Protecting Auckland's environment
Marty 'nose' the importance of island biosecurity
While working the waterfront in the early hours of Sunday morning, Marty the English Springer’s nose began to twitch, and he knew something was amiss.
Plant assessment gives direction to council conservation
For the first time, Auckland Council has led an assessment of the threat status of vascular plants in the region using the New Zealand Threat Classification System. It’s a comprehensive look at the population size and trends of native species as well as identifying some of the key pressures facing them.
Troops needed for war on moth plant
Moth plant is a pest that is taking hold across the city.
Get on board – waste-wise tips for boaties
Auckland Council is appealing to boaties and leisure craft users to be waste-wise on the water this summer to conserve our oceans and coastlines.
Waste and litter-busting tips for summer
To keep our public spaces beautiful, Auckland Council is encouraging everyone to put litter in its place while out and about.
Public holiday rubbish and recycling collection reminder
Over the holiday season, rubbish, recycling and food scraps collections will be one day later than usual after a public holiday - with some exceptions.
Te Ara Awataha Northcote Greenway nears completion
A large part of Te Ara Awataha – Northcote’s new greenway – has been completed this month thanks to an ongoing collaboration between Kaipātiki Local Board, Eke Panuku, Mana Whenua, Healthy Waters, Kāinga Ora and local stakeholders.
Pest-free focus making good business sense for commercial boaties
From conservation to vessel performance, commercial boat operators are increasingly finding biosecurity is good business practice.
Sharewaste (Tinder for Composters) - EcoFest
Get tips, and tricks on how to make this opportunity work for you and your garden!
Waiheke Community Resource Recovery Park TOUR – EcoFest
See waste reduction in action, and learn how to reduce your waste.
Join us for a packed programme of events, activities, installations, and workshops for people of all ages and stages of their sustainability journey.
Sustainable Food Garden: Online Course
The course takes up to six weeks to complete, although it is completely self-paced.
March Composting Workshops - Free
This free workshop offers an introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins.
SWITCH UP: Sustainable Solutions
Get ready to take on the challenge with MOTAT and switch up your thinking to improve our environment.
A Bee Story – EcoFest
This instantly enchanting show is an enlightening modern-day message on environmentalism, sustainability and community spirit.
Birkenhead Repair Cafe - EcoFest
Please bring anything you need to be fixed to your broken item, such as a new zip or plug attachment.