Protecting Auckland's environment
Natural habitat to benefit from Stanmore Bay project
An underground stream in Stanmore Bay is to see daylight again, and offer improved recreational use, thanks to a partnership between Auckland Council and a housing developer.
Road sealing begins in Rodney
Road sealing has begun on Takatu Road in Rodney courtesy of Auckland Transport.
Stormy weather brings out our defences
On Wednesday 23 March more than 100,000 people viewed the OurAuckland website and metservice.com to get up to date information about a predicted storm and its impact on Auckland.
Drop off the grid on Great Barrier
Registrations are now open for Great Barrier Local Board’s Off the Grid event, which takes place from 12 to 15 May.
Fighting the war on Waitākere weeds
Waitākere Ranges Local Board is continuing to carry out its weed management plan, and has declared climbing asparagus ‘enemy number one’.
Auckland: Where Brown is green
Livability means sustainability is high on Auckland’s agenda with the recent appointment of a Chief Sustainability Officer among other initiatives.
Get involved in a community programme
Did you know Auckland Council has a number of great environmental programmes available in your local community?
Compost Hub & Teaching Garden Open Day - EcoFest
Pop in and see how you can be part of our volunteering crew or compost with us.
DIY Bokashi Composting Workshop - New Lynn
Judy Keats will demonstrate Bokashi composting and how to create your own system, which you can take home with you.
Surfdale Food Forest Working Bee – EcoFest
All are welcome; bring snacks to share for morning tea!
Visible Mending Workshop with Cher– EcoFest
Come and learn different visible mending techniques with Cher so you can keep wearing your favourite garment and save it from going to landfill.
Waiheke Collective Pestival – EcoFest
Join us for a fun and educational day celebrating Waiheke’s journey to a healthy and thriving natural environment.
Native Plant Nursery Workshop
The seeds you nurture will be used in stream restoration projects in the local area.
Baby In Sync: The emotionally connected baby
Learn the practical, financial and environmental benefits of having a nappy-free, or partially nappy-free, baby or toddler.