Protecting Auckland's environment
Marty 'nose' the importance of island biosecurity
While working the waterfront in the early hours of Sunday morning, Marty the English Springer’s nose began to twitch, and he knew something was amiss.
Plant assessment gives direction to council conservation
For the first time, Auckland Council has led an assessment of the threat status of vascular plants in the region using the New Zealand Threat Classification System. It’s a comprehensive look at the population size and trends of native species as well as identifying some of the key pressures facing them.
Troops needed for war on moth plant
Moth plant is a pest that is taking hold across the city.
Get on board – waste-wise tips for boaties
Auckland Council is appealing to boaties and leisure craft users to be waste-wise on the water this summer to conserve our oceans and coastlines.
Waste and litter-busting tips for summer
To keep our public spaces beautiful, Auckland Council is encouraging everyone to put litter in its place while out and about.
Public holiday rubbish and recycling collection reminder
Over the holiday season, rubbish, recycling and food scraps collections will be one day later than usual after a public holiday - with some exceptions.
Te Ara Awataha Northcote Greenway nears completion
A large part of Te Ara Awataha – Northcote’s new greenway – has been completed this month thanks to an ongoing collaboration between Kaipātiki Local Board, Eke Panuku, Mana Whenua, Healthy Waters, Kāinga Ora and local stakeholders.
Pest-free focus making good business sense for commercial boaties
From conservation to vessel performance, commercial boat operators are increasingly finding biosecurity is good business practice.
Creepy Crawly Night Time Stream Explore – EcoFest
Bring a flashlight & wear sturdy shoes to explore Creepy Crawlies in Te Toki Reserve.
Grow Your Own Greens - Blockhouse Bay Library
Learn practical tips for reducing food waste and clever storage ideas to keep your food fresh for longer.
Just Eat It - Movie Screening: Avondale
The couple dive into the issue of waste, from farm to retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge.
The Beauty of Bamboo
Join us for a day learning from a skilled designer and craftsperson.
Waipapa Stream - EcoFest
Meet our regular volunteers and help us regenerate the natural ecosystem surrounding the stream.
Eskdale Restoration Day - EcoFest
Learn, make friends, care for the earth, and explore nature.