Protecting Auckland's environment

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Waste 11 Jan 2022

Zero waste innovators get funding boost

More than thirty organisations and businesses are receiving a boost in funding from Auckland Council’s Waste Minimisation Innovation Fund

Christmas 21 Dec 2021

Five ways to recycle your Christmas tree

What's the right way to throw out your Christmas tree?

Climate action 16 Dec 2021

Auckland Council supports delivery partner to reduce inner-city emissions

Auckland Council is supporting its delivery partner, Urgent Couriers, in its bid to cut inner-city emissions. The certified carbon zero courier company is aiming to take 40 to 50 tonnes of carbon emissions a year out of inner-city Auckland by replacing its city fleet of cars with electric cargo bikes.   Auckland Council General Manager Corporate Support Services Robert Irvine says the council is providing them with parking and charging stations in the basement of Te Wharau o Tāmaki Auckland House.

Community 14 Dec 2021

Wanted: Waterways to fence off

With more than 65 kilometres of rural waterway fencing behind it, Auckland Council’s Waterway Protection Fund is seeking new projects in Franklin and Papakura, with applications open from 8 February to 18 March.

Waste 13 Dec 2021

Refill your water bottle to save money

Almost every block in the Auckland city centre has a water fountain or a place that will refill your water bottle for free.

Parks / Outdoors 10 Dec 2021

Have your say on our draft management plan for regional parks

Consultation on Auckland Council’s draft Regional Parks Management Plan is now open to the public.

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.

Events49 Results

28 May 2022

May Composting Workshops

Learn how to compost with compost bins, bokashi bins and worm farms.

28 May 2022

Pest Free Urban South Hub Day

Learn about backyard rat trapping and pick up a free rat trap and tunnel box.

28 May 2022

Repair Café Pukekohe

Bring your broken things along and we'll help you repair them.

28 May 2022

Vegan Living Talk

Hear about the positive impact of being vegan for your health and the environment.

29 May 2022

Hunua Ranges Regional Park – Hunua Falls Planting Day

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

29 May 2022

Ōrākei Enviro Forum

A free community event to acknowledge the contribution of community volunteers, as well as network and share ideas.

02 Jun 2022 - 28 Jun 2022

June Composting Workshops

Composting workshops for the whole family.

04 Jun 2022

DIY Re-useable Bags Workshop

With the help of the Wastewise team turn your old clothes into re-useable bags.