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Environment 7 Apr 2017

WATCH: Whio bachelorette chooses her mate

Drama unfolds as Auckland Zoo's female blue duck chooses a new partner.

Environment 6 Apr 2017

Avoid swimming at beaches after heavy rain

Auckland Council recommends beachgoers wait an extra day or two before swimming or undertaking recreational activities on the water, due to the potential public health risk from high bacteria and turbidity counts.

Environment 3 Apr 2017

Kiwi to return home to Hunua Ranges

North Island brown kiwi will be released this afternoon in the Hunua Ranges, the first of their species to inhabit the area for decades.

Environment 3 Apr 2017

Councillors champion new bin service for Manukau

Manukau Ward Councillors Alf Filipaina and Fa’anānā Efeso Collins are encouraging residents to embrace rather than fear the move from rubbish bags to bins.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 3 Apr 2017

Aucklanders urged to reduce water use by 20 litres per day

This week’s storm has restricted the treatment capacity of the city’s largest water treatment plant.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 3 Apr 2017

Update: Auckland's water supply

Watercare is still dealing with the effects of the Tasman Tempest and is treating less water than normal.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 3 Apr 2017

Water update: No further need for savings

Watercare is advising Aucklanders that the need to save water has now ended, with the organisation confident they can fulfil demand.

Environment 31 Mar 2017

New era for Auckland Council maintenance

Aucklanders can expect better maintenance of their local parks, buildings and open spaces from 1 July, thanks to a move that will also save money.

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...