Protecting Auckland's environment
No risk for cancer trials under proposed Unitary Plan
Clinical trials and medical applications involving GMOs would not be put at risk under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan.
Watch: Communities making the most of waste
Working towards a zero waste Auckland by 2040 is no easy task.
Wairau Valley wetland and shared path open
A $2.2m council project delivering an improved wetland area, park space and sustainable transport links in Wairau was opened to the public.
Get gardening tips from the experts
Did you know that the experts at Auckland Botanic Gardens can give you free advice about what to plant in your garden, and help you identify plants and garden pests?
Explore Whatipū Scientific Reserve and Te Ana Ru Cave
When you think of going out for a night of dancing, a remote cave on one of Auckland’s wild west coast beaches isn’t the first venue that comes to mind.
Plans for a predator-free Devonport
Auckland Council's biodiversity, local parks, biosecurity and maunga authority teams are working with the Department of Conservation, the navy and the community to eliminate predators on the Devonport Peninsula.
Growing healthy neighbourhoods
Albert-Eden Local Board’s latest sustainability initiative has encouraged communities to form ‘econeighbourhoods’.
Join the war on weeds: Jasmine
It might look pretty and smell sweet, but jasmine is a highly invasive weed that kills other plants and native seedlings by smothering them.
Join us for a packed programme of events, activities, installations, and workshops for people of all ages and stages of their sustainability journey.
Sustainable Food Garden: Online Course
The course takes up to six weeks to complete, although it is completely self-paced.
SWITCH UP: Sustainable Solutions
Get ready to take on the challenge with MOTAT and switch up your thinking to improve our environment.
Birkenhead Repair Cafe - EcoFest
Please bring anything you need to be fixed to your broken item, such as a new zip or plug attachment.
Creepy Crawly Night Time Stream Explore – EcoFest
Bring a flashlight & wear sturdy shoes to explore Creepy Crawlies in Te Toki Reserve.
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.