Protecting Auckland's environment

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Cleaning up our environment 2 Dec 2021

Have you fenced your waterways?

On 16 November, the Auckland Unitary Plan rules requiring livestock on many rural properties, to be kept out of streams, rivers, wetlands and lakes in the Auckland region came into effect, five years after the Unitary Plan became operative.

Environment 2 Dec 2021

Protecting the Hauraki Gulf

Help us protect the Hauraki Gulf now and for future generations.

Beaches 2 Dec 2021

More beaches to swim at this summer

Long term safety warnings at a number of Auckland swimming spots have been lifted following work by Auckland Council and Watercare’s Safe Networks programme.

Community 2 Dec 2021

Upper Waitematā community nursery project recognised

An innovative project growing native plants for large scale restoration projects in the Upper Harbour Local Board area was a finalist in the Auckland Mayoral Conservation Awards.

Conservation 2 Dec 2021

Leigh’s little blue penguin project recognised

A finalist in Auckland's Mayoral Conservation Awards, the Warkworth Forest & Bird Little Penguin Project is the culmination of many years of collaboration with the Leigh community.

Mayor 1 Dec 2021

Mayor Goff outlines billion-dollar climate action package

An ambitious $1 billion climate action package to reduce carbon emissions and deliver more buses, ferries, cycling and walking and urban tree canopy is the signature policy in Mayor Phil Goff’s proposal for Auckland Council’s Annual Budget 2022/23, released today, 1 December 2021.

Summer 1 Dec 2021

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.

Community 26 Nov 2021

Franklin environmental heroes recognised

Two Franklin groups have won Mayoral Conservation Awards.

Events23 Results

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.

03 Feb 2022

World Wetlands Day Motu Manawa Marine Reserve

An educational kayak trip though the beautiful Motu Manawa marine reserve.