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Community 28 Jun 2016

100,000 native plants for waterway development

An innovative new partnership between Auckland Council, Te Whāngai Trust and Wesley Intermediate School which will see the creation of a native nursery was launched with a pōwhiri and hui this week.

Environment 24 Jun 2016

Helensville couple NZ's top farmers

Richard and Dianne Kidd of Helensville were announced the winners of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards at the 2016 National Sustainability Showcase.

Environment 20 Jun 2016

Whitebait not as you know it - A rare find in Piha Stream

Giant Kōkopu were found during a survey organised by scientists from Auckland Council’s Biodiversity Team, NIWA and Auckland Zoo. Short jawed kokopu, another species with just a handful of populations in Auckland, were discovered in a neighbouring...

Environment 14 Jun 2016

Mauri o te Moana Award winners announced

Three environmental leaders with a deep commitment to the wellbeing of the Manukau Harbour are recipients of the first Mauri o to Moana Awards.

Environment 7 Jun 2016

5 recycling myths busted

We take a look at five of the most common myths about recycling and bust them.

Environment 3 Jun 2016

Great Barrier Island sanctuary now publicly owned

Great Barrier Local Board Chair Izzy Fordham says Glenfern offers more opportunities for conservation, education and economic outcomes for the island and the Hauraki Gulf.

Environment 25 May 2016

Would you use a self-drive car?

The Ministry of Transport has suggested that CAVs are the way to cut vehicle emissions, improve safety, and reduce congestion - particularly in Auckland.

Environment 20 May 2016

Sustainability award for Panuku

The head of sustainability at Panuku Development Auckland has been honoured with a national energy leadership award.

Events46 Results

11 May 2024 - 25 Jun 2024

Eskdale Regeneration Champions with Kaipātiki Project

Join us to help protect our unique native ecosystems and build local climate resilience.

04 May 2024 - 28 May 2024

Composting Workshop - May

Come and discover how easy it is to turn your waste into fertiliser!

20 Apr 2024 - 25 May 2024

Green Clinics Autumn 2024

Birkenhead Library has partnered with some amazing local experts to facilitate weekly Green Clini...

29 Apr 2023 - 15 Jun 2024

New Lynn Repair Café

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

18 Mar 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Repair Café

Our volunteer repairers are ready to help repair your items.

26 May 2024

Ōrākei Local Board Enviro Forum 2024

Connect and learn about different projects and initiatives with onsite stalls showcasing inspirin...

26 May 2024

Oro Ōrākei: Sound Walk

Listen to sounds created by a variety of local sound artists and musicians in response to the uni...

26 May 2024

Stream Clean Up In Rānui

We’ll work together to clear debris and rubbish, and ensure the Waiomoko Stream is in good shape