Protecting Auckland's environment
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.
A natural solution to weed control
A selection of local parks across Auckland were included in a three-month trial with Auckland Council maintenance contractors working to determine the value of vinegar as a natural, more environmentally friendly weed control option.
Another successful kauri dieback prosecution ahead of summer season
Stay on track this summer while walking the Waitākere Ranges.
Students lend hand to monitor bush and wetland covenants
The 12-week summer internship programme provides paid full-time work, mentoring and learning opportunities for students to gain valuable work experience and apply the skills and knowledge that aligns to their field of study.
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.
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
Eco Art Botanical Monoprinting - EcoFest
Come along for a bush walk, identifying important native species as we gather interesting plant materials from the forest floor.
Celebrate Te Ara Awataha Greenway, Northcote
It will be a fun day of live music, entertainment, kai, and community participation to celebrate the completed sections of Te Ara Awataha.
DIY Drought-Tolerant Garden Beds
We will get hands-on, building this bed to be used by the community within EcoMatters organic teaching garden.
Food Preservation Workshop and Love Your Leftovers - Avondale
Feed your family for less by loving your leftovers, with hints on how to create delicious and nutritious dishes from common leftovers.
Native Plant Propagation
Collect native plant seeds, sowing them, and other native plant nursery techniques.
Seasonal Pulse Autumn: Organics And Kaitiakitanga
You will develop skills to enable greater awareness of the land you are working with and meet some great folks along the way.
Urban Ark and the Maungawhau Ecological Halo
Listen to Phil Simpson on how to protect and enhance the diversity of native plants and animals.