Protecting Auckland's environment
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.
Removal of notable pōhutukawa brings $52,500 fine
In a recent Auckland District Court decision, property owner Cole Arnott was fined $52,500 for breaching tree protection rules under the Resource Management Act 1991.
Attracting shorebirds back to Tahuna Torea
A 3D printed pied stilt (poaka) decoy is being used to attract shorebirds.
Auckland Council helps build resilience in rural communities
Facing the prospect of further dry summers, Auckland Council has established 21 permanent community water sites around rural Auckland to help mitigate the situation and assist with future drought management. A further ten sites are to be added when the project is complete.
Science could help protect milk tree
Franklin Local Board has granted landowner approval for an Auckland University researcher to pick leaves and take samples from rare streblus banksii trees. The project is part of a thesis looking into the genetic and morphological diversity of the species in the Auckland region to better conserve it.
Hunua pest control programme complete
Auckland Council’s 1080 programme in the Hunua Ranges area has reached an important milestone with parkland reopening after the final bait application with the Hunua Ranges, Waharau and Whakatiwai regional parks reopening on Sunday 13 November.
Manurewa welcomes new Community Recycling Centre
Auckland’s newest Community Recycling Centre in Manurewa is now open and is focussing on reusing and repurposing unwanted household items to keep them out of landfill.
Manurewa Guided Walks
Get introduced to safe walking routes through the community and gentle nature paths to enjoy with loved ones.
Te Atatū South Repair Café
Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you for free.
Birkenhead War Memorial Planting Day - Kaipātiki
Join us for a fun-filled morning of planting trees and creating a greener environment.
Centennial Park Planting Day | Hibiscus and Bays
Help restore Centennial Park's native forest.
Matheson Bay Planting Day, Rodney
Join us as we explore the natural wonders of Matheson Bay, discuss local conservation efforts, and discover ways to protect and preserve our environment.
Pop-Up Community Recycling Centre: Red Hill
Together, we can make a positive impact on the environment and create a sustainable, circular future.
June Compost Collective Events - Free
Come and discover how easy it is to turn your waste into fertiliser!