Protecting Auckland's environment
Construction is underway on a $22m wastewater pipeline that will reduce the risk of overflows into local waterways like Kaipatiki Creek, improve access and service issues and cater for population growth in the Bayview and Beach Haven areas.
Arguably the most notorious pest weed to have escaped into the wild, tradescantia causes considerable damage to the natural environment, spreading along streams by water movement, infesting waterways and smothering native species.
We need trees everywhere: in our streets, parks, playgrounds, shopping areas, places of work and around our homes - and Auckland Council’s Urban Ngahere Strategy is making that happen.
Walmsley and Underwood Park, Totara Park and North Shore Memorial Park have joined seven other Auckland Council parks as being recognised as some of the best green spaces in the world in the annual Green Flag Awards.
The call has gone out for neighbours to band together and eradicate animal predators in the Long Bay-Awaruku catchment area, which borders Long Bay-Okura Marine Reserve and Long Bay Regional Park.