Protecting Auckland's environment

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Community 12 May 2016

Cleaning up Ōtara's waterways and lake

The Ōtara Creek Community Planting Day on 28 May will kick off a wider community effort and strategy to bring about change in the Ōtara waterways and lake.

Environment 7 May 2016

Keeping kiwi safe on our pest-free Gulf islands

Auckland’s Motutapu Island has welcomed some new arrivals recently, as five kiwi have been introduced to the pest-free island.

Environment 3 May 2016

Seagull rescue comes off without a hitch

It was a quiet day. Kim Clarke, a swimming pool inspector with the Building Control department, was going about her usual work day when she got the call.

Environment 29 Apr 2016

Creeping fuchsia at the Botanic Gardens

The blue pollen of these rare fuchsia are a treat for visitors to the Botanic Gardens.

Educational 29 Apr 2016

Survey shows Kiwis want to combat kauri dieback

Almost 90 per cent of all those surveyed by Colmar Brunton agreed that it is “important” or “very important” to manage kauri dieback, even given the other threats to kauri forests.

Community 29 Apr 2016

Plan A, B and C is Earth!

Enter the gates at Sylvia Park School and you’ll be amazed at what students there have created.

Environment 29 Apr 2016

Discover ‘Cook’s Scurvy Grass’ at the Botanic Gardens

Nau, or ‘Cook’s Scurvy Grass’, is one of the many coastal herbs which would have helped rid Captain Cook’s crew of scurvy.

Environment 28 Apr 2016

Lonely duck languishes for love

Staff at Auckland Domain are playing cupid for one lonely duck who has lost her mate.

Events40 Results

02 Jul 2022

Micro-Gardening Workshop

Learn how to sustainably grow your own healthy kai on a micro scale at this free workshop.

02 Jul 2022

Planting Day – Amorino Park

Come and lend a hand, and help create more habitat for our unique native flora and fauna.

02 Jul 2022 - 14 Jul 2022

July Composting Workshops

Learn how to compost with compost bins, bokashi bins and worm farms.

02 Jul 2022 - 13 Aug 2022

Tūpuna Maunga Community Planting Days

Help to restore native vegetation and habitat for native wildlife at these planting days.

02 Jul 2022 - 27 Aug 2022

EAA16: Estuary Art and Ecology Award 2022

The only contemporary art award in Aotearoa New Zealand with ecology at its core.

25 Jun 2022 - 23 Jul 2022

Waitawa Regional Park Planting Day

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

03 Jul 2022

Community Planting Day – Te Whau Walkway

Help with planting at Te Whau Walkway in Snells Beach.

03 Jul 2022

Guided Walk along Oakley Creek / Te Auaunga Awa

Take a walk at Oakley Creek / Te Auaunga Awa, one of Auckland’s longest urban streams.