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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.

Environment 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).

Development 15 Feb 2016

A transport revolution is underway

Preliminary work for Auckland’s largest infrastructure project, the City Rail Link (CRL) is now well underway.

Environment 12 Feb 2016

Progress on study into Auckland's port

Dr Rick Boven, Independent Chair of the Port Future Study, talks about the study’s progress and what is coming up in 2016.

Environment 5 Feb 2016

Zoo tales: Surprise parakeet chicks!

When a pair of (supposedly) non-breeding orange-fronted parakeets moved to Auckland Zoo a few months ago, no one was more ecstatic than bird-keeper Emma when five chicks hatched!

Environment 5 Feb 2016

Big public campaign to drive changes in household waste

Over the next few years, the way Aucklanders dispose of waste will be transformed as the council ramps up changes that will help deliver the vision of zero waste by 2040.

Environment 5 Feb 2016

Take care when making cultural offerings to the Manukau Harbour

Aucklanders wishing to make cultural or religious offerings to the Manukau Harbour are being urged to be mindful and speak with the council beforehand.

Environment 3 Feb 2016

Council investigating reports of feral pigs in Hunuas

A warning about the destructiveness of feral pigs has been issued by Auckland Council.

Beaches 2 Feb 2016

Forum shares tips on Manukau Harbour care

Businesses based on the catchments of the Manukau Harbour have received practical advice on how to be more harbour friendly in their everyday business practices.

Environment 29 Jan 2016

Zoo tales – devil’s in the detail!

This week on Zoo Tales, Auckland Zoo carnivore keeper tells us why she loves the little (Tasmanian) devils.