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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

18 Mar 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Repair Café

Our volunteer repairers are ready to help repair your items.

16 Jun 2024

Mahurangi Land Restoration Programme - Te Muri Regional Park planting day

Join the Mahurangi Land Restoration Programme for a fun day in nature.

16 Jun 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Hunua Ranges Regional Park Planting Day

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

16 Jun 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

Mutukāroa / Hamlins Hill Regional Park Planting Day

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

22 Jun 2024

Enviro Expo

Fun family Conservation Day at the Warkworth Town Hall where you can meet numerous conservation g...

22 Jun 2024

Love and Remix your Leftovers Workshop - Waiuku Library

Learn new ideas to use up those forgotten ingredients hiding at the back of your fridge and pantr...

28 Oct 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Northcote Greenway Regeneration - with Kaipātiki Project

Join us in this endeavour to regenerate this new, nature-based community space.

29 Jun 2024

Vegan Living Talk

Join Amanda Sorrenson and Ultra- Athlete Josh Howell as they talk about Veganism.