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

01 Oct 2022 - 30 Oct 2022

October Composting Workshops

This free workshop offers an introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins.

06 Oct 2022

The Corban Family Legacy

Join us in the beautiful Old St Michael's Church on the grounds of Corban Estate to hear Sharon Alexander, daughter of the late Assid and Miriam Corban, talk about the lasting l...

06 Oct 2022 - 10 Nov 2022

Grow Your Own Food with Kaipātiki Project

A six-part workshop series to share our knowledge with our ethnic community.

08 Oct 2022

Open Air Photography Workshop

Rajeev, a local photographer and educator, will be hosting a 2-hour workshop, every month at Myers Park.

08 Oct 2022

The Shakespear Family, Park and Sanctuary

Hear about the settlement of the land by Māori as well as the use by New Zealand armed forces during the second world war.

01 Oct 2022 - 29 Oct 2022

Eskdale Restoration Champions with Kaipātiki Project

Volunteer and help to stop the spread of pest plants.

01 Oct 2022 - 30 Oct 2022

E-Bike Experience

Learn to ride electric bikes.

10 Sep 2022 - 26 Nov 2022

Green Clinics @ Birkenhead Library

Local enviro experts are looking forward to answering questions about climate action, waste minimisation and more.