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Technology / Innovation 17 Aug 2020

Calling all zero waste innovators

Grants of up to $50,000 are available from Auckland Council for Aucklanders with innovative ideas on how to reduce waste.

Beaches 7 Aug 2020

Safeswim takes another international award

Global Water Intelligence today awarded Auckland Council’s Safeswim programme a coveted Global Water Award.

Waste 4 Aug 2020

Breaking new ground on zero waste

New Zealand’s first large-scale anaerobic digestion facility began construction today in Reporoa with a blessing of the land by Ngati Tahu-Ngati Whaoa.

Technology / Innovation 28 Jul 2020

Auckland experts changing the face of cyber security technology in New Zealand

The International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust conference, which was last held in Auckland in 2016, has been secured again for the region.

Plans / Projects 3 Feb 2020

Council launches new online reporting tool

Introducing a smarter, more convenient way for Aucklanders to report a property maintenance problem with council facilities, beaches, reserves, parks and maunga.

14-24 year olds 16 Jan 2020

Funding applications for SouthSci now open

South Auckland schools, universities, community and iwi groups are encouraged to apply for funding for STEM projects in 2020.

Transport 6 Dec 2019

MOTAT Day Out

To put AT's new free child weekend fares to the test, OurAuckland's Jess set out on a family adventure to MOTAT.

Sports / Leisure 30 Oct 2019

Auckland is the place to be this weekend

Auckland is the place to be this weekend as it highlights artisan food, petrol-fuelled toys and the rugby league.

Kauri dieback 24 Sep 2019

The digital kaitiaki of our forests

Innovate Auckland, an Auckland Council collective, is trialling a new tool to protect our forests and parks from kauri dieback.

Community 14 Aug 2019

Retrofit Your Home programme expanded to embrace energy efficiency

The Environment and Community Committee has voted to include solar energy, energy storage and energy efficiency measures in its ‘Retrofit Your Home’ programme.

Environment 31 Jul 2019

Ports gets funding for hydrogen vehicles

Government funding boost for hydrogen-powered vehicles.

Environment 29 Jul 2019

Closing the gap - sediment control from the start

The Strategic Approach to Sediment programme was developed by staff during 2018 and endorsed by the Environment and Community Committee in December 2018. This was in recognition of the need to develop regional scale mechanisms to drive a reversal of the environmental decline caused by sediment runoff into freshwater and coastal receiving environments.

Business / Economy 26 Jun 2019

Preparing for a future ready Auckland

The Future Ready Summit brings together employers, educators and young people to plan for the future of work in New Zealand.

Business / Economy 28 May 2019

Measuring the Māori economy

Māori enterprise is worth nearly $40 billion, and growing faster than the overall economy, according to recent estimates.

Green spaces 17 May 2019

Farms of the future

Technology and innovation is boosting Auckland’s farming future.

Arts 29 Jan 2019

Art meets science: let’s make rainbows

Now our children can make rainbows when the sun shines, thanks to the creativity of artists and scientists working together.