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Conservation 27 Feb 2024

Showing off their sleuthing skills to Hawaiian mates!

Auckland Council’s biosecurity dog team is demonstrating their skills to their Hawaiian counterparts.

Environment 26 Feb 2024

New report reveals state of freshwater fish species in Auckland region

Secretive and mysterious - what lies beneath our waterways?

Environment 21 Feb 2024

Sunny skies, new methods: Tara Iti thrives, New Zealand's rarest bird

The tara iti/New Zealand fairy tern – our most endangered bird with fewer than 40 remaining – has celebrated a record-breaking summer breeding season.

Conservation 21 Feb 2024

Auckland Council initiative to transform golf courses into biodiversity havens

The collaborative project has brought together 22 golf courses and their neighbouring communities to connect these green spaces with collective care for the environment.

Environment 20 Feb 2024

Auckland Council warns public to avoid black algae on two Waiheke Island beaches and Kawakawa Bay

The public are advised not wade in the water or touch the algal material at the affected beaches. 

Pest plants 14 Feb 2024

Caulerpa update shows active response

A new report shows the work being done to respond to invasive marine pest, exotic Caulerpa.

Cleaning up our environment 14 Feb 2024

Mangrove survey launched

Few plants spark as much debate as mangroves. A survey is underway to find out more.

Conservation 7 Feb 2024

Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara gift name to gecko

Rediscovered gecko gifted te reo name of korowai gecko

Events46 Results

25 Jan 2024 - 30 Apr 2024

Remembering Jacqui Geux Exhibition

This pop-up exhibition invites visitors to gain a new appreciation for the wildlife of Aotearoa f...

26 Apr 2024

Te Ihu o Mataoho free community workshops - Māngere

Learn a new skill with this hands on workshop.

27 Apr 2024

Bird monitoring workshop

Birds are often great species that show the positive impacts of other controls.

27 Apr 2024

Drop-in Green Clinic

Bring your questions about all things waste related including the new recycling rules, waste mini...

27 Apr 2024

Love and Remix your Leftovers - Pukekohe Library

Learn new ideas to use up those forgotten ingredients hiding at the back of your fridge and pantr...

27 Apr 2024 - 07 Dec 2024

Kids Only Market

Games, dolls, books, and baking will all be swapped or sold.

20 Apr 2024 - 25 May 2024

Green Clinics Autumn 2024

Birkenhead Library has partnered with some amazing local experts to facilitate weekly Green Clini...

05 Apr 2024 - 30 Apr 2024

Composting Workshop

Reduce your waste and turn your organic matter into fertiliser using simple composting systems su...