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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.

Environment 21 Feb 2024

Changes to your kerbside recycling collection – get across the new standards

To help Aotearoa become a circular economy where materials are re-used as much as possible, there are now new nationwide standards for recycling.

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

Beaches 2 Feb 2024

Recovery team steps in to protect beach

Watercare is working hard to repair a pipe that has failed, closing Howick Beach.

Events44 Results

17 Feb 2024 - 23 Mar 2024

Exhibition: 'Tu'u tu'u i le loloto: Take it to the deep' by Delicia Sampero

The expression Tu'u tu'u i le loloto is a proverb referring to fishermen taking their nets to the...

01 Feb 2024 - 29 Feb 2024

Birkenhead Pride

Join groups exploring the outdoors, meet and share experiences with others in your community and...

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...

18 Jan 2024 - 07 Mar 2024

Zoo Lates

Visit the Zoo after work with your mates or whānau, make it a date night with our two-course dinn...

24 Feb 2024

Dundale Weeding Bee by the Stream

Wear a sun hat, sunscreen, comfortable old clothes and sturdy footwear or gumboots.

24 Feb 2024

Helensville A&P Show

Helensville Show is an iconic country show where you can get up close and personal with all kinds...

24 Feb 2024

Out of the Closet

Be part of the community, make a positive impact, and join the fun!

24 Feb 2024 - 20 Apr 2024

Waipapa Regeneration Day - with Kaipātiki Project

Spread the word and invite your friends to join us on this meaningful journey towards a greener f...