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Environment 5 May 2017

Auckland Council submits on the government’s Clean Water package

The submission supports, in principle, the new national swimmability target – to make 90 per cent of large rivers and lakes swimmable by 2040.

Environment 3 May 2017

Claim that pigs kill kauri isn’t hogwash

Recent research suggests that we are not the only ones spreading kauri dieback and other plant diseases – pigs can spread them, too.

Environment 3 May 2017

Long-tailed bats spotted in Henderson

Long-tailed bats have been spotted in Henderson for the first time in about 15 years.

Parks / Outdoors 1 May 2017

Little spotted kiwi are back!

Twenty little spotted kiwi are making themselves at home following their release into Shakespear Open Sanctuary at the weekend.

Parks / Outdoors 26 Apr 2017

Love is in the air for 20 little spotted kiwi

Love will be in the air when Auckland Council reintroduces 20 single little spotted kiwi to Shakespear Open Sanctuary on Saturday 29 April.

Community 24 Apr 2017

Meet Waste Champion Green Jon

Waitākere Community Recycling Centre project manager Jon Morgan, known better as 'Green Jon', is keen to see local consumers become zero-waste champions.

Environment 20 Apr 2017

Flagship recycling centre in Waiuku set for major upgrade

Auckland’s first Community Recycling Centre is undergoing extensive renovations to renew the centre and expand the facilities.

Community 18 Apr 2017

Bharatiya Mandir eyes up zero-waste future

One of Auckland’s largest Hindu temples has embarked on a zero-waste journey and hopes to influence its community of thousands in the process.

Events53 Results

18 Apr 2024

EcoPlay Challenge

Would you like to make carbon-friendly changes and help save the planet? Join this fun workshop t...

18 Apr 2024 - 22 Apr 2024

Waitematā Libraries School Holidays

join us for a fun evening, watch a children’s movie and find out about the amazing marine mammals.

17 Apr 2024 - 18 Apr 2024

Adventure into Nature - School holiday programme

Develop outdoor skills to give your child the knowledge & experience to make the most of the grea...

15 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Under the Sea April School Holidays - Pakuranga Library

Uncover secrets of the Moana these school holidays, and join us at Pakuranga Library for an aweso...

13 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

ARBORIALIS Luminarium

Inspired by the natural world, simulating the wonder and awe of being lost in a forest.

13 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Māngere Bridge Library school holiday programme

Join us for exciting school holiday events in April.

13 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Under the Sea School Holiday Programme

Bring along your whanau and friends to watch movie and make some fun crafts this school holiday.

05 Apr 2024 - 30 Apr 2024

Composting Workshop

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