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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

23 Apr 2024

Love Food Hate Waste

Come along and learn how you can reduce food waste.

23 Apr 2024

Mini Worm Farm Workshop

Join Judy from Compost Collective for a 'hands on' mini worm farm making workshop for children.

23 Apr 2024

Ranger guided walk - Clevedon Scenic Reserve

Learn about the fascinating natural flora and fauna in the reserve and the important Maori and Eu...

23 Apr 2024

VR Ocean Experience

Learn what causes ocean damage and what actions can be taken to protect the marine environment.

24 Apr 2024

A Whole World of Whales with Project Jonah @ Pakuranga Library

Come along to this FREE presentation by Project Jonah and find out about the amazing marine mamma...

26 Apr 2024

Te Ihu o Mataoho free community workshops - Māngere

Learn a new skill with this hands on workshop.

27 Apr 2024

Bird monitoring workshop

Birds are often great species that show the positive impacts of other controls.

27 Apr 2024

Drop-in Green Clinic

Bring your questions about all things waste related including the new recycling rules, waste mini...