Protecting Auckland's environment

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Environment 24 Jun 2021

Grads Mawhai and Pip become New Zealand’s first specialist kauri dieback sniffer dogs

Biosecurity team’s secret weapon in the battle against kauri dieback.

Kauri dieback 24 Jun 2021

Aucklanders thanked for fighting kauri dieback

Non-compliance with kauri dieback measures on our region's tracks has gone down 30 per cent over the last two years.

Kauri dieback 24 Jun 2021

Rogue rambler receives fine of $5700 in first kauri dieback prosecution

The offender found guilty of breaching Auckland Council’s Public Safety and Nuisance Bylaw by entering closed tracks in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park in 2019, was today convicted of three offences and fined a total of $5700 and ordered to pay court costs of $130 by Judge Tremewan of the Waitākere District Court.

Environment 24 Jun 2021

State of the Environment: small improvements but more work ahead

The latest deep dive into the health of Auckland's air, land and water shows mixed results for an environment under pressure.

Environment 21 Oct 2021

Learn to Live Lightly

Aucklanders are discovering new and simple ways to lower their carbon footprint and save money using tools from Live Lightly.

Environment 21 Oct 2021

Council agrees to lift remaining water restrictions in Auckland

Auckland Council’s governing body has unanimously agreed to lift the region’s remaining outdoor water restrictions, following a report from Watercare.

Environment 21 Oct 2021

Targeted rates doing their work

Three years on from the introduction of the natural environment and water quality targeted rates, work continues to deliver positive outcomes for the city.

Environment 19 Oct 2021

Meet Auckland's eco heroes

Not all heroes wear capes - many wear gumboots and carry traps. They are our eco heroes, people in our community who work to protect Auckland’s natural spaces and resources.

Events12 Results

25 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Keep New Zealand Beautiful Clean Up Week 2021

Participate in New Zealand’s largest clean up event and make a significant difference in your local area.

27 Oct 2021

Solar for the Future – Webinar

Answers to your (burning) solar energy questions by an industry expert.

27 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

October Composting Workshops

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

30 Oct 2021

Waterwise Workshop

Join the EcoMatters Homes Team for a free online workshop.

12 Nov 2021 - 04 Dec 2021

Plant Pest (Weed) Workshop

Learn more about how to identify and manually control weeds in your local park and backyard.

18 Nov 2021

Love Food Hate Waste – At the Back of the Fridge, Creative Cooking with Leftovers

Learn new ideas to use up those forgotten ingredients hiding at the back of your fridge, at this free local workshop.

21 Nov 2021

Love Food Hate Waste – At The Back of Your Fridge – Love Your Leftovers

Get inspired at this free local workshop, full of tips to make the most of your leftovers.

30 Nov 2021

The Journey of the Tuna

This free event celebrates A Supported Life and Community Waitākere's community art piece.