Protecting Auckland's environment
Meet food waste champion Maile Uluave
For Tongan-born Maile, surplus food is a way to bring the community together.
Safer spaces on the way for Auckland's ancestral mountains
Pedestrian-only areas at the tihi (summits) of five tūpuna maunga (ancestral mountains) will be introduced in 2017.
10 top tips to tackle leftovers
Don't leave those leftovers lurking in your fridge! Check out some of our savvy ways to make sure everything gets eaten.
AUT students make the most of food waste
Auckland Council has been working with the talented students at the AUT catering school to inspire Aucklanders to love their leftovers in a bid to reduce food waste.
Seven ways you can save water
Aucklanders are the most efficient water users in the country, but there are still things we can do to bring usage down further.
Hunua recycling pioneers pave the way for service
As fortnightly roadside recycling begins in Franklin, we reflect on the Hunua residents who have been leading the way in recycling for almost 30 years.
West Auckland reserve wins World Architecture Festival award
Kopupaka Reserve in Westgate has been awarded Landscape of the Year Winner 2016. Designed by Isthmus Group, Kopupaka Reserve is situated in the emerging Westgate metropolitan centre in the Henderson-Massey Local Board area.
Collaboration aims to turn the tide on Hauraki Gulf degradation
The Hauraki Gulf plays a significant role in the lives of Aucklanders and forms a significant part of the region’s identity.
Kids Learn 2 Ride
Help your kids learn to bike or improve their skills at our free drop-in sessions.
Free Bike Skills for Beginners
You’ll learn how to balance on a bike and pedal independently, some basic bike handling skills and heaps more.
June Compost Collective Events - Free
Come and discover how easy it is to turn your waste into fertiliser!
Activate Northcote - Planting Days with Kaipātiki Project
Plant trees with us this season, watch them as they grow for years to come, and eventually walk their shade with future generations of your whanau!
Eskdale Restoration Champions with Kaipātiki Project
Become a champion for our environment and make a real difference in preserving this beautiful ecological area.
Repair Cafe - K-Road (Une-Deux Cafe)
Bring broken or damaged items, and locals volunteer their time and expertise to fix them for free.
Duder Regional Park Planting Day
Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.