Protecting Auckland's environment

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Environment 25 May 2016

Would you use a self-drive car?

The Ministry of Transport has suggested that CAVs are the way to cut vehicle emissions, improve safety, and reduce congestion - particularly in Auckland.

Environment 20 May 2016

Sustainability award for Panuku

The head of sustainability at Panuku Development Auckland has been honoured with a national energy leadership award.

Environment 17 May 2016

Vibrant orchids on display at the Wintergarden

Vibrant orchids are on display in the Auckland Domain Wintergardens through autumn and winter.

Community 12 May 2016

Cleaning up Ōtara's waterways and lake

The Ōtara Creek Community Planting Day on 28 May will kick off a wider community effort and strategy to bring about change in the Ōtara waterways and lake.

Environment 7 May 2016

Keeping kiwi safe on our pest-free Gulf islands

Auckland’s Motutapu Island has welcomed some new arrivals recently, as five kiwi have been introduced to the pest-free island.

Environment 3 May 2016

Seagull rescue comes off without a hitch

It was a quiet day. Kim Clarke, a swimming pool inspector with the Building Control department, was going about her usual work day when she got the call.

Environment 29 Apr 2016

Creeping fuchsia at the Botanic Gardens

The blue pollen of these rare fuchsia are a treat for visitors to the Botanic Gardens.

Educational 29 Apr 2016

Survey shows Kiwis want to combat kauri dieback

Almost 90 per cent of all those surveyed by Colmar Brunton agreed that it is “important” or “very important” to manage kauri dieback, even given the other threats to kauri forests.

Events41 Results

03 Oct 2022 - 15 Oct 2022

Estuary Arts Centre School Holiday Fun

Be inspired by a fun and engaging art programme themed around Nature. Try your hand at sculpting or eco-dying, printmaking, clay and mixed media.

01 Oct 2022 - 16 Oct 2022

Eye on Nature Creative Arts

A dedicated exhibition at the Auckland Botanic Gardens.

01 Oct 2022 - 16 Oct 2022

PROJECT: Reclaim

With huge range of activities across both MOTAT sites, Project: Reclaim is a fun an exciting way to learn all about sustainability.

01 Oct 2022 - 30 Oct 2022

Free Guided Bike Rides

Get on a free guided bike ride and discover our region

01 Oct 2022 - 31 Mar 2023

SWITCH UP: Sustainable Solutions

Get ready to take on the challenge with MOTAT and switch up your thinking to improve our environment.

04 Oct 2022

Make a Milk Bottle Planter

Learn how to use plastic milk bottles to paint and design a planter for your garden.

24 Sep 2022 - 04 Dec 2022

Elizabeth Thomson: Cellular Memory

A breath-taking exhibition on art by Elizabeth Thomson.

05 Oct 2022 - 26 Oct 2022

Clearwater Cove Regeneration with Kaipātiki Project

Volunteer and help to stop the spread of pests and regenerate the area.