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Environment 24 Nov 2015

Council’s commitment to energy savings

Auckland Council has announced a commitment to improve the way it uses energy, as part of a three-year partnership with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).

Beaches 17 Nov 2015

Auckland scorecard up 19 per cent

Aucklanders are enjoying better public transport, higher incomes, are better educated and have cleaner beaches.

Environment 2 Nov 2015

Council to help with illegal dumping 'hot spot'

Auckland Council is offering to help a private landowner in efforts to deter future dumping at an illegal dumping ‘hot spot’ in Robertson Rd, Mangere.

Environment 30 Oct 2015

Zoo Tales: A very tired turtle

Auckland Zoo's vets care for a sea turtle that washed up on 90 Mile Beach – tired, hungry and dehydrated.

Environment 27 Oct 2015

Auckland’s air quality improves: State of Environment report

Auckland Council’s latest State of Environment report shows some positive results for the region’s air quality.

Environment 21 Oct 2015

Sustainability awards finalists

Auckland Council is proud to have a number of its people and projects on the shortlist of finalists for the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards 2015

Environment 21 Oct 2015

First pick-ups for new inorganic waste collection

Inorganic collections have changed - here's how to make the most of the new service.

Environment 21 Oct 2015

Challenges for Auckland's environment

Auckland Council has now released its state of the environment report, The Health of Auckland’s Natural Environment In 2015.

Environment 20 Oct 2015

Auckland Transport considers feedback on berm planting

Auckland Transport has received feedback from local boards on the subject of planting berms and is now considering that feedback.

Environment 29 Sep 2015

A refresh for recyling

Auckland Council is funding a new region-wide inorganic collection service.

Community 29 Sep 2015

Landscape takes shape at Onehunga foreshore

Planting is underway along the 6.8ha Onehunga foreshore restoration site, with major parts of the project now complete.

Environment 29 Sep 2015

Clean heat means clean air

To minimise air pollution and maximise heat efficiency, it’s important to know how to create a well-run, smoke-free fire.

Environment 29 Sep 2015

Help with keeping your home warm and dry

Making a warmer, drier, healthier home more affordable

Environment 29 Sep 2015

Protecting Auckland's biodiversity

Protecting and enhancing Auckland’s ecosystems, plants and animal species is critical to our environmental, social and economic well-being.

Environment 29 Sep 2015

Interview with John Mauro, Chief Sustainability Officer

OurAuckland talks to Chief Sustainability Officer John Mauro about Auckland’s sustainability goals.

Environment 26 Sep 2015

Monitoring Auckland's fresh water

Auckland’s freshwater resources provide a diverse range of habitats for birds, plants, fish and invertebrates.