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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.

Environment 18 Jul 2017

Devonport leads pest-free campaign

The Pest-Free 2050 goal sees Devonport leading the way by tackling a rat problem along the peninsula.

Environment 14 Jul 2017

Potential new native flower species blooms from Waterview Connection

A small, pale pink flower blooming from cracks and crevices along Auckland's Oakley Creek has caught the eye of botanists who believe it may be a new, previously unidentified native species of geranium.

Development 13 Jul 2017

What are green buildings?

Auckland Council’s chief sustainability officer, John Mauro, has spoken to the New Zealand Herald about the benefits of green buildings.

Environment 13 Jul 2017

Long grass on motorway verges helping keep dotterels safe

The NZ Transport Agency is deliberately letting the grass grow long on some verges along the Northern Motorway to help protect endangered dotterels in the area.

Environment 7 Jul 2017

Conservation hero is saving pollinators

OurAuckland talks to Andrea Reid, the creator and champion of the Pollinator Paths movement.

Plans / Projects 7 Jul 2017

The people of People's Panel: Russell

OurAuckland chats to Russell about being a People's Panel member.

Environment 5 Jul 2017

Waste levy should increase, council says

A collaborative industry report is advocating for a gradual increase over time of the national waste levy.

Events46 Results

11 May 2024 - 25 Jun 2024

Eskdale Regeneration Champions with Kaipātiki Project

Join us to help protect our unique native ecosystems and build local climate resilience.

04 May 2024 - 28 May 2024

Composting Workshop - May

Come and discover how easy it is to turn your waste into fertiliser!

20 Apr 2024 - 25 May 2024

Green Clinics Autumn 2024

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

29 Apr 2023 - 15 Jun 2024

New Lynn Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

18 Mar 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Repair Café

Our volunteer repairers are ready to help repair your items.

26 May 2024

Ōrākei Local Board Enviro Forum 2024

Connect and learn about different projects and initiatives with onsite stalls showcasing inspirin...

26 May 2024

Oro Ōrākei: Sound Walk

Listen to sounds created by a variety of local sound artists and musicians in response to the uni...

26 May 2024

Stream Clean Up In Rānui

We’ll work together to clear debris and rubbish, and ensure the Waiomoko Stream is in good shape