Protecting Auckland's environment
Clean energy on Aotea gets a $130,000 boost
Four different groups have been given funding to increase their use of solar energy in Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board’s most recent Capital Grant allocations.
Conservation dog convention will have noses to the ground
There’s 'paws’ for celebration this week as Auckland Council’s biosecurity dog team gather with their counterparts from the Department of Conservation and private contractors across the country, for a 'nose to tail' convention.
Don’t be a dumper – help protect our environment
Illegal dumping is damaging the environment as well as being an eyesore and the council is asking people to do the right thing and dispose of their waste properly.
Strengthened collaboration between Auckland’s Regional Parks and the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park a welcome step forward
Hauraki Gulf Forum Co-Chairs Nicola MacDonald and Pippa Coom have welcomed the adoption of Auckland Council’s new Regional Parks Management Plan (RPMP), which will see strengthened collaboration between Auckland’s Regional Parks and the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park.
Kororā/little penguin population gets boost from local board
Sick kororā/little penguins found washed up on North Shore beaches will soon be rehabilitated with help from a Devonport-Takapuna local board grant.
New plants for Puhinui Reserve as Auckland Council increases tree canopy in Tāmaki Makaurau
Auckland Council has kicked off the recent $13.3 million funding for tree planting across the next decade with a commemorative planting day at Puhinui Reserve.
Applications sought for Auckland climate grants
From Monday 26 September, Auckland Council will be accepting applications from organisations and community groups in the Auckland region for the newly created Auckland Climate Grant programme.
Website to help new ranges residents launched
A website that promotes understanding of the uniqueness of the Waitākere Ranges Heritage Area has been launched.
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.