Protecting Auckland's environment

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Beaches 24 Nov 2015

Auckland swimming beaches among safest in world

Auckland Council’s water quality monitoring programme, Safeswim, begins for the season.

Parks / Outdoors 24 Nov 2015

Photo gallery: Waikumete wildflowers

Throughout historic Waikumete Cemetery, summer wildflowers bloom.

Environment 24 Nov 2015

Clean record at Westhaven Marina 

Westhaven Marina has been re-certified under the Clean Marina programme.

Community 24 Nov 2015

Winning the battle against graffiti vandalism   

Incidents of tagging have reduced since the council's graffiti vandalism prevention service was set up.

Transport 24 Nov 2015

Five years of progress in Franklin

Franklin Local Board has taken the bull by the horns and delivered some great local wins in its first five years.

Environment 24 Nov 2015

Council’s commitment to energy savings

Auckland Council has announced a commitment to improve the way it uses energy, as part of a three-year partnership with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).

Environment 17 Nov 2015

Awards open to Auckland farmers

Auckland Council has partnered with the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust, so that the region’s farmers and horticulturists are eligible to enter the 2016 Ballance Farm Environment Awards – with entries open until 31 October.

Environment 17 Nov 2015

Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill planting symbol of new Auckland

A tree will soon again stand on the tihi (summit) of Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill.

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.