Protecting Auckland's environment

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Climate action 16 Dec 2021

Auckland Council supports delivery partner to reduce inner-city emissions

Auckland Council is supporting its delivery partner, Urgent Couriers, in its bid to cut inner-city emissions. The certified carbon zero courier company is aiming to take 40 to 50 tonnes of carbon emissions a year out of inner-city Auckland by replacing its city fleet of cars with electric cargo bikes.   Auckland Council General Manager Corporate Support Services Robert Irvine says the council is providing them with parking and charging stations in the basement of Te Wharau o Tāmaki Auckland House.

Community 14 Dec 2021

Wanted: Waterways to fence off

With more than 65 kilometres of rural waterway fencing behind it, Auckland Council’s Waterway Protection Fund is seeking new projects in Franklin and Papakura, with applications open from 8 February to 18 March.

Waste 13 Dec 2021

Refill your water bottle to save money

Almost every block in the Auckland city centre has a water fountain or a place that will refill your water bottle for free.

Parks / Outdoors 10 Dec 2021

Have your say on our draft management plan for regional parks

Consultation on Auckland Council’s draft Regional Parks Management Plan is now open to the public.

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

Events44 Results

22 May 2022

Love Our Wetlands Community Planting Sunday

Join us for a planting day to help restore Rangihoua wetland.

22 May 2022

Whau River Clean Up Regatta 2022

Providing community and family fun for everyone, while also making our communities greener and cleaner.

25 May 2022

Lake Pupuke Puriri Forest Community Hui

Help plan for the future restoration of the park's critically endangered forest ecosystem.

28 May 2022

Enchanted Garden: Māngere Edition

A magical display of 500 fluorescent flowers, coming to Mangere Bridge Village for one night only.

28 May 2022

Foraging for Immune-Boosting Foods

Join registered naturopath Paloma Velásquez for health-boosting ideas.

28 May 2022

Free Kauri Protection Workshop

This workshop is perfect for reserve volunteers who want to safely continue to work in areas with kauri.

28 May 2022

Hosking Reserve Community Planting

Plant native trees and shrubs to restore the whenua in Lucas Heights.

28 May 2022

Vegan Living Talk

Hear about the positive impact of being vegan for your health and the environment.