Protecting Auckland's environment

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Conservation 26 Jan 2022

EDWard and his dotterel mates tagged for research

Two pairs of Northern New Zealand dotterels have taken up residence at Wynyard Point on land formerly occupied by the old tank farm, a site they’ve judged a prime nesting habitat.

Environment 25 Jan 2022

Plan being developed to guide management of coastal hazards at Little Shoal Bay

Your input wanted on plan to guide management of coastal hazards at Wai Manawa / Little Shoal Bay Reserve.

Waste 11 Jan 2022

Zero waste innovators get funding boost

More than thirty organisations and businesses are receiving a boost in funding from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund

Christmas 21 Dec 2021

Five ways to recycle your Christmas tree

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

Climate action 16 Dec 2021

Auckland Council supports delivery partner to reduce inner-city emissions

Auckland Council is supporting its delivery partner, Urgent Couriers, in its bid to cut inner-city emissions. The certified carbon zero courier company is aiming to take 40 to 50 tonnes of carbon emissions a year out of inner-city Auckland by replacing its city fleet of cars with electric cargo bikes.   Auckland Council General Manager Corporate Support Services Robert Irvine says the council is providing them with parking and charging stations in the basement of Te Wharau o Tāmaki Auckland House.

Community 14 Dec 2021

Wanted: Waterways to fence off

With more than 65 kilometres of rural waterway fencing behind it, Auckland Council’s Waterway Protection Fund is seeking new projects in Franklin and Papakura, with applications open from 8 February to 18 March.

Waste 13 Dec 2021

Refill your water bottle to save money

Almost every block in the Auckland city centre has a water fountain or a place that will refill your water bottle for free.

Parks / Outdoors 10 Dec 2021

Have your say on our draft management plan for regional parks

Consultation on Auckland Council’s draft Regional Parks Management Plan is now open to the public.

Events25 Results

24 Jan 2022 - 18 Apr 2022

Whale Tales 2022 Art Trail

An immersive public art trail is surfacing in Tāmaki Makaurau.

12 Nov 2021 - 01 May 2022

I Am Island And Sea

Lightboxes glow, the Earth speaks and the voices of Tāmaki Makaurau's young people guide you through this exhibition.

29 Jan 2022

CR E-Day Penrose

Drop off your unwanted electronic products during this drive-thru event.

29 Jan 2022

Hauraki Broo Book Launch with Suzy Cato

A special story time session with Suzy Cato.

27 Jan 2022 - 31 Jan 2022

January Composting Workshops

Join one of these online and composting Zoom workshops and events during January.

01 Feb 2022 - 22 Feb 2022

Restoration Volunteering Eskdale Reserve

Come along and make your mark in this significant ecological area.

01 Feb 2022 - 28 Feb 2022

Aotearoa Bike Challenge 2022

It's fun, free and a great way to enjoy the summer months by bike.

02 Feb 2022

World Wetlands Day Guided Walk – Soldier's Bay

Celebrating #WorldWetlandsDay on 2 February with a guided walk of one of the wetland jewels in Kaipātiki's crown.