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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

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

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

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.

Updated 2 August 2021
Plans / Projects

Explainer: Kennedy Point marina consent

The consent process for the construction of a marina at Kennedy Point explained.

Environment

Beautification Trust launches four new ways to help community

Four new schemes will help the Beautification Trust assist local groups.

Environmental Heroes

Celebrating our amazing rangers

31 July is World Ranger Day and is a chance for us all to say thank you to our incredible parks people.

Waste

More than 100 zero waste heroes celebrated at awards

The amazing stories of those working to reduce waste to landfill across Tāmaki Makaurau have been recognised at the 2021 Zero Waste Awards.

Events29 Results

30 May 2021 - 22 Aug 2021

They Covered the House in Stories

An exhibition that explores notions of land and place through the ecological and literary imagination.

03 Jul 2021 - 28 Aug 2021

The Estuary Art and Ecology Award

The only contemporary art award in Aotearoa New Zealand with ecology at its core.

07 Aug 2021

Laundry Products Making

Learn how to produce healthy, safe products that keep your family nurtured and protected.

07 Aug 2021

Titirangi Library Family Eco Day

A free eco-themed family day of talks, displays, crafts and workshop.

07 Aug 2021 - 21 Aug 2021

Love Food Hate Waste – Grow Your Own Greens

Learn how to grow your own fresh greens, for smoothies, salads, meals and more.

07 Aug 2021 - 28 Aug 2021

August Composting Courses

Join one of these courses for an introduction to the basics of composting.

07 Aug 2021 - 04 Dec 2021

Te Ara Awataha Community Regeneration Days

The next community regeneration day at Jessie Tonar Scout Reserve.

08 Aug 2021

Waitawa Regional Park Planting Day

Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.