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Community 6 Jun 2017

Want to help combat throw-away culture?

Repair Café, a movement helping people fix things rather than send them to landfill, is set for further expansion thanks to funding from Auckland Council.

Environment 5 Jun 2017

Meet conservation hero Gwenda Pulham

OurAuckland chats to the winner of Conservation Hero's Influencer catagory: Gwenda Pulham.

Community 29 May 2017

Solution for New Lynn's culvert on its way

A plan to replace New Lynn's Rewarewa Creek culvert, under Great North Road, has been agreed.

Community 26 May 2017

Meet a conservation hero

OurAuckland speaks to Wendy John, one of our conservation heroes.

Environment 26 May 2017

Children’s play train to be gifted to community group

A deserving community group or charity could soon be putting kids on the right track with the gift of a children's play train made out of recycled materials.

Environment 25 May 2017

New bylaw for indoor domestic fires

The Air Quality Bylaw for Indoor Domestic Fires takes effect from 1 June 2017 .

Educational 24 May 2017

Fish return to Great Barrier waterway after 30 years

About 19km of isolated stream habitat on Aotea Great Barrier Island is accessible to native fish for the first time in three decades, thanks to local residents and public agencies.

Community 23 May 2017

More Aucklanders converting to composting

Almost 10,000 Aucklanders have discovered the joys of composting in the last 20 months, thanks to free workshops.

Events66 Results

23 Apr 2024

VR Ocean Experience

Learn what causes ocean damage and what actions can be taken to protect the marine environment.

24 Apr 2024

A Whole World of Whales with Project Jonah @ Pakuranga Library

Come along to this FREE presentation by Project Jonah and find out about the amazing marine mamma...

26 Apr 2024

Te Ihu o Mataoho free community workshops - Māngere

Learn a new skill with this hands on workshop.

27 Apr 2024

Bird monitoring workshop

Birds are often great species that show the positive impacts of other controls.

27 Apr 2024

Drop-in Green Clinic

Bring your questions about all things waste related including the new recycling rules, waste mini...

27 Apr 2024

Love and Remix your Leftovers - Pukekohe Library

Learn new ideas to use up those forgotten ingredients hiding at the back of your fridge and pantr...

27 Apr 2024 - 07 Dec 2024

Kids Only Market

Games, dolls, books, and baking will all be swapped or sold.

29 Apr 2023 - 15 Jun 2024

New Lynn Repair Café

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