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Parks / Outdoors 1 May 2017

Little spotted kiwi are back!

Twenty little spotted kiwi are making themselves at home following their release into Shakespear Open Sanctuary at the weekend.

Parks / Outdoors 26 Apr 2017

Love is in the air for 20 little spotted kiwi

Love will be in the air when Auckland Council reintroduces 20 single little spotted kiwi to Shakespear Open Sanctuary on Saturday 29 April.

Community 24 Apr 2017

Meet Waste Champion Green Jon

Waitākere Community Recycling Centre project manager Jon Morgan, known better as 'Green Jon', is keen to see local consumers become zero-waste champions.

Environment 20 Apr 2017

Flagship recycling centre in Waiuku set for major upgrade

Auckland’s first Community Recycling Centre is undergoing extensive renovations to renew the centre and expand the facilities.

Community 18 Apr 2017

Bharatiya Mandir eyes up zero-waste future

One of Auckland’s largest Hindu temples has embarked on a zero-waste journey and hopes to influence its community of thousands in the process.

Environment 11 Apr 2017

Lysaght Building receives ‘excellent’ score for energy efficiency

A revamped heritage building has become the first property in Wynyard Quarter to receive an ‘excellent’ score for energy efficiency.

Community 10 Apr 2017

Help these harvesters make the most of windfall

A charity that picks and distributes fresh fruit and preserves to food banks is on the hunt for volunteers.

Walkways 10 Apr 2017

Tread carefully to keep our kauri standing

If you're out exploring Waitākere Ranges Regional Park this Easter and school holidays, please remember to use footwear cleaning stations to help protect our precious forest giants from kauri dieback disease.

Events45 Results

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Pukekohe Repair Café

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

03 Mar 2024

Chip Packet Project Talk & Demonstration

Come along to watch & join us as we turn foil chip packets into survival blankets useful for home...

03 Mar 2024

Wonderful World of Marine Food Webs with MERC for Seaweek

Learn about food webs and how the different weird & wonderful animals of the Hauraki Gulf are con...

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.

05 Mar 2024

Ranger guided walk - Puhinui Reserve, Manurewa

Park rangers will guide you through a protected and restricted conservation area of significant s...

28 Oct 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Northcote Greenway Regeneration - with Kaipātiki Project

Join us in this endeavour to regenerate this new, nature-based community space.

07 Mar 2024

Wonderful World of Marine Food Webs

Join members of the MERC team to explore the weird, wonderful and fragile animals of the Hauraki...

08 Mar 2024

Ranger guided walk - Kepa Bush, Mission Bay

Learn about the special native flora and fauna that call this forest remnant home, as well as the...