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Conservation 7 Feb 2024

Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara gift name to gecko

Rediscovered gecko gifted te reo name of korowai gecko

Beaches 2 Feb 2024

Recovery team steps in to protect beach

Watercare is working hard to repair a pipe that has failed, closing Howick Beach.

Environment 24 Jan 2024

Eco-hub not taken for granted

OME have created a community eco-hub thanks to nearly $14,000 of local board grants.

Community 15 Jan 2024

Tree protection sought as routes chosen

Significant landmarks and trees need protection as future transport routes are secured.

Environment 11 Jan 2024

Watercare helps improve stormwater quality at Takapuna Beach

Good news for those planning to visit Takapuna Beach this summer! Latest water sampling shows that the recent work done by Watercare along the foreshore continues to improve the quality of the stormwater that flows into Takapuna Beach.

Beaches 10 Jan 2024

Harbour pollution seen up close

Manukau Harbour Forum chair Jon Turner has been out with Sea Cleaners to see contamination and pollution for himself.

City Centre Waterfront 18 Dec 2023

When art and infrastructure meet climate resilience in prized city park

The much-anticipated upgrade of Myers Park is now complete.

Environment 18 Dec 2023

Have your say on the Whatipū to South Head Shoreline Adaptation Plans

Public consultation for the Whatipū to South Head SAP is open from now to 2 April 2024. Have your say and help us plan for the future of our shoreline

Events45 Results

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Pukekohe Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

03 Mar 2024

Chip Packet Project Talk & Demonstration

Come along to watch & join us as we turn foil chip packets into survival blankets useful for home...

03 Mar 2024

Wonderful World of Marine Food Webs with MERC for Seaweek

Learn about food webs and how the different weird & wonderful animals of the Hauraki Gulf are con...

04 Mar 2024 - 10 May 2024

Pest Free South Auckland Moth Plant Pod Competition

Get out into nature, do your bit to help te taiao and be in to win.

05 Mar 2024

Ranger guided walk - Puhinui Reserve, Manurewa

Park rangers will guide you through a protected and restricted conservation area of significant s...

28 Oct 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Northcote Greenway Regeneration - with Kaipātiki Project

Join us in this endeavour to regenerate this new, nature-based community space.

07 Mar 2024

Wonderful World of Marine Food Webs

Join members of the MERC team to explore the weird, wonderful and fragile animals of the Hauraki...

08 Mar 2024

Ranger guided walk - Kepa Bush, Mission Bay

Learn about the special native flora and fauna that call this forest remnant home, as well as the...