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Council news 16 Nov 2023

Rāhui on Waitematā Harbour lifted as water quality improves

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei – the tangata whenua and ahi kā of central Tāmaki Makaurau – held a karakia at Ōkahu Bay Thursday morning to formally lift the rāhui over Waitematā Harbour.

Community 15 Nov 2023

Board adopts plan for future of the shore

The environment and water quality in the Devonport-Takapuna area are two major focus points in the local board’s plan for the next three years.

Plans / Projects 15 Nov 2023

Kaipātiki plan now in place

The 2023 Kaipātiki Local Board Plan has now been formally adopted, providing an essential road map for the board’s decision-making over the next three years.  

Development 10 Nov 2023

'Head in the sand' and 'accident waiting to happen' costs developers hefty fines

Developers slapped with fines for breaches of the Resource Management Act

Council news 3 Nov 2023

Improving Auckland’s water quality through your targeted rates

In Auckland, we’ve seen our relationship with water challenged. Auckland Council’s Water Quality Targeted Rate offers a dedicated programme to protect Auckland’s waterways.

Council news 3 Nov 2023

How your targeted rates are working to protect the environment

We know Aucklanders love our natural environment. Targeted rates are ring-fenced for the purpose they are collected and the Natural Environment Targeted Rate is one of the ways we protect our environment.

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Beaches 30 Oct 2023

Dotty dotterel for Bird of the Century – vote me!

I'm endangered, look after me - vote me for Bird of the Century

Environment 26 Oct 2023

Come on and give food scraps a go

If you haven’t noticed the smaller addition to Auckland Council’s household bin family, why not take a stroll up your street on collection day.

Events51 Results

21 Mar 2024

Different Dinners: Easy, Healthy Meals on a Budget

Get inspired and learn how to cook some delicious, easy-to-prepare plant-based meals in this work...

23 Mar 2024

Coastal Clean Up

Join us to pull out rubbish from those hard to reach areas and make a really big impact.

23 Mar 2024

Eco Art Mart ’24

Browse a wide range of stalls selling original artisan wares, up-cycled clothing, potted plants,...

23 Mar 2024

Papakura ParkFEST

A great family day for the Community to come and enjoy at Central Park.

23 Mar 2024

VIP Kayak Day through Te Henga Wetland at Matuku Link

Drift along the Waitakere River, which flows through Matuku Link, through to Te Henga wetland.

17 Feb 2024 - 04 May 2024

Clearwater Cove Regeneration with Kaipātiki Project

Join our expert ecologist and form a band of trusty volunteers to make an impact in your nature-h...

29 Apr 2023 - 15 Jun 2024

New Lynn Repair Café

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

27 Mar 2024

Dee Pignéguy's starting a New Garden

Convert that lawn into an edible garden.