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Council news 16 Nov 2023

Rāhui on Waitematā Harbour lifted as water quality improves

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei – the tangata whenua and ahi kā of central Tāmaki Makaurau – held a karakia at Ōkahu Bay Thursday morning to formally lift the rāhui over Waitematā Harbour.

Community 15 Nov 2023

Board adopts plan for future of the shore

The environment and water quality in the Devonport-Takapuna area are two major focus points in the local board’s plan for the next three years.

Plans / Projects 15 Nov 2023

Kaipātiki plan now in place

The 2023 Kaipātiki Local Board Plan has now been formally adopted, providing an essential road map for the board’s decision-making over the next three years.  

Development 10 Nov 2023

'Head in the sand' and 'accident waiting to happen' costs developers hefty fines

Developers slapped with fines for breaches of the Resource Management Act

Council news 3 Nov 2023

Improving Auckland’s water quality through your targeted rates

In Auckland, we’ve seen our relationship with water challenged. Auckland Council’s Water Quality Targeted Rate offers a dedicated programme to protect Auckland’s waterways.

Council news 3 Nov 2023

How your targeted rates are working to protect the environment

We know Aucklanders love our natural environment. Targeted rates are ring-fenced for the purpose they are collected and the Natural Environment Targeted Rate is one of the ways we protect our environment.

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Beaches 30 Oct 2023

Dotty dotterel for Bird of the Century – vote me!

I'm endangered, look after me - vote me for Bird of the Century

Environment 26 Oct 2023

Come on and give food scraps a go

If you haven’t noticed the smaller addition to Auckland Council’s household bin family, why not take a stroll up your street on collection day.

Events53 Results

02 Mar 2024 - 30 Mar 2024

Composting Workshops

Come and discover how easy it is to turn your waste into fertiliser.

17 Feb 2024 - 23 Mar 2024

Exhibition: 'Tu'u tu'u i le loloto: Take it to the deep' by Delicia Sampero

The expression Tu'u tu'u i le loloto is a proverb referring to fishermen taking their nets to the...

25 Jan 2024 - 30 Apr 2024

Remembering Jacqui Geux Exhibition

This pop-up exhibition invites visitors to gain a new appreciation for the wildlife of Aotearoa f...

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Ōrewa Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Pukekohe Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

03 Mar 2024

Chip Packet Project Talk & Demonstration

Come along to watch & join us as we turn foil chip packets into survival blankets useful for home...

03 Mar 2024

Wonderful World of Marine Food Webs with MERC for Seaweek

Learn about food webs and how the different weird & wonderful animals of the Hauraki Gulf are con...

04 Mar 2024 - 10 May 2024

Pest Free South Auckland Moth Plant Pod Competition

Get out into nature, do your bit to help te taiao and be in to win.