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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.

Environment 31 Mar 2017

Help us work towards a predator-free Waiheke

Waiheke Local Board encourages everyone to do their bit to help eliminate pests from Waiheke Island.

Events46 Results

28 Apr 2024 - 29 May 2024

The Big Bike Film Night 2024

The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission- bringing the best cycling short films from around the wo...

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...

01 Jun 2024

Community Planting Day with Tūpuna Maunga Authority

Join us for a day of native planting on Ōhinerau / Mt Hobson.

01 Jun 2024 - 29 Jun 2024

Composting Workshops - June

Reduce your waste and turn your organic matter into fertiliser using simple composting systems.

18 May 2024 - 14 Dec 2024

Storytime - Onehunga Community Library

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

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Ōrewa Repair Café

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

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.

02 Jun 2024 - 04 Aug 2024

Tāwharanui Regional Park Planting Day

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