Protecting Auckland's environment
Less pollution thanks to electric trucks
The streets of Māngere are not only quieter, they are less polluted thanks to Watercare's new electric trucks.
Autumn health check for Hunua Ranges kauri begins
Hunua Ranges ready for a health check in the hope it will confirm the forest is still free of the deadly kauri dieback disease
Students tackling climate change
A group of Auckland schools are coming up with strategies to help tackle climate change, reduce carbon emissions, and create a more sustainable future for New Zealand.
Albert-Eden & Puketāpapa Eco Festival is back
Climate action will be top of the agenda when the Albert-Eden & Puketāpapa Eco Festival returns this March. With an impressive programme of events, the aim of the festival is to build awareness and create localised solutions for climate action.
Strains on drains in the rains
Failings in the rural stormwater networks during Cyclone Gabrielle and earlier flooding added to the impact on Franklin’s road network, Auckland Transport has been told.
Aucklanders reminded to keep waterways on private property maintained
More than 80 per cent of the waterways in Auckland flow through private property and must be maintained by the landowner.
New rukenga kai (food scraps) collection about to roll out in Auckland
Auckland Council’s food scraps collection service – rukenga kai, which translates to food cast onward - is about to begin with Waitakere residents scheduled to have bins delivered in the first week of April.
Waiheke residents advised to avoid black algae
Auckland Council is asking the public to avoid black algae present on three Waiheke beaches ahead of a clean-up operation.
Free Composting Workshops: April
This free workshop offers an introduction on how to compost with bokashi bins.
'Native Tree Rescue' Papakura Stream Restoration – EcoFest
We will be caring for thousands of native trees and shrubs that have recently been planted by releasing them from strangling weeds.
Eskdale Restoration Day - EcoFest
Learn, make friends, care for the earth, and explore nature.
Birkdale Bokashi Workshop - EcoFest
Still not sure the best way to dispose of your food scraps? This introduction to Bokashi composting will show how easy it is to turn your food scraps into soil! This is a small...
Compost Hub & Teaching Garden Open Day - EcoFest
Pop in and see how you can be part of our volunteering crew or compost with us.
DIY Bokashi Composting Workshop - New Lynn
Judy Keats will demonstrate Bokashi composting and how to create your own system, which you can take home with you.
Surfdale Food Forest Working Bee – EcoFest
All are welcome; bring snacks to share for morning tea!
Visible Mending Workshop with Cher– EcoFest
Come and learn different visible mending techniques with Cher so you can keep wearing your favourite garment and save it from going to landfill.