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Environment 7 Dec 2016

Meet Food Waste Champion Tracey Lee

For this Chinese-Kiwi, growing up in a family of market gardeners has meant an ingrained appreciation of where food comes from.

Environment 7 Dec 2016

The great beetle swap

A biocontrol beetle swap with Waikato will help both regions fight some nasty weeds.

Environment 5 Dec 2016

Accolades for three ecological initiatives

Three Auckland community-led environmental initiatives walked away winners in a recent international competition.

Food / Drink 30 Nov 2016

Meet waste champion Banu Sidharth

The founder and owner of Banu’s Cooking Class has taught hundreds of New Zealanders to appreciate and respect food.

Business / Economy 29 Nov 2016

Auckland recognised for climate leadership

Auckland has been chosen as a finalist in two categories in the prestigious C40 Cities Awards, standing alongside cities such as Milan, San Francisco, Hong Kong and New York.

Community 23 Nov 2016

Meet food waste champion Maile Uluave

For Tongan-born Maile, surplus food is a way to bring the community together.

Food / Drink 23 Nov 2016

10 top tips to tackle leftovers

Don't leave those leftovers lurking in your fridge! Check out some of our savvy ways to make sure everything gets eaten.

Food / Drink 22 Nov 2016

AUT students make the most of food waste

Auckland Council has been working with the talented students at the AUT catering school to inspire Aucklanders to love their leftovers in a bid to reduce food waste.

Environment 22 Nov 2016

Seven ways you can save water

Aucklanders are the most efficient water users in the country, but there are still things we can do to bring usage down further.

Environment 18 Nov 2016

Community groups battle it out to become predator free

Four Auckland-based community groups are competing for a spot in the finals of Kiwibank’s next Predator Free Community, alongside 10 other contestants.

Educational 14 Nov 2016

Discover Auckland's wetlands

Discover a world of wonderful wet places, perfect for walks, boating, canoeing, bird watching and fishing.

Business / Economy 11 Nov 2016

Governing Body votes against deep sea oil drilling

Auckland Council’s Governing Body has voted to oppose the proposed offering of petroleum exploration permit applications in the Northland-Reinga and Taranaki Basins, in its submission on the matter to the government.

Food / Drink 11 Nov 2016

Scale of food waste brought to Aucklanders

Auckland Council erected huge toast towers at Britomart on Wednesday 9 November to show the scale of food waste in our city.

Environment 3 Nov 2016

Aucklanders – start loving your leftovers this November

Auckland Council is encouraging residents to love their leftovers throughout November with a series of workshops, competitions and community events promoting the Love Food Hate Waste campaign.

Environment 20 Oct 2016

New inorganic service triumphs at WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence

Auckland Council’s inorganic service has won a top accolade at the Waste Management Industry New Zealand (WasteMINZ) industry awards.