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Community 3 Mar 2017

Meet waste champion Naomi Roberts

This WasteWise advisor's passion for helping others reduce what they send to landfill all started with the incentive of a $20 Pak'nSave voucher.

Community 3 Mar 2017

Rehabilitation through recycling

A transformative rehabilitation project at Paremoremo Auckland Prison is reducing waste sent to landfill and upskilling inmates for a life outside.

Environment 2 Mar 2017

Butterflies declare war on Waiheke weeds

The Auckland Council Biosecurity team has launched the latest in a round of biocontrol attacks on Auckland’s weeds.

Environment 1 Mar 2017

Keep the intruders out – recycle right

Are you unknowingly putting the wrong things in the wrong bins? Check out or list of common items mistakenly put in with the recycling.

Environment 24 Feb 2017

Western Springs a pocket of calm for city-dwellers

Western Springs is much loved by Aucklanders and visitors for its beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife, says Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor Mike Lee.

Community 24 Feb 2017

Upcycling at the Tip Stop Shop

Next time you visit Great Barrier Island don't forget to grab a bargain at the Aotea Community Upcycle Centre in Claris, affectionately known by locals as the Tip Stop Shop.

Environment 22 Feb 2017

Free health checks for rental properties

Landlords with rentals in the Māngere-Ōtahuhu, Whau, Puketāpapa and Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board area could be eligible for a free assessment on their properties along with help to make them warmer and more energy-efficient.

Community 22 Feb 2017

LAWA River of the Month: February

February takes us to the Arapera River, which flows into the southern arm of the Kaipara Harbour.

Events45 Results

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.

12 May 2024 - 02 Jun 2024

Ambury Regional Park Planting Day

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

04 Jun 2024

Storm Recovery Drop-In Support Service

This service is for any individuals, families and whānau who’ve been affected by the flood and la...

14 May 2024 - 04 Jun 2024

Witheford Reserve Regeneration - with Kaipātiki Project

Get involved and join us for a hands-on experience at the Witheford Reserve working bee!

07 May 2024 - 02 Jul 2024

Free After School Art and Craft Classes with the ReCreators

Ages 7-12 year olds can join after school art and craft, and upcycling classes.

05 Jun 2024

Ranger guided walk - Te Whangamaire to Henry's Scenic, Patumahoe

Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the forest habitat within the reserve as well as the cu...