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Community 18 Oct 2016

Waitematā Local Board launches Low Carbon Action Plan

Waitematā Local Board launches Low Carbon Action Plan

Community 18 Oct 2016

6 benefits of Bokashi

If you’re looking for an easy, non-stinky way to manage your food scraps, then Bokashi may be the answer.

Community 14 Oct 2016

Zoo Tales: Keeper Dave speaks up for unmasking palm oil

Zookeeper Dave has worked all over the Zoo, from Primates to Pridelands and with our New Zealand birds. Find out why he wants us all to take a stand and not let our rainforests disappear.

Environment 13 Oct 2016

5 facts about long-tailed bats

Auckland’s bats – are they in your backyard?

Environment 12 Oct 2016

Creating safe habitats for native wildlife

Auckland Council's senior biodiversity advisor Ben Paris spoke to Jesse Mulligan from Radio New Zealand about the project.

Educational 11 Oct 2016

Get advice on gardening in small spaces

Carolyn Stringer has gone from maintaining a massive garden to planting in pots, with a little help from the Auckland Botanic Gardens.

Environment 10 Oct 2016

Eight surprising things you can compost

Here are some of the more unusual household waste items that you might not know can go into the compost bin.

Community 6 Oct 2016

Futsal team proof that nothing's wasted

Meet a group of people so passionate about the zero-waste way of life that even their soccer uniforms are trash turned into treasure.

Events112 Results

18 Mar 2023 - 16 Apr 2023

EcoFest 2023

Join us for a packed programme of events, activities, installations, and workshops for people of all ages and stages of their sustainability journey.

18 Mar 2023 - 16 Apr 2023

Sustainable Food Garden: Online Course

The course takes up to six weeks to complete, although it is completely self-paced.

01 Oct 2022 - 31 Mar 2023

SWITCH UP: Sustainable Solutions

Get ready to take on the challenge with MOTAT and switch up your thinking to improve our environment.

25 Mar 2023

Birkenhead Repair Cafe - EcoFest

Please bring anything you need to be fixed to your broken item, such as a new zip or plug attachment.

25 Mar 2023

Cold Composting

Learn about bokashi bins, worm farms and composting bins.

25 Mar 2023

Creepy Crawly Night Time Stream Explore – EcoFest

Bring a flashlight & wear sturdy shoes to explore Creepy Crawlies in Te Toki Reserve.

25 Mar 2023

Edible Garden workshop – EcoFest

Workshop held in a beautiful, mature food forest.

25 Mar 2023

Grow Your Own Greens - Blockhouse Bay Library

Learn practical tips for reducing food waste and clever storage ideas to keep your food fresh for longer.