Protecting Auckland's environment

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Conservation 26 Jan 2022

EDWard and his dotterel mates tagged for research

Two pairs of Northern New Zealand dotterels have taken up residence at Wynyard Point on land formerly occupied by the old tank farm, a site they’ve judged a prime nesting habitat.

Environment 25 Jan 2022

Plan being developed to guide management of coastal hazards at Little Shoal Bay

Your input wanted on plan to guide management of coastal hazards at Wai Manawa / Little Shoal Bay Reserve.

Waste 11 Jan 2022

Zero waste innovators get funding boost

More than thirty organisations and businesses are receiving a boost in funding from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund

Christmas 21 Dec 2021

Five ways to recycle your Christmas tree

What's the right way to throw out your Christmas tree?

Climate action 16 Dec 2021

Auckland Council supports delivery partner to reduce inner-city emissions

Auckland Council is supporting its delivery partner, Urgent Couriers, in its bid to cut inner-city emissions. The certified carbon zero courier company is aiming to take 40 to 50 tonnes of carbon emissions a year out of inner-city Auckland by replacing its city fleet of cars with electric cargo bikes.   Auckland Council General Manager Corporate Support Services Robert Irvine says the council is providing them with parking and charging stations in the basement of Te Wharau o Tāmaki Auckland House.

Community 14 Dec 2021

Wanted: Waterways to fence off

With more than 65 kilometres of rural waterway fencing behind it, Auckland Council’s Waterway Protection Fund is seeking new projects in Franklin and Papakura, with applications open from 8 February to 18 March.

Waste 13 Dec 2021

Refill your water bottle to save money

Almost every block in the Auckland city centre has a water fountain or a place that will refill your water bottle for free.

Parks / Outdoors 10 Dec 2021

Have your say on our draft management plan for regional parks

Consultation on Auckland Council’s draft Regional Parks Management Plan is now open to the public.

Events23 Results

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.

10 Feb 2022 - 26 Feb 2022

February Composting Workshops

An introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins. 

12 Feb 2022

World Wetland Day at Matuku Link

Matuku Link joins World Wetland Day with a host of activities like guided walks, bird talks and bug hunts.

22 Feb 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Manutewhau Walkway

Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the forest habitat within the reserve.

26 Feb 2022

Te Ara Tahuna – Ōrewa Estuary Guided Bike Tour

A free guided ecological bike tour around the beautiful Ōrewa estuary.

08 Mar 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Puhinui Reserve, Manurewa

A free guided walk through the fascinating Puhinui Reserve.

12 Mar 2022

Repair Café

Get that item fixed rather than throwing it away.

19 Mar 2022 - 27 Mar 2022

Pest Plant Roadshow

Want to find out which weeds you should bin, bag or put in a barrel?