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Environment 29 Feb 2024

Planting hope in Rānui flax garden

Rānui local weavers now have a new pā harakeke (flax garden) which will provide access to the natural resource and taonga (treasure), thanks to the support from Henderson-Massey Local Board.

Conservation 27 Feb 2024

Showing off their sleuthing skills to Hawaiian mates!

Auckland Council’s biosecurity dog team is demonstrating their skills to their Hawaiian counterparts.

Environment 26 Feb 2024

New report reveals state of freshwater fish species in Auckland region

Secretive and mysterious - what lies beneath our waterways?

Environment 21 Feb 2024

Sunny skies, new methods: Tara Iti thrives, New Zealand's rarest bird

The tara iti/New Zealand fairy tern – our most endangered bird with fewer than 40 remaining – has celebrated a record-breaking summer breeding season.

Conservation 21 Feb 2024

Auckland Council initiative to transform golf courses into biodiversity havens

The collaborative project has brought together 22 golf courses and their neighbouring communities to connect these green spaces with collective care for the environment.

Environment 20 Feb 2024

Auckland Council warns public to avoid black algae on two Waiheke Island beaches and Kawakawa Bay

The public are advised not wade in the water or touch the algal material at the affected beaches. 

Pest plants 14 Feb 2024

Caulerpa update shows active response

A new report shows the work being done to respond to invasive marine pest, exotic Caulerpa.

Cleaning up our environment 14 Feb 2024

Mangrove survey launched

Few plants spark as much debate as mangroves. A survey is underway to find out more.

Events48 Results

22 Jun 2024

Love and Remix your Leftovers Workshop - Waiuku Library

Learn new ideas to use up those forgotten ingredients hiding at the back of your fridge and pantr...

22 Jun 2024

Matariki Stars - Creative Kids

Come and celebrate Matariki with EcoMatters and author/artist Emma Hinton in this contemplative c...

22 Jun 2024 - 29 Jun 2024

Different Dinners at Te Manawa - easy, healthy meals on a budget

Come and get inspired and learn how to cook some delicious, easy-to-prepare plant-based meals in...

16 Jun 2024 - 22 Jun 2024

Hunua Ranges Regional Park Planting Day

Bring your family and friends to help plant trees and keep Auckland green.

09 Jun 2024 - 14 Jul 2024

Shakespear Regional Park Planting Day

Join rangers and volunteers for a fun exciting day out on our regional parks.

28 May 2024 - 17 Aug 2024

Planting Days 2024 with Kaipātiki Project

Join us as we expand and strengthen our local reserves with more native plants this year.

18 May 2024 - 14 Dec 2024

Storytime - Onehunga Community Library

Delight as our librarians, and occasionally authors or special guests, share enchanting tales.

28 Oct 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Northcote Greenway Regeneration - with Kaipātiki Project

Join us in this endeavour to regenerate this new, nature-based community space.