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Green spaces

Community 18 Jan 2021

Your suggestions for our regional parks

Aucklanders give their thoughts on our regional parks.

Parks / Outdoors 4 Nov 2020

The gems on our doorstep

Explore the abundance of hidden gems across Tāmaki Makaurau, support Auckland’s recovery and make the most of everything our region has to offer.

Green spaces 5 Oct 2020

Exploring Auckland's green spaces

This month, OurAuckland explores our precious parks, trees and green spaces.

Parks / Outdoors 24 Jan 2020

Long Bay park rangers hit the trails on e-bikes

Auckland Council Park Rangers are embracing the electric revolution to patrol one of our region’s most popular parks.

Akl Paths 17 Dec 2019

Trail running adventure on the Manukau Harbour coastal trails

Steering clear of the Waitakere Ranges, a group of west Auckland trail runners is exploring the network of coastal trails around Manukau Harbour.

Film 21 Nov 2019

Lions, aliens and superheroes coming to Movies in Parks this summer

Auckland Council is bringing 26 free movie events to parks near you this summer.

Community 12 Nov 2019

Myth-busting: buying and selling parks and open space

Auckland council sets the record straight about parks and open space acquisition and disposals.

Environment 27 Aug 2019

Apply for funding for your environmental project

Applications for this year’s Regional Environment and Natural Heritage (RENH) grants programme are now open.

Environment 21 Aug 2019

From drain to planted plain

Volunteers have been working tirelessly to restore habitats for birds, fish and native plants along Te Auaunga/Oakley Creek.

Future Auckland 10 Jul 2019

Our past to the future – rehabilitating Puketutu Island

Watercare is filling a former quarry on Puketutu Island, creating a future park for Aucklanders to enjoy.

Community 11 Jun 2019

Auckland Council declares climate emergency

Auckland Council's Environment and Community Committee has voted to declare a climate emergency.

Green spaces 29 May 2019

Growing interest in community green spaces

Learn how to grow your own food with Auckland Teaching Gardens Trust.

Green spaces 17 May 2019

Farms of the future

Technology and innovation is boosting Auckland’s farming future.

Environment 3 May 2019

Greening the urban environment

Elly Strang looks at the role of green spaces in creating and supporting a healthy urban environment.

Environment 2 May 2019

Community groups pitch in for green spaces

Elly Strang meets some of the community-led groups battling on behalf of nature in our city.

Environment 1 May 2019

The health benefits of green spaces

Being close to nature is good for our heads, our hearts and our lungs, new research shows.