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Waste 15 Oct 2021

Lockdown no dampener for recycling truck fires

Hazardous waste in recycling bins has caused a truck fire – another challenge essential workers would rather not be facing under Alert Level 3.

Environment 1 Oct 2021

Apply now - Rodney Healthy Harbours Waterways Fund

Rodney Local Board's Healthy Harbours and Waterways Fund, open 4 October to 26 November, provides funds to improve water quality by fencing stock out of the area’s streams and harbours.

Conservation 1 Oct 2021

Aspiring novice eager to find new role in pest detection

Biosecurity dog team welcome Watson

Conservation 29 Sep 2021

Jobs for Nature injects funds to support Kawau Island project

A $4.85m project to target the eradication of rats, stoats and possums on Kawau Island in the Hauraki Gulf has received an injection of $1.3m from the Government’s Jobs for Nature Fund through Predator Free 2050 Ltd.

Updated 29 September 2021
Plans / Projects 29 Sep 2021

Explainer: Kennedy Point marina consent

The consent process for the construction of a marina at Kennedy Point explained.

Beaches 22 Sep 2021

Help offered to pay for wastewater checks

Healthy Waters has a discount scheme for Franklin residents to check their wastewatrer systems are running correctly.

Environment 17 Sep 2021

Illegal dumping continues to blight Howick

Illegal dumping is a problem across the Auckland region, but with Thomas Road in Flatbush becoming a hot-spot, Howick Local Board Chair Adele White wants it stopped.

Conservation 15 Sep 2021

Injection of funding to fast-track kauri dieback work programme

Auckland Council has been successful in securing $1.9m over two years from the DOC administered Jobs for Nature Fund to support kauri dieback work in the region.

Events21 Results

24 Jan 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Beachlands Maraetai Walkway

Take a free guided walk with the community parks team along a stunning stretch of coast between Maraetai and Beachlands.

24 Jan 2022 - 18 Apr 2022

Whale Tales 2022 Art Trail

An immersive public art trail is surfacing in Tāmaki Makaurau.

12 Nov 2021 - 01 May 2022

I Am Island And Sea

Lightboxes glow, the Earth speaks and the voices of Tāmaki Makaurau's young people guide you through this exhibition.

22 Jan 2022 - 31 Jan 2022

January Composting Workshops

Join one of these online and composting Zoom workshops and events during January.

29 Jan 2022

Hauraki Broo Book Launch with Suzy Cato

A special story time session with Suzy Cato.

01 Feb 2022 - 28 Feb 2022

Aotearoa Bike Challenge 2022

It's fun, free and a great way to enjoy the summer months by bike.

03 Feb 2022

World Wetlands Day Motu Manawa Marine Reserve

An educational kayak trip though the beautiful Motu Manawa marine reserve. 

10 Feb 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Tahnua Torea Nature Reserve

Take a free guided walk with your community park ranger team through Glendowie's ecological treasure.