise

Breach of Resource Management Act brings hefty penalities

Community 2 Sep 2022

2022 Mayoral Conservation Award finalists announced

Community conservation groups vie for top spots

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

Climate action 15 Aug 2022

The pathway to lower transport emissions in Auckland

An Auckland where we all have more choice in how we travel, and where we are collectively less vulnerable to global risks; is the vision outlined in the proposed Transport Emissions Reduction Pathway.

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.

Conservation 5 Aug 2022

Summer kaitiaki wanted for the best work environment in Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland Council is on the lookout for 20 summer rangers to join the regional parks team for a three-month paid internship this summer.

14-24 year olds 4 Aug 2022

Sale funds tagged to improve reserve

Proceeds from land sales could be used to improve Papakura parks.

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.