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Environment 26 Sep 2017

Meet a conservation hero: Andrew Sinclair

OurAuckland chats to Andrew Sinclair, a member of the Whakaupoko Landcare Group who carry out pest control in the Franklin region.

Community 22 Sep 2017

What can Auckland learn from Toronto?

The Auckland Conversations: Liveable=Affordable event was held on Friday 22 September at the Viaduct Events Centre, as part of the RMLA conference.

Beaches 22 Sep 2017

Work begins on Huia Domain and foreshore

Work to reduce erosion on Huia Domain and foreshore will begin the week of 25 September.

Environment 22 Sep 2017

Protecting pollinators from pesticides

As much as we love bees, many home gardeners are inadvertently damaging them in the process of creating the perfect garden.

Environment 15 Sep 2017

How to encourage bees to visit your garden

A single bee can visit up to 5000 flowers in a single day.

Development 14 Sep 2017

How you can help the bees

Bees are an endlessly fascinating part of our ecosystem.

Parks / Outdoors 11 Sep 2017

6 great ways to get rid of litter

Here are a few things you can do to get litter off our streets, beaches, parks and waterways and everywhere in between.

Educational 29 Aug 2017

5 MORE amazing places to see native New Zealand birds

Our readers' picks for the top places to see native birds in Auckland.

Events46 Results

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...

26 Mar 2024 - 17 Dec 2024

Community Chip Packet Project Strip Fusing

Join us with a sense of charitable camaraderie to help fuse clean chip packets together to create...

01 Jun 2024

Community Planting Day with Tūpuna Maunga Authority

Join us for a day of native planting on Ōhinerau / Mt Hobson.

01 Jun 2024 - 29 Jun 2024

Composting Workshops - June

Reduce your waste and turn your organic matter into fertiliser using simple composting systems.

18 May 2024 - 14 Dec 2024

Storytime - Onehunga Community Library

Delight as our librarians, and occasionally authors or special guests, share enchanting tales.

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Ōrewa Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Pukekohe Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

02 Jun 2024 - 04 Aug 2024

Tāwharanui Regional Park Planting Day

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