Protecting Auckland's environment

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Environment 17 May 2016

Vibrant orchids on display at the Wintergarden

Vibrant orchids are on display in the Auckland Domain Wintergardens through autumn and winter.

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.

Events37 Results

07 Jul 2022

Love Food Hate Waste – Cooking Creatively With Most Wasted Foods – Bread & Fruit

Learn about effective food storage and handy tips of reducing food waste, meal planning and buying food.

09 Jul 2022

Community Planting Day – Ōrewa Estuary

Help get more native plants in the ground.

09 Jul 2022

Planting Day – Ōrewa Estuary

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

09 Jul 2022 - 17 Jul 2022

Community Planting – Karaka Cove

Auckland Council, Hibiscus and Bays Local Board and Forest and Bird are holding a public planting day.

09 Jul 2022 - 10 Dec 2022

Volunteering and Learning Series: Te Ara Awataha

Transform a once neglected urban stream area into an abundant and biodiverse natural reserve.

02 Jul 2022 - 14 Jul 2022

July Composting Workshops

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

10 Jul 2022

Matariki Community Planting Day

Help the Mahurangi Land Restoration Programme plant some native plants.

10 Jul 2022 - 17 Jul 2022

Ambury Regional Park Planting Day

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