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Environment 11 May 2017

Great Barrier Island applies for Dark Sky Sanctuary status

A Dark Sky Sanctuary must have an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment, and is protected for its scientific, natural, or educational value, its cultural heritage and/or public enjoyment.

Environment 10 May 2017

An insider’s guide to sorting your plastics

Do you know your #4 LDPE from your #2 HDPE? No? Don’t worry – you aren’t alone.

Environment 10 May 2017

Could worms be your most useful pet?

They may not be the most beautiful creature but the humble tiger worm could be a fantastic addition to your household. Find out why!

Environment 9 May 2017

Weed to watch: Pampas

It’s often mistaken for native toetoe, but invasive lookalike pampas grass can out-compete native vegetation, pose a fire risk and provide habitat for rodents and possums.

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.

Events46 Results

12 May 2024 - 02 Jun 2024

Ambury Regional Park Planting Day

Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.

04 Jun 2024

Storm Recovery Drop-In Support Service

This service is for any individuals, families and whānau who’ve been affected by the flood and la...

14 May 2024 - 04 Jun 2024

Witheford Reserve Regeneration - with Kaipātiki Project

Get involved and join us for a hands-on experience at the Witheford Reserve working bee!

05 Jun 2024

Ranger guided walk - Te Whangamaire to Henry's Scenic, Patumahoe

Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the forest habitat within the reserve as well as the cu...

06 Jun 2024 - 05 Sep 2024

Volunteer Welcome Day - with Kaipātiki Project

Have you ever wanted to volunteer with an environmental organisation?

08 Jun 2024

Clearwater Cove Regeneration with Kaipātiki Project

Explore and Restore this unique Coastal Reserve.

08 Jun 2024 - 30 Jul 2024

Eskdale Restoration Champions with Kaipātiki Project

Join us to help protect our unique native ecosystems and build local climate resilience.

04 May 2024 - 03 Aug 2024

Ark in the Park - online induction

Learn how you can help with predator control and habitat restoration.