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Protecting Auckland's environment

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Council news 18 Sep 2023

Progress made but more action needed to accelerate delivery of Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan

Severe weather events like the Auckland Anniversary Floods and Cyclone Gabrielle show the devastating impacts of climate change – and the importance of climate action.

Environment 14 Sep 2023

Sipping sustainability: Aotea / Great Barrier pioneers single-use cup revolution

Aotea/ Great Barrier is aiming to be the first place in New Zealand to eliminate single-use takeaway cups.

Environment 14 Sep 2023

Protecting our trees

There has been some public interest in a developer’s decision to fell trees in Auckland’s suburb of Pukekohe.

Educational 13 Sep 2023

Immersive cultural and environmental education space on the waterfront opens to the public

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council have partnered to deliver Te Wharekura, a project which celebrates the cultural richness of Te Waitematā, and aims to inspire its protection.

Council news 11 Sep 2023

Auckland’s 30-year Water Strategy announces its first annual update

The Auckland Water Strategy (2022 – 2050) is Auckland Council’s 30-year approach to water, guided by the vision te mauri o te wai, that the life-sustaining capacity of Auckland’s water is protected and enhanced.

Environment 31 Aug 2023

Little penguins boxed in love out west

Little penguins are being given every chance of thriving on the iconic west coast beach.

Community 31 Aug 2023

Call to halt caulerpa’s spread in Waiheke waters supported by board

Auckland boaters are being asked to stay away from areas of the Waiheke coastline following the discovery of invasive seaweed exotic caulerpa.

Conservation 30 Aug 2023

Dog rule protects Snells Beach shorebirds

A temporary change to the dog walking rules at the northern end of Snells Beach will help endangered shorebirds.

Events44 Results

30 Jan 2024 - 27 Feb 2024

Ngā Wāhanga o te Tau: Raumati (Seasons of the Year: Summer)

Join us in the 360-degree planetarium for a live presenter-led show on Māori astronomy.

16 Jan 2024 - 27 Feb 2024

Eskdale Regeneration Champions with Kaipātiki Project

Join us to help protect our unique native ecosystems and build local climate resilience.

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Ōrewa Repair Café

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

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Pukekohe Repair Café

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

03 Mar 2024

Chip Packet Project Talk & Demonstration

Come along to watch & join us as we turn foil chip packets into survival blankets useful for home...

05 Mar 2024

Ranger guided walk - Puhinui Reserve, Manurewa

Park rangers will guide you through a protected and restricted conservation area of significant s...

28 Oct 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Northcote Greenway Regeneration - with Kaipātiki Project

Join us in this endeavour to regenerate this new, nature-based community space.

07 Mar 2024

Wonderful World of Marine Food Webs

Join members of the MERC team to explore the weird, wonderful and fragile animals of the Hauraki...