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Environment 21 Feb 2024

Sunny skies, new methods: Tara Iti thrives, New Zealand's rarest bird

The tara iti/New Zealand fairy tern – our most endangered bird with fewer than 40 remaining – has celebrated a record-breaking summer breeding season.

Environment 21 Feb 2024

Changes to your kerbside recycling collection – get across the new standards

To help Aotearoa become a circular economy where materials are re-used as much as possible, there are now new nationwide standards for recycling.

Conservation 21 Feb 2024

Auckland Council initiative to transform golf courses into biodiversity havens

The collaborative project has brought together 22 golf courses and their neighbouring communities to connect these green spaces with collective care for the environment.

Environment 20 Feb 2024

Auckland Council warns public to avoid black algae on two Waiheke Island beaches and Kawakawa Bay

The public are advised not wade in the water or touch the algal material at the affected beaches. 

Pest plants 14 Feb 2024

Caulerpa update shows active response

A new report shows the work being done to respond to invasive marine pest, exotic Caulerpa.

Cleaning up our environment 14 Feb 2024

Mangrove survey launched

Few plants spark as much debate as mangroves. A survey is underway to find out more.

Conservation 7 Feb 2024

Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara gift name to gecko

Rediscovered gecko gifted te reo name of korowai gecko

Beaches 2 Feb 2024

Recovery team steps in to protect beach

Watercare is working hard to repair a pipe that has failed, closing Howick Beach.

Events48 Results

06 Apr 2024

Kids Arts Festival 2024 - Oceans and Origins

The event features a huge variety of free art-making activities, live performances, and a West Au...

06 Apr 2024 - 07 Apr 2024

Go Green Expo

Get inspired to live that healthy lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of.

16 Apr 2024

Ranger guided walk - Centennial Park

Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the forest and stream habitat found within the reserve...

23 Apr 2024

Ranger guided walk - Clevedon Scenic Reserve

Learn about the fascinating natural flora and fauna in the reserve and the important Maori and Eu...

28 Apr 2024 - 29 May 2024

The Big Bike Film Night 2024

The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission- bringing the best cycling short films from around the wo...

17 May 2024

Eskdale Reserve and Kaipatiki Project nursery tour, Birkdale

Learn more about the amazing mahi/work staff and volunteers are doing in the field of native plan...

23 May 2024

Ranger guided walk - Dingle Del, St Helliers

Learn about the fascinating native flora and fauna that live in the forest and stream and importa...

05 Jun 2024

Ranger guided walk - Te Whangamaire to Henry's Scenic, Patumahoe

Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the forest habitat within the reserve as well as the cu...