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Environment 18 Jul 2017

Devonport leads pest-free campaign

The Pest-Free 2050 goal sees Devonport leading the way by tackling a rat problem along the peninsula.

Environment 14 Jul 2017

Potential new native flower species blooms from Waterview Connection

A small, pale pink flower blooming from cracks and crevices along Auckland's Oakley Creek has caught the eye of botanists who believe it may be a new, previously unidentified native species of geranium.

Development 13 Jul 2017

What are green buildings?

Auckland Council’s chief sustainability officer, John Mauro, has spoken to the New Zealand Herald about the benefits of green buildings.

Environment 13 Jul 2017

Long grass on motorway verges helping keep dotterels safe

The NZ Transport Agency is deliberately letting the grass grow long on some verges along the Northern Motorway to help protect endangered dotterels in the area.

Environment 7 Jul 2017

Conservation hero is saving pollinators

OurAuckland talks to Andrea Reid, the creator and champion of the Pollinator Paths movement.

Plans / Projects 7 Jul 2017

The people of People's Panel: Russell

OurAuckland chats to Russell about being a People's Panel member.

Environment 5 Jul 2017

Waste levy should increase, council says

A collaborative industry report is advocating for a gradual increase over time of the national waste levy.

Environment 4 Jul 2017

Meet a conservation hero: Craig Olsen

Craig Olsen was highly recommended in the Influencer category at the 2017 Auckland Council Biosecurity and Biodiversity Volunteer Awards.