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Environment 21 Aug 2017

Great Barrier celebrates dark sky sanctuary

Hundreds of people turned out from the Great Barrier Island community to celebrate the island’s new international Dark Sky Sanctuary status on Saturday 19 August.

Environment 18 Aug 2017

Sumatran jungle coming to Auckland Zoo

The sights, sounds and smells of a tropical Sumatran rainforest will thrill visitors at a new precinct being built at Auckland Zoo.

Environment 10 Aug 2017

Shot in the arm for Hōteo River project

Green grant to help improve water quality

Environment 2 Aug 2017

Wastewater plant expansion on track

Work on expanding Watercare’s Māngere Wastewater Treatment Plant is on track to be completed by the end of the year.

Environment 26 Jul 2017

Rodney community lends a hand to help plant Kaipara River

Members of a local scout group, neighbours and other volunteers recently helped plant native trees along a stretch of the Kaipara River near the Kiwitahi Road Bridge.

Environment 25 Jul 2017

Watch out for Chinese knotweed

Chinese knotweed is a fast-growing vine that smothers all available surfaces, including plants and trees.

Community 24 Jul 2017

Blooming marvellous! Auckland Botanic Gardens receives top award

Auckland Botanic Gardens has received a Qualmark Award.

Environment 19 Jul 2017

Pack your bags, you’re leaving town

Farm Cove Intermediate School wants to send rats packing and now has the tools to do it with a grant from Howick Local Board enabling it to purchase 170 re-usable rat traps.

Events53 Results

04 Mar 2024 - 10 May 2024

Pest Free South Auckland Moth Plant Pod Competition

Get out into nature, do your bit to help te taiao and be in to win.

25 Jan 2024 - 30 Apr 2024

Remembering Jacqui Geux Exhibition

This pop-up exhibition invites visitors to gain a new appreciation for the wildlife of Aotearoa f...

19 Apr 2024

Poi Keyring Workshop

Come learn how to make your very own poi keyring, made out of recycled fabrics.

19 Apr 2024

Secrets of the Sea with Auckland Zoo - Pakuranga Library

Join our Conservation Learning team to connect to ngā taonga ō te moana and consider how you can...

19 Apr 2024 - 20 Apr 2024

Trash Fashion Workshop and Fashion Runway

This is your time to shine and show them in Epsom Library runway.

15 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Secrets Under The Sea: April School Holiday Events at Avondale Library

Come along for exciting school holiday activities.

13 Apr 2024 - 28 Apr 2024

Manukau Library School Holidays

Join us for a series of events these school holidays.

20 Apr 2024 - 25 May 2024

Green Clinics Autumn 2024

Birkenhead Library has partnered with some amazing local experts to facilitate weekly Green Clini...