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Cycling 31 Oct 2017

Auckland Council’s zero-waste leading the world

Auckland Council has been globally recognised by the C40 Cities Awards 2017 as one of the most innovative councils in the world for climate change action.

Environment 31 Oct 2017

5 ways to improve biodiversity

Our native flora and fauna is a taonga that does much to define us as a nation but we need to tackle the big questions around its future management.

Environment 27 Oct 2017

Mayor commits to a greener Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff attended a Together4Climate event in Paris alongside 11 mayors from major cities.

Parks / Outdoors 22 Oct 2017

Not your average superhero

Meet Janine Nillesen - one of our hardworking rangers at Ambury Regional Park.

Environment 18 Oct 2017

Starting your spring planting? Read these Conservation Week tips first!

Conservation Week 2017 is underway. It's cool to remember that what we plant can have a real impact on native species – with the right plants in place your garden could become a safe haven for birds, insects and even lizards!

Environment 18 Oct 2017

Healthy Hunua

Three years on from the first range-wide pest management operation in the Hunua Ranges, the council will apply 1080 to the parkland and some neighbouring DOC and private land.

Parks / Outdoors 17 Oct 2017

Quiz: How much of a conservation expert are you?

Put your knowledge to the test this Conservation Week (14-22 October).

Environment 12 Oct 2017

Butterflies flutter by at Blockhouse Bay

Following an agreement with Whau Local Board, the Moths and Butterflies of New Zealand Trust will establish a butterfly garden in Blockhouse Bay Recreation Reserve.

Events46 Results

28 Apr 2024 - 29 May 2024

The Big Bike Film Night 2024

The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission- bringing the best cycling short films from around the wo...

26 Mar 2024 - 17 Dec 2024

Community Chip Packet Project Strip Fusing

Join us with a sense of charitable camaraderie to help fuse clean chip packets together to create...

01 Jun 2024

Community Planting Day with Tūpuna Maunga Authority

Join us for a day of native planting on Ōhinerau / Mt Hobson.

01 Jun 2024 - 29 Jun 2024

Composting Workshops - June

Reduce your waste and turn your organic matter into fertiliser using simple composting systems.

18 May 2024 - 14 Dec 2024

Storytime - Onehunga Community Library

Delight as our librarians, and occasionally authors or special guests, share enchanting tales.

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Ōrewa Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Pukekohe Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

02 Jun 2024 - 04 Aug 2024

Tāwharanui Regional Park Planting Day

Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.