Protecting Auckland's environment

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Environment 11 Dec 2015

Community recycling centre planned for Albert-Eden

A site in the Albert-Eden Local Board area is to be a new resource recovery facility.

Environment 9 Dec 2015

Weed-killing beetles on a mission

Nearly 400 beetles were released into a Birkenhead reserve this week with one mission.

Environment 7 Dec 2015

Auckland free of Queensland fruit fly

MPI has confirmed that Auckland is now free of the Queensland fruit fly.

Community 1 Dec 2015

Flaxing lyrical about Pā harakeke

A project that weaves together traditional practices and environmental benefits is under way at Walmer Reserve in Point Chevalier.

Environment 30 Nov 2015

Parks go smokefree in Upper Harbour

Upper Harb​our Local Board has moved to make its 10 most popular local parks and reserves smokefree.

Community 27 Nov 2015

Pilot of all-access restrooms in council offices planned

As a way of acknowledging the diversity of Auckland Council's staff and visitors and their individual needs, the council is looking into a pilot programme to introduce ‘all-access’ restrooms.

Environment 24 Nov 2015

Preparing Auckland for rising sea levels

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has released a report on sea level rise, with recommendations for an overhaul of the way New Zealand is preparing for the impacts of climate change.

Business / Economy 24 Nov 2015

Port Future Study consultants appointed

A group of independent consultants has been chosen to identify and evaluate options for the long-term future of Auckland’s port.

Events45 Results

08 Oct 2022

The Shakespear Family, Park and Sanctuary

Hear about the settlement of the land by Māori as well as the use by New Zealand armed forces during the second world war.

01 Oct 2022 - 29 Oct 2022

Eskdale Restoration Champions with Kaipātiki Project

Volunteer and help to stop the spread of pest plants.

01 Oct 2022 - 30 Oct 2022

E-Bike Experience

Learn to ride electric bikes.

01 Oct 2022 - 30 Oct 2022

Free Guided Bike Rides

Get on a free guided bike ride and discover our region

10 Sep 2022 - 26 Nov 2022

Green Clinics @ Birkenhead Library

Local enviro experts are looking forward to answering questions about climate action, waste minimisation and more.

10 Sep 2022 - 10 Dec 2022

Volunteering and Learning Series: Te Ara Awataha

Transform a once neglected urban stream area into an abundant and biodiverse natural reserve.

09 Oct 2022 - 16 Oct 2022

Harakeke Raranga (Weaving) for Beginners with Kaipātiki Project

Over the three days, students will learn all the basics needed to start your raranga journey.

10 Oct 2022 - 11 Oct 2022

2035 Oceania Summit

This Summit is designed to help address the existential threat posed by climate change.