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Environment 11 Jan 2021

Water restrictions in Auckland

As of 11 January, water levels in Auckland’s nine water collection dams sit at 66.9 per cent.

Christmas 22 Dec 2020

Five ways to recycle your Christmas tree

What's the right way to throw out your Christmas tree?

Waste 22 Dec 2020

Auckland's waste collection heroes

Celebrating some of the times our waste collectors went above and beyond in a difficult year.

Beaches 18 Dec 2020

Dotterels turn around declining numbers, for now

The plucky northern New Zealand dotterel has seen a turnaround in fortune as numbers increase steadily in the region.

Summer 18 Dec 2020

Protect and learn about Auckland's environment this summer

Every season provides unique opportunities to treasure and restore Aucklands natural environment, and summer is no exception.

Summer 16 Dec 2020

Waste and litter-busting tips for summer

To keep our public spaces beautiful, Auckland Council is encouraging everyone to put litter in its place while out and about.

Environment 16 Dec 2020

Le Pariversaire: A Turning Point for Tāmaki Makaurau?

Five years on from the Paris Climate Agreement and Auckland has a climate plan - where to from here?

Environment 14 Dec 2020

Get on board – waste-wise tips for boaties

Auckland Council is appealing to boaties and leisure craft users to be waste-wise on the water this summer to conserve our oceans and coastlines.

Environment 14 Dec 2020

Students invited to share their vision for transforming Northcote Town Centre

C40 Cities launches global competition to generate ideas to support a green recovery from COVID-19.

Environment 10 Dec 2020

Rediscover a kauri walk near you this summer

Kauri dieback crews have worked hard throughout the year to upgrade tracks so locals can get out and enjoy them.

Environment 10 Dec 2020

What's on the horizon for kauri tracks in 2021

Several tracks in the regional park network have already re-opened with upgrade works to others either underway or about to start.

Environment 10 Dec 2020

Vandalism takes shine off kauri dieback track upgrades

Auckland ratepayers have been hit by acts of vandalism in local and regional parks where kauri tracks have been closed to the public for upgrades. So far, it has cost them over $100,000.

Environment 9 Dec 2020

Te-Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan launched

Auckland’s climate is changing, and together we can act.

Waste 8 Dec 2020

Litter bins on Aotea and reaching zero waste

In July 2019, Auckland Council rolled out a range of new waste services on Aotea / Great Barrier Island as the first step towards achieving the target set out in the Tikapa Moana Hauraki Gulf Islands Waste Plan of zero waste to landfill by 2040.

Waste 8 Dec 2020

Aotea / Great Barrier Island summer waste service closing soon

The summer pop-up waste drop-off service at Port Fitzroy will close after Saturday, 1 February.

Environment 8 Dec 2020

New summer waste services for Aotea / Great Barrier Island

Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board appeals to summer visitors and boaties to plan carefully and think about their waste before they arrive.