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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.

Arts 3 Jul 2017

Thanks for your feedback!

Consultation on Auckland Council’s 21 draft local board plans closed on Friday 30 June, and community feedback will now be taken into account before the plans are finalised.

Environment 1 Jul 2017

Help keep our beautiful waters healthy

Auckland’s stormwater network includes 6500km of pipeline, 146,000 manholes and 6000 catch-pits.

Events45 Results

24 May 2024 - 12 Jun 2024

Deep Space - Believe

Using infrared technology, Webb’s NIR-Cam has captured millions of images and transmitted them ab...

24 May 2024 - 12 Jun 2024

Jenna Eriksen - Believe

The meaning behind this series of works by New Zealand Artist Jenna Eriksen comes together to for...

24 May 2024 - 12 Jun 2024

Lightbox works - Andrea Gardner - Believe

The images are very much from the realm of the imagination or “make believe”.

14 May 2024 - 27 Jun 2024

Matariki - Ngā Whetū o te Tau Hou | The Stars of the New Year

From the comfort of your planetarium seat, you’ll embark on a journey to ngā whetū (the stars).

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.