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Environment 10 Aug 2017

Shot in the arm for Hōteo River project

Green grant to help improve water quality

Environment 2 Aug 2017

Wastewater plant expansion on track

Work on expanding Watercare’s Māngere Wastewater Treatment Plant is on track to be completed by the end of the year.

Environment 26 Jul 2017

Rodney community lends a hand to help plant Kaipara River

Members of a local scout group, neighbours and other volunteers recently helped plant native trees along a stretch of the Kaipara River near the Kiwitahi Road Bridge.

Environment 25 Jul 2017

Watch out for Chinese knotweed

Chinese knotweed is a fast-growing vine that smothers all available surfaces, including plants and trees.

Community 24 Jul 2017

Blooming marvellous! Auckland Botanic Gardens receives top award

Auckland Botanic Gardens has received a Qualmark Award.

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.

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!