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Environment 3 May 2017

Claim that pigs kill kauri isn’t hogwash

Recent research suggests that we are not the only ones spreading kauri dieback and other plant diseases – pigs can spread them, too.

Community 10 Apr 2017

Help these harvesters make the most of windfall

A charity that picks and distributes fresh fruit and preserves to food banks is on the hunt for volunteers.

Environment 7 Apr 2017

WATCH: Whio bachelorette chooses her mate

Drama unfolds as Auckland Zoo's female blue duck chooses a new partner.

Environment 6 Apr 2017

Avoid swimming at beaches after heavy rain

Auckland Council recommends beachgoers wait an extra day or two before swimming or undertaking recreational activities on the water, due to the potential public health risk from high bacteria and turbidity counts.

Environment 3 Apr 2017

Kiwi to return home to Hunua Ranges

North Island brown kiwi will be released this afternoon in the Hunua Ranges, the first of their species to inhabit the area for decades.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 3 Apr 2017

Aucklanders urged to reduce water use by 20 litres per day

This week’s storm has restricted the treatment capacity of the city’s largest water treatment plant.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 3 Apr 2017

Update: Auckland's water supply

Watercare is still dealing with the effects of the Tasman Tempest and is treating less water than normal.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 3 Apr 2017

Water update: No further need for savings

Watercare is advising Aucklanders that the need to save water has now ended, with the organisation confident they can fulfil demand.

Environment 31 Mar 2017

New era for Auckland Council maintenance

Aucklanders can expect better maintenance of their local parks, buildings and open spaces from 1 July, thanks to a move that will also save money.

Environment 24 Mar 2017

Reduce your water use with free audit

Get on track with water savings with a free water audit from Watercare, which provides you with a personalised report showing how their household can best make savings.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 22 Mar 2017

Council to partially demolish Probett Building

Auckland Council has issued a warrant to undertake the emergency partial demolition of the Probett Building at 3107 Great North Road, New Lynn.

Environment 21 Mar 2017

Join the war on weeds: Blue morning glory

Find out how to combat this invasive pest plant, which can take over other species of plants by smothering them.

Environment 20 Mar 2017

10 easy ways you can save water today

All Aucklanders have been asked to reduce their water use by 20 litres per day until the end of March – here are some practical tips to help you achieve that target.

Environment 17 Mar 2017

Water situation improved but savings still needed

The call for Aucklanders to save 20 litres of water each a day is still in place.

Environment 10 Mar 2017

Stepping up our climate game

Malcolm Shield is the City of Vancouver’s Climate Policy Manager, who is currently working with C40.

Community 3 Mar 2017

Meet waste champion Naomi Roberts

This WasteWise advisor's passion for helping others reduce what they send to landfill all started with the incentive of a $20 Pak'nSave voucher.