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Environment 7 Dec 2023

Auckland Council using AI technology to understand tree canopy cover changes

The council has a new tool to work towards its goal of increasing tree canopy across urban Auckland.

Council news 6 Dec 2023

Auckland Council allocates $225,000 to support community-based climate action

Auckland Council’s Planning, Environment and Parks Committee has approved $225,000 in funding to community groups to support climate action as part of the Auckland Climate Grant.

Council news 5 Dec 2023

Pricing the impact of failing infrastructure on natural capital services

The impact of the Parnell sinkhole and associated sewage discharge on the natural capital services provided by the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, Tīkapa Moana, Te Moananui-ā-Toi.

Council news 5 Dec 2023

Important milestone sees Te Whau Pathway construction recommence

The Te Whau Pathway, is one step closer to becoming a reality after construction resumed today, on a section of the pathway in Te Atatū.

Council news 4 Dec 2023

Beachcombing leads to additional caulerpa detection at Medlands Beach

Exotic caulerpa has also been detected at Medlands Beach on the east coast of Aotea Great Barrier Island – thanks to the vigilance of Auckland Council Biosecurity Advisor Karen Thode.

Council news 4 Dec 2023

Green Flags to fly at parks and Tūpuna Maunga of Auckland

Four Auckland parks and one tūpuna maunga have received international Green Flag Awards for meeting global excellence quality measures.

Council news 4 Dec 2023

Auckland parks receive international award

Auckland Council’s park management has been hailed as world-leading by an international panel of judges from the World Urban Parks (WUP) network.

Council news 1 Dec 2023

Prohibited Fire Season for Hauraki Gulf Islands

Fire and Emergency NZ has declared a prohibited fire season for the Hauraki Gulf Islands, from 1 December 2023