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Environment 31 Oct 2017

Meet waste champion Anna Harrison

Anna from the Zero Waste Zone at Waitākere Transfer Station teaches people how to reduce waste in a fun, hands-on way.

Environment 31 Oct 2017

Ditching the disposables leads to zero waste lifestyle

When Coralie and Stephen Archer went along to an Auckland Council Waste Free Parenting workshop, they thought they’d come away with a few useful tips...

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.

Events50 Results

20 Jul 2024

Seed & Plant Swap

Make use of our seed library and share your gardening knowledge with your local community.

20 Jul 2024

Te Tātua-a-Riukiuta Native Planting Day

Join us for a day of native planting on Te Tātua-a-Riukiuta / Big King.

19 Jul 2024 - 21 Nov 2024

Repair Cafe

REPAIRS available are MENDING of clothing and textiles (yet no alterations) as well as small ELEC...

06 Jul 2024 - 03 Aug 2024

E-Waste Drop off Day

Drop off your unwanted electronic products during this drive-thru event!

01 Jul 2024 - 22 Jul 2024

Composting Workshops

Come and enjoy free workshops offering an introduction to easy ways of composting.

28 May 2024 - 17 Aug 2024

Planting Days 2024 with Kaipātiki Project

Join us as we expand and strengthen our local reserves with more native plants this year.

18 May 2024 - 14 Dec 2024

Storytime - Onehunga Community Library

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

18 May 2024 - 21 Dec 2024

Cinema Time for Kids

Get ready for adventure, laughter, and a magical time at the library!