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Environment 19 Jan 2016

Rare parakeet chicks hatch at Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo’s orange-fronted parakeet pair have hatched five little chicks and they're growing up fast.

Cycling 14 Jan 2016

More people than ever cycling to the city from the west

The number of people cycling into Auckland's city centre from the west for work or study is increasing.

Parks / Outdoors 13 Jan 2016

Hopping mad over growing rabbit problem

Rabbit numbers have grown rapidly at Western Springs Lakeside Park, prompting council staff to look at how to best manage the problem.

Business / Economy 23 Dec 2015

Good COP, Bad COP: Where did the historic Paris agreement land?

Some say the Paris agreement is “the world’s greatest diplomatic success”. Some say it doesn’t go far enough. Since I’ve read the text (and was in Paris), here’s my take on where things landed.

Business / Economy 23 Dec 2015

Auckland’s climate change effort acknowledged on world stage

Auckland has been admitted to the world’s leading local government climate change action group, C40.

Environment 21 Dec 2015

Zoo tales: Release the skinks!

This week on Zoo Tales, Auckland Zoo travels to Rotoroa Island to release 80 shore skinks.

Environment 17 Dec 2015

Oma rāpeti! Protecting our maunga from pests

The Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral mountains) or volcanic cones represent some of the most significant cultural, archaeological and geological places in Auckland.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Macleans College students win environment award

Howick Local Board, in association with the council's Local Parks South, applaud the Maclean’s College Enviro Group for being the overall winner of the Ros Nicholson Award for Native Ecology.

Events36 Results

01 Dec 2023

The Orewa Christmas Twilight

The Orewa Xmas Twilight Market is back for 2023! 

17 Nov 2023 - 17 Dec 2023

Christmas Pukeko Adventure at Greenwoods Corner

Our mischievous Greenwoods Corner pukekos are on the loose, and we need YOUR help to find them be...

07 Apr 2023 - 01 Dec 2023

Te Atatū South Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you for free.

02 Dec 2023

Community Seed Library Launch & Seed Drive

Join us for our Launch Day to be inspired and receive resources, books, and tips to start your se...

02 Dec 2023

Friends of Arataki Kids Day

Join us to celebrate the re-opening of the Arataki Visitor Centre with the annual Friends of Arat...

02 Dec 2023

Pest Plant Roadshow in Swanson

The EcoMatters Nature Team will be here to give advice and answer any questions you have about pe...

02 Dec 2023

Waiake Beach Clean Up

Join us for our last clean up of the year - where has the time gone?!

02 Dec 2023 - 18 Dec 2023

Composting Course

Reduce your waste and turn your organic matter into fertiliser using simple composting systems su...