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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

24 Feb 2024 - 20 Apr 2024

Waipapa Regeneration Day - with Kaipātiki Project

Spread the word and invite your friends to join us on this meaningful journey towards a greener f...

17 Feb 2024 - 16 Nov 2024

Auckland Central City Library Repair Cafe

To accommodate everyone, you will be able to see our volunteer repairers for 1 item at a time.

28 Oct 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Northcote Greenway Regeneration - with Kaipātiki Project

Join us in this endeavour to regenerate this new, nature-based community space.

18 Mar 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Repair Café

Our volunteer repairers are ready to help repair your items.

21 Apr 2024

Eco-Friendly Toy Creation

Join us for a transformative workshop, presented by Object Reborn Upcycle Art Studio, that redefi...

21 Apr 2024

STAMP Out Moth Plant - Takapuna

Learn to identify Moth plants and employ safe, efficient removal methods.

22 Apr 2024

Sea Life Kelly Tartlon's Aquarium at Pakuranga Library

Join our friends from Kelly Tarlton's to learn more about Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana, the animal...

15 Apr 2024 - 22 Apr 2024

Manukau Harbour Forum Wananga Series

A day of learning, discussions and encouraging hope for the harbour.