Protecting Auckland's environment
Auckland Council wins top prize at NZ River Awards
The Wai Care team accepted the ‘Most Improved’ award at last night’s NZ River Awards, for its work to improve water quality in the Puhinui Stream.
Aucklanders – start loving your leftovers this November
Auckland Council is encouraging residents to love their leftovers throughout November with a series of workshops, competitions and community events promoting the Love Food Hate Waste campaign.
Make sure your rubbish won't hurt anyone
In the last two years, more than 80 Auckland rubbish collectors have been seriously injured on the job by dangerous items thrown away by residents.
What the future holds for Howick
What could Howick Village look like in 30 years? That’s the focus of a new plan being developed by Auckland Council.
Pollinator pathways in local parks
We are lucky enough to live in one of the greenest countries in the world. What we need now is the right kind of green, the kind of green that feeds and shelters our birds, bees and lesser known pollinating animals.
Rural recycling bins for Franklin
Recycling will be significantly easier for residents in rural Franklin, with the start of Auckland Council’s fortnightly roadside collection service to almost 7000 properties.
Turning problems into healthier play areas
Two Mt Roskill reserves are about to be transformed to stop stormwater flooding and restore the area's natural ecology.
Beach clean up for World Ocean Day
Let's celebrate World Ocean Day together with a beach clean.
Arbor Day - Tree Benefit Cards
The Tree Benefit Cards have been developed to show the environmental service benefits that trees can provide.
Manurewa Guided Walks
Get introduced to safe walking routes through the community and gentle nature paths to enjoy with loved ones.
Manurewa Repair Café
Bring along your broken household goods and sit with a volunteer and see how they can help you repair and save it from landfill.
Nimrod Reserve Planting Day - Upper Harbour
Let's make a difference and contribute to the beautification of Nimrod Reserve.
Visy Open Day
Take a tour of the Visy Recycling site in Onehunga and learn more about kerbside recycling.
Free Guided Rides - Glen Innes
Try the brand new Te Ara ki Uta ki Tai cycle connection.
Tāpapakanga Regional Park Planting Day
Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.