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.
Pukekohe Repair Café
Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.
Stillwater Reserve Planting Day, Hibiscus and Bays
This event promises a fulfilling day of planting native trees and shrubs to restore and protect the precious ecosystem of Stillwater Reserve.
Waitawa Regional Park Planting Day
Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.
Orewa Twilight Mid Winter Christmas Market
Food trucks, live music, crafters, creators & great vibe to warm your bones!
Orewa Artisan Market
Come along, and browse the stalls; you will find something unique, something for yourself or a gift for someone else.
Silverdale War Memorial Park Planting Day
Join us for a fun-filled day to give back to nature and create a greener future.
Puketāpapa Manu Aute Kite Day 2023
Bring your own kite to fly, or watch some of the large-scale kites on display.
Te Atatū South Repair Café
Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you for free.