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Community 22 Jun 2017

Meet a conservation hero: Richard Hursthouse

OurAuckland talks to Conservation Hero Richard Hursthouse.

Environment 15 Jun 2017

Golflands workplace accident

The council has been informed of a workplace accident involving one of its contractors.

Parks / Outdoors 15 Jun 2017

Giant milestone for whitebait

Ten thousand giant kōkopu whitebait were welcomed into Tāwharanui Regional Park on Saturday 10 June – the largest reintroduction of whitebait in New Zealand to date.

Plans / Projects 13 Jun 2017

Water and wastewater price changes

From 1 July 2017, water prices will increase by 2.5 percent and wastewater services will increase by 3.3 percent on average. The Infrastructure Growth Charge will increase by 3 percent.

Educational 7 Jun 2017

Look out for tuber ladder fern

It may look like a harmless native fern, but tuber ladder fern can take over your garden, crowding out other plants.

Community 6 Jun 2017

Mayor launches Million Trees initiative

Mayor Phil Goff's programme to green our city by planting a million trees and shrubs across Auckland over three years will start with 170,000 plants in its first year.

Community 6 Jun 2017

Want to help combat throw-away culture?

Repair Café, a movement helping people fix things rather than send them to landfill, is set for further expansion thanks to funding from Auckland Council.

Environment 5 Jun 2017

Meet conservation hero Gwenda Pulham

OurAuckland chats to the winner of Conservation Hero's Influencer catagory: Gwenda Pulham.