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.
Free Guided Rides - Glen Innes
Try the brand new Te Ara ki Uta ki Tai cycle connection.
Tāpapakanga Regional Park Planting Day
Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.
Kids Learn 2 Ride
Help your kids learn to bike or improve their skills at our free drop-in sessions.
Free Bike Skills for Beginners
You’ll learn how to balance on a bike and pedal independently, some basic bike handling skills and heaps more.
June Compost Collective Events - Free
Come and discover how easy it is to turn your waste into fertiliser!
Activate Northcote - Planting Days with Kaipātiki Project
Plant trees with us this season, watch them as they grow for years to come, and eventually walk their shade with future generations of your whanau!
Repair Cafe - K-Road (Une-Deux Cafe)
Bring broken or damaged items, and locals volunteer their time and expertise to fix them for free.