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

29 May 2022

Ōrākei Enviro Forum

A free community event to acknowledge the contribution of community volunteers, as well as network and share ideas.

05 Jun 2022

Coastie Clean Up

A free community event to clean up the Hibiscus Coast on World Environment Day.

05 Jun 2022 - 11 Jun 2022

Tapapakanga Regional Park Planting Day

Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.

05 Jun 2022 - 07 Aug 2022

Tāwharanui Regional Park Planting Day

Help rangers and volunteers plant the trees raised by Tāwharanui Open Sanctuary Society Inc.

11 Jun 2022

Re:generate Fashion Market

Over 50 stalls of quality preloved fashion and accessories.

11 Jun 2022 - 18 Jun 2022

Mangemangeroa Reserve Community Planting

Get outside with your friends and whānau to plant native trees and shrubs to restore the whenua.

11 Jun 2022 - 10 Aug 2022

Ecotones

Sonja Drake shares exquisite watercolours of Wairau Creek and the Mairangi Bay waterways.

11 Jun 2022 - 13 Aug 2022

Tūpuna Maunga Community Planting Days

Help to restore native vegetation and habitat for native wildlife at these planting days.