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Environment 20 Oct 2022

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.

Dogs 17 Oct 2022

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.

Environment 6 Oct 2022

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.

Environment 3 Oct 2022

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.

Environment 30 Sep 2022

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.

Council news 28 Sep 2022

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.

Climate action 23 Sep 2022

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.

Environment 23 Sep 2022

Website to help new ranges residents launched

A website that promotes understanding of the uniqueness of the Waitākere Ranges Heritage Area has been launched.

Events104 Results

22 Mar 2023

Joy

Join Celine Sumic, certified KonMari Consultant, as she discusses how you can achieve more joy in your life by creating a harmonious home.

22 Mar 2023

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.

22 Mar 2023

Sharewaste (Tinder for Composters) - EcoFest

Get tips, and tricks on how to make this opportunity work for you and your garden!

18 Mar 2023 - 11 Apr 2023

Waiheke Community Resource Recovery Park TOUR – EcoFest

See waste reduction in action, and learn how to reduce your waste.

18 Mar 2023 - 16 Apr 2023

EcoFest 2023

Join us for a packed programme of events, activities, installations, and workshops for people of all ages and stages of their sustainability journey.

18 Mar 2023 - 16 Apr 2023

Sustainable Food Garden: Online Course

The course takes up to six weeks to complete, although it is completely self-paced.

02 Mar 2023 - 30 Mar 2023

March Composting Workshops - Free

This free workshop offers an introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins.

01 Oct 2022 - 31 Mar 2023

SWITCH UP: Sustainable Solutions

Get ready to take on the challenge with MOTAT and switch up your thinking to improve our environment.