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Conservation 20 Jan 2023

Plant assessment gives direction to council conservation

For the first time, Auckland Council has led an assessment of the threat status of vascular plants in the region using the New Zealand Threat Classification System. It’s a comprehensive look at the population size and trends of native species as well as identifying some of the key pressures facing them.

Environment 16 Jan 2023

Troops needed for war on moth plant

Moth plant is a pest that is taking hold across the city.

Environment 2 Jan 2023

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.

Summer 28 Dec 2022

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 23 Dec 2022

Public holiday rubbish and recycling collection reminder

Over the holiday season, rubbish, recycling and food scraps collections will be one day later than usual after a public holiday - with some exceptions. 

Community 21 Dec 2022

Te Ara Awataha Northcote Greenway nears completion

A large part of Te Ara Awataha – Northcote’s new greenway – has been completed this month thanks to an ongoing collaboration between Kaipātiki Local Board, Eke Panuku, Mana Whenua, Healthy Waters, Kāinga Ora and local stakeholders.

Environment 19 Dec 2022

Pest-free focus making good business sense for commercial boaties

From conservation to vessel performance, commercial boat operators are increasingly finding biosecurity is good business practice.

Environment 14 Dec 2022

A natural solution to weed control

A selection of local parks across Auckland were included in a three-month trial with Auckland Council maintenance contractors working to determine the value of vinegar as a natural, more environmentally friendly weed control option.

Events16 Results

25 Jan 2023 - 17 Feb 2023

Free Guided E-Bike Rides

Get on a free guided bike ride and discover our region

01 Oct 2022 - 31 Mar 2023

SWITCH UP: Sustainable Solutions

Get ready to take on the challenge with MOTAT and switch up your thinking to improve our environment.

21 Jan 2023 - 14 Mar 2023

Eskdale Restoration - with Kaipātiki Project

Join a group of regular volunteers led by an expert ecologist to ensure that the native flora and fauna in this unique reserve are healthy and protected.

05 Feb 2023 - 23 Feb 2023

February Composting Workshops

This free workshop offers an introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins.

09 Feb 2023

Wastewise DIY Cleaning Products Workshop

Bring your own washed, empty glass or plastic jars so you can take home your cleaning creation!

09 Feb 2023 - 12 Feb 2023

Team Up 2 Clean Up

Meet new people, exchange ideas to spark new ones, get light exercise, and make a difference to our community and environment.

19 Jan 2023 - 25 May 2023

Ranger guided walk - Free

Learn about the unique flora and fauna that call the forest and waterways home and important environmental issues that we face today in the reserve.

10 Dec 2022 - 18 Mar 2023

re:generate Fashion Markets

Find great bargains, vintage pieces, retro finds and so much more!