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Environment 3 Mar 2016

Hillcrest Creek widened to prevent flooding

Work is underway to widen Hillcrest Creek and reduce the flooding risk to over 100 properties in the Hillcrest area.

Environment 25 Feb 2016

Pest control set for Waitākere wasps

Wasp control bait will go out over 565ha of the northern Ark in the Park area, which has several popular walks and tramping tracks often attracting large numbers of visitors.

Environment 25 Feb 2016

Goat Island... not what it used to be

Latest monitoring shows crayfish and snapper numbers at Goat Island are less than when reserve first created.

Environment 25 Feb 2016

Discover Āwhitu Regional Park

If you haven’t had time to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city over summer, a day trip to Āwhitu Regional Park could be just what you need.

Kids / Family 25 Feb 2016

Our resident 'bat man' has tips for campers

Ben Paris our resident 'Bat man' is urging campers in the Waitakere and Hunua Ranges to keep a lookout for native long-tailed bats during the Big Camp Out on 5 and 6 March.

Environment 24 Feb 2016

Forest flourishes following Hunua pest blitz

Flourishing foliage and signs of new life in the kōkako population are the first signs of a successful pest control programme in the Hunua Ranges this year.

Beaches 23 Feb 2016

Swimmers at Waiheke advised to wash off

Swimmers at all Waiheke beaches are advised to wash off after being in the sea water.

Beaches 22 Feb 2016

Poster series celebrates Hauraki Gulf

Coming up with three compelling and visual stories about the Gulf has become a summer ritual for Hauraki Gulf Forum’s Executive Officer Tim Higham.

Events32 Results

17 Sep 2022

Ōrākei Volunteer Expo

Over 50 local groups will be showing displays about the volunteer opportunities they offer.

17 Sep 2022 - 18 Sep 2022

Nature Journaling with Molly Timmins

You will receive your own journal to create a series of observational drawings.

18 Sep 2022

Auckland Fancy Women Bike Ride

FANCY. FIERCE. FUN. You are invited to join the Auckland Fancy Women Bike Ride on Sunday, 18 September. Because women can change the world, and the bicycle can help. Women’s vis...

01 Oct 2022 - 16 Oct 2022

Eye on Nature Creative Arts

A dedicated exhibition at the Auckland Botanic Gardens.

15 Oct 2022

Seasonal Pulse Spring: Organics and Kaitiakitanga

Learn to harness the rising energy of the spring and summer garden, and plan for the warm season ahead.

28 Oct 2022 - 26 Nov 2022

Introduction to Plant Pests (Weeds) Workshops

Learn more about how to identify and control pest plants in your local park or community.

12 Nov 2022 - 13 Nov 2022

Go Green Expo & Better Food Fair 2022

Promoting a healthy, environmentally friendly and sustainable lifestyle for New Zealanders.

05 Apr 2023

Professor Brian Greene – The Twilight of Time: A Cosmic Journey to Eternity

A reminder that the vastness of our universe cares little for human beings, so it’s up to us to take charge of our destiny.