Protecting Auckland's environment

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Climate action 9 Dec 2021

Auckland Council to fund seaweed farming pilot in Hauraki Gulf

Auckland Council have earmarked $1.2 million to support the success of a Hauraki Gulf seaweed pilot farm project, which if successful, would scale up regenerative ocean farming and create numerous environmentally sustainable jobs in the region.

Environment 8 Dec 2021

Plan early for waterway protection grants

Franklin farmers, lifestyle block owners, and community and environmental groups are being urged to apply for Waterways Protection Fund grants.

Community 8 Dec 2021

Recycling trial launched in Ōtara and Manurewa

A trial designed to reduce the amount of contamination going into recycling bins is set to begin after being delayed by COVID-19 restrictions.

Beaches 8 Dec 2021

Staying safe in Waitaramoa / Hobson Bay this summer

With the summer season upon us everyone’s looking to get out and enjoy the water. Waitaramoa / Hobson Bay is a great place to do that

Environment 5 Dec 2021

Sustainable summer holiday waste tips

Whether you’re headed to the beach or bach, or having the family round to your place, use these simple tips to avoid excess waste over the holidays.

Environment 3 Dec 2021

Kōkako chicks make Christmas appearance

Thanks to a 30-year project, intensive predator control and thousands of volunteer hours, the kōkako is thriving in the Hunua Ranges and is now the fourth largest population on mainland New Zealand.

Environment 3 Dec 2021

Auckland Council's feedback on government Three Waters Reform proposal

Auckland's concerns with government proposal outlined.

Kauri dieback 3 Dec 2021

Help keep kauri standing this summer

If you’re looking for a nature fix this summer, there are heaps of kauri safe places you can go across the region

Events24 Results

29 Jan 2022

Hauraki Broo Book Launch with Suzy Cato

A special story time session with Suzy Cato.

24 Jan 2022 - 18 Apr 2022

Whale Tales 2022 Art Trail

An immersive public art trail is surfacing in Tāmaki Makaurau.

12 Nov 2021 - 01 May 2022

I Am Island And Sea

Lightboxes glow, the Earth speaks and the voices of Tāmaki Makaurau's young people guide you through this exhibition.

27 Jan 2022 - 31 Jan 2022

January Composting Workshops

Join one of these online and composting Zoom workshops and events during January.

01 Feb 2022 - 22 Feb 2022

Restoration Volunteering Eskdale Reserve

Come along and make your mark in this significant ecological area.

01 Feb 2022 - 28 Feb 2022

Aotearoa Bike Challenge 2022

It's fun, free and a great way to enjoy the summer months by bike.

02 Feb 2022

World Wetlands Day Guided Walk – Soldier's Bay

Celebrating #WorldWetlandsDay on 2 February with a guided walk of one of the wetland jewels in Kaipātiki's crown.

03 Feb 2022

Bat Detection Evening – Shepherd's Park

A bat-detection evening with a drop-in session at Shepherd's Park.