Protecting Auckland's environment

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Climate action 9 Dec 2021

Auckland Council to fund seaweed farming pilot in Hauraki Gulf

Auckland Council have earmarked $1.2 million to support the success of a Hauraki Gulf seaweed pilot farm project, which if successful, would scale up regenerative ocean farming and create numerous environmentally sustainable jobs in the region.

Environment 8 Dec 2021

Plan early for waterway protection grants

Franklin farmers, lifestyle block owners, and community and environmental groups are being urged to apply for Waterways Protection Fund grants.

Community 8 Dec 2021

Recycling trial launched in Ōtara and Manurewa

A trial designed to reduce the amount of contamination going into recycling bins is set to begin after being delayed by COVID-19 restrictions.

Beaches 8 Dec 2021

Staying safe in Waitaramoa / Hobson Bay this summer

With the summer season upon us everyone’s looking to get out and enjoy the water. Waitaramoa / Hobson Bay is a great place to do that

Environment 5 Dec 2021

Sustainable summer holiday waste tips

Whether you’re headed to the beach or bach, or having the family round to your place, use these simple tips to avoid excess waste over the holidays.

Environment 3 Dec 2021

Kōkako chicks make Christmas appearance

Thanks to a 30-year project, intensive predator control and thousands of volunteer hours, the kōkako is thriving in the Hunua Ranges and is now the fourth largest population on mainland New Zealand.

Environment 3 Dec 2021

Auckland Council's feedback on government Three Waters Reform proposal

Auckland's concerns with government proposal outlined.

Kauri dieback 3 Dec 2021

Help keep kauri standing this summer

If you’re looking for a nature fix this summer, there are heaps of kauri safe places you can go across the region

Events23 Results

10 Feb 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Tahnua Torea Nature Reserve

Take a free guided walk with your community park ranger team through Glendowie's ecological treasure.

10 Feb 2022 - 26 Feb 2022

February Composting Workshops

An introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins. 

12 Feb 2022

World Wetland Day at Matuku Link

Matuku Link joins World Wetland Day with a host of activities like guided walks, bird talks and bug hunts.

22 Feb 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Manutewhau Walkway

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

26 Feb 2022

Te Ara Tahuna – Ōrewa Estuary Guided Bike Tour

A free guided ecological bike tour around the beautiful Ōrewa estuary.

08 Mar 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Puhinui Reserve, Manurewa

A free guided walk through the fascinating Puhinui Reserve.

12 Mar 2022

Repair Café

Get that item fixed rather than throwing it away.

19 Mar 2022 - 27 Mar 2022

Pest Plant Roadshow

Want to find out which weeds you should bin, bag or put in a barrel?