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Community 24 Jul 2017

Blooming marvellous! Auckland Botanic Gardens receives top award

Auckland Botanic Gardens has received a Qualmark Award.

Environment 19 Jul 2017

Pack your bags, you’re leaving town

Farm Cove Intermediate School wants to send rats packing and now has the tools to do it with a grant from Howick Local Board enabling it to purchase 170 re-usable rat traps.

Environment 18 Jul 2017

Devonport leads pest-free campaign

The Pest-Free 2050 goal sees Devonport leading the way by tackling a rat problem along the peninsula.

Environment 14 Jul 2017

Potential new native flower species blooms from Waterview Connection

A small, pale pink flower blooming from cracks and crevices along Auckland's Oakley Creek has caught the eye of botanists who believe it may be a new, previously unidentified native species of geranium.

Development 13 Jul 2017

What are green buildings?

Auckland Council’s chief sustainability officer, John Mauro, has spoken to the New Zealand Herald about the benefits of green buildings.

Environment 13 Jul 2017

Long grass on motorway verges helping keep dotterels safe

The NZ Transport Agency is deliberately letting the grass grow long on some verges along the Northern Motorway to help protect endangered dotterels in the area.

Environment 7 Jul 2017

Conservation hero is saving pollinators

OurAuckland talks to Andrea Reid, the creator and champion of the Pollinator Paths movement.

Plans / Projects 7 Jul 2017

The people of People's Panel: Russell

OurAuckland chats to Russell about being a People's Panel member.

Events51 Results

18 Apr 2024 - 22 Apr 2024

Waitematā Libraries School Holidays

join us for a fun evening, watch a children’s movie and find out about the amazing marine mammals.

15 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Secrets Under The Sea: April School Holiday Events at Avondale Library

Come along for exciting school holiday activities.

15 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Under the Sea April School Holidays - Pakuranga Library

Uncover secrets of the Moana these school holidays, and join us at Pakuranga Library for an aweso...

13 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

ARBORIALIS Luminarium

Inspired by the natural world, simulating the wonder and awe of being lost in a forest.

13 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Māngere Bridge Library school holiday programme

Join us for exciting school holiday events in April.

13 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Under the Sea School Holiday Programme

Bring along your whanau and friends to watch movie and make some fun crafts this school holiday.

04 Mar 2024 - 10 May 2024

Pest Free South Auckland Moth Plant Pod Competition

Get out into nature, do your bit to help te taiao and be in to win.

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...