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Environment 31 Mar 2016

Auckland: Where Brown is green

Livability means sustainability is high on Auckland’s agenda with the recent appointment of a Chief Sustainability Officer among other initiatives.

Environment 31 Mar 2016

Get involved in a community programme

Did you know Auckland Council has a number of great environmental programmes available in your local community?

Plans / Projects 24 Mar 2016

Translations now available to help residents shape a resilient Auckland

Translation are now available of the draft Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group plan

Environment 23 Mar 2016

Watch: Auckland gets global thumbs up for environmental initiatives

The Executive Director of C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group has praised Auckland’s environmental initiatives during a visit.

Beaches 18 Mar 2016

Reminder about set netting at Arkles Bay

Auckland Council is reminding people about safety around set netting at Arkles Bay.

Community 16 Mar 2016

Winning the graffiti war

Graffiti vandalism incidents are down 22 per cent and 1000 residents have volunteered to help control neighbourhood graffiti.

Community 8 Mar 2016

Cleaning up Auckland's waterways a metre at a time

Kaipara’s Hoteo River and the Kaipara Harbour will be the first to benefit from Million Metres crowd-funding project in Auckland.

Environment 4 Mar 2016

Aucklanders proud of city's diversity

Aucklanders are excited about their future in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, according to a recent survey of the Auckland Council People’s Panel.

14-24 year olds 4 Mar 2016

Meet the MADsters creating positive change in their communities

Meet the MADsters creating positive change in their communities.

Kids / Family 25 Feb 2016

Our resident 'bat man' has tips for campers

Ben Paris our resident 'Bat man' is urging campers in the Waitakere and Hunua Ranges to keep a lookout for native long-tailed bats during the Big Camp Out on 5 and 6 March.

Beaches 23 Feb 2016

Swimmers at Waiheke advised to wash off

Swimmers at all Waiheke beaches are advised to wash off after being in the sea water.

Rates 19 Feb 2016

Council to refund inorganic collection charge to some households

Auckland Council will provide a refund of $22.77 to 230,000 households that will not receive its inorganic collection service within the current 2015/2016 financial year (ending 30 June 2016).

Environment 19 Feb 2016

Help clean-up Manukau Harbour

Sustainable Coastlines needs your help in raising awareness of the condition of the Manukau - with a desire to return the harbour to a pristine state.

Business / Economy 18 Feb 2016

Auckland in the world’s top 20 most dynamic cities

Auckland has been recognised globally as a city on the move, being named for the first time in JLL’s top 20 City Momentum Index.

Environment 18 Feb 2016

Upgrading your home heating still voluntary in 2016 

If you’ve been told that you have to replace your fireplace or wood burner for the winter of 2016, you don’t. There is currently no ban on the use of open fireplaces or wood burners in Auckland.

Environment 17 Feb 2016

First pickups for inorganic service

The first bookings have been made and the first pickups are scheduled across Auckland neighbourhoods to continue throughout the week (15-19 February).