Protecting Auckland's environment
Restoring one of Auckland's rarest ecosystems
You wouldn’t know it, but a council property on Epsom’s Almorah Rd harbours one of the rarest ecosystems in Auckland.
Please - no plastic bags
We ask that new and seasoned recyclers remember that plastic bags and other soft plastics still can’t go in the recycling bins.
Local Waiheke man the first to witness giant kokopu spawning
A local pig hunter on Waiheke Island got the surprise of his life earlier this month when he came across one of New Zealand’s most endangered native fish, the giant kokopu, spawning.
Apply now for Howick ecology award
Schools with students with a passion for their local environment are invited to be nominated for this year’s Ros Nicholson Award for Native ecology.
Zoo Tales: Zoofari
We were delighted to welcome students from Oturu School who drove a whopping 300km from Kaitaia to Auckland to be part of The Warehouse Zoofari programme. Watch these animal-mad kids on their big Auckland Zoo adventure!
Service changes in Auckland's northwest
If you live in Rodney, Hibiscus Coast, Waitakere or North Shore – or know someone who does – what do you need to know?
Check before you chop
Please 'Check before you chop' and seek advice from the council before felling or damaging a protected tree.
Watch: kids explain recycling changes
Shiny new recycling bins will be gracing properties in Rodney, Hibiscus Coast, North Shore and Waitākere from 1 July as changes to recycling collections take effect.
Te Muri Regional Park - Planting Day
Join the Mahurangi Land Restoration Programme for a fun day out at this idyllic location.
Manurewa Guided Walks
Get introduced to safe walking routes through the community and gentle nature paths to enjoy with loved ones.
Arbor Day - Tree Benefit Cards
The Tree Benefit Cards have been developed to show the environmental service benefits that trees can provide.
Eskdale Restoration Champions with Kaipātiki Project
Become a champion for our environment and make a real difference in preserving this beautiful ecological area.
Beach clean up for World Ocean Day
Let's celebrate World Ocean Day together with a beach clean.
Manurewa Repair Café
Bring along your broken household goods and sit with a volunteer and see how they can help you repair and save it from landfill.
Nimrod Reserve Planting Day - Upper Harbour
Let's make a difference and contribute to the beautification of Nimrod Reserve.
Visy Open Day
Take a tour of the Visy Recycling site in Onehunga and learn more about kerbside recycling.