Protecting Auckland's environment
A natural solution to weed control
A selection of local parks across Auckland were included in a three-month trial with Auckland Council maintenance contractors working to determine the value of vinegar as a natural, more environmentally friendly weed control option.
Another successful kauri dieback prosecution ahead of summer season
Stay on track this summer while walking the Waitākere Ranges.
Students lend hand to monitor bush and wetland covenants
The 12-week summer internship programme provides paid full-time work, mentoring and learning opportunities for students to gain valuable work experience and apply the skills and knowledge that aligns to their field of study.
Sustainable summer holiday waste tips
Whether you’re headed to the beach or bach, or having the family round to your place, use these simple tips to avoid excess waste over the holidays.
Staying safe in Waitaramoa / Hobson Bay this summer
With the summer season upon us everyone’s looking to get out and enjoy the water. Waitaramoa / Hobson Bay is a great place to do that
Waiheke initiatives get helping hand from board
Take a look at just a few key examples from around Waiheke that will be getting a financial boost thanks to Waiheke Local Board’s latest local and multiboard grants round.
New home for Pest Free Kaipātiki
Pest Free Kaipātiki has a new home thanks to Auckland Council, Kaipātiki Local Board, and local businesses and volunteers.
Waiuku Mudlarks ask for help to stop good work going to waste
Presenting a petition to Franklin Local Board, group members Tony Ogilvie and Paul Stewart appealed for help to combat “rampant reinfestation” of mangroves in the area.
Join Celine Sumic, certified KonMari Consultant, as she discusses how you can achieve more joy in your life by creating a harmonious home.
Make Your Own Home Cleaner
Learn to make your own multi-purpose home cleaner with just 3 ingredients you can find at your local grocery store/supermarket.
Sharewaste (Tinder for Composters) - EcoFest
Get tips, and tricks on how to make this opportunity work for you and your garden!
Waiheke Community Resource Recovery Park TOUR – EcoFest
See waste reduction in action, and learn how to reduce your waste.
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.
March Composting Workshops - Free
This free workshop offers an introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins.
SWITCH UP: Sustainable Solutions
Get ready to take on the challenge with MOTAT and switch up your thinking to improve our environment.