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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

09 Jun 2024

Duder Regional Park Planting Day

Join rangers and volunteers for a fun exciting day out on our regional parks.

09 Jun 2024 - 14 Jul 2024

Shakespear Regional Park Planting Day

Join rangers and volunteers for a fun exciting day out on our regional parks.

14 Apr 2024 - 09 Jun 2024

ReUse Market - Auckland's City Centre

Come along to the launch of our new ReUse Market in Auckland's City Centre.

10 Jun 2024

Gardening in June with Ben (in Mandarin Chinese)

Join us for this exciting event.

15 Jun 2024

Matariki Stars - Creative Kids

Come and celebrate Matariki with EcoMatters and author/artist Emma Hinton in this contemplative c...

18 May 2024 - 15 Jun 2024

Easy, healthy meals on a budget

Learn skills to make a range of recipes that are budget friendly and will boost you and your whān...

18 May 2024 - 21 Dec 2024

Cinema Time for Kids

Get ready for adventure, laughter, and a magical time at the library!

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.