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Protecting Auckland's environment

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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.

Environment 11 Oct 2017

Hunua Ranges bursting with baby kōkako

Auckland Council’s biggest ever pest control operation has chalked up a major victory for the endangered kōkako, with dozens of new chicks hatching in the Hunua Ranges this summer.

Environment 11 Oct 2017

6000 trees protected in the Unitary Plan

Central government’s removal of general tree protection in most urban areas has shifted focus on how remaining tools for protection of urban vegetation are performing.

Environment 9 Oct 2017

Bee considerate

Auckland suburbs are undergoing a bee revival as residents embrace the opportunity to host hives in their gardens.

Plans / Projects 6 Oct 2017

$1billion North Shore water quality and system improvements

Our growing focus is on improving water quality for all Aucklanders – both now and in future

Environment 29 Sep 2017

Living lightly comes naturally for Parnell family

For Vanessa King and her son Matti, living lightly runs in the family.

Environment 29 Sep 2017

9 ways you can 'live lightly'

Live Lightly shows the everyday lifestyle choices we can all make to save money, have a healthier life and care for our planet.

Events35 Results

18 May 2024 - 14 Dec 2024

Storytime - Onehunga Community Library

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

14 Jul 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

Waitawa Regional Park Planting Day

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

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...

06 Jun 2024 - 05 Sep 2024

Volunteer Welcome Day - with Kaipātiki Project

Have you ever wanted to volunteer with an environmental organisation?

03 Aug 2024

Matariki Tree Planting

Come together as a community to honour traditional Māori practices and contribute to a greener en...

03 Aug 2024

Planting for resilience: water sensitive design

Join landscape architect Nick Robinson who will discuss water sensitive design features such as g...

03 Aug 2024

Sponge Cities: resilient landscapes and water sensitive design

Join landscape architect Nick Robinson who will discuss water sensitive design features such as g...

06 Jul 2024 - 03 Aug 2024

E-Waste Drop off Day

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