Protecting Auckland's environment
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.
Consultation on Auckland Council’s draft Regional Parks Management Plan is now open to the public.
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.
Learn how to compost with compost bins, bokashi bins and worm farms.
Learn about backyard rat trapping and pick up a free rat trap and tunnel box.
Hear about the positive impact of being vegan for your health and the environment.
Bring your family and friends to help plant trees in Hunua and keep Auckland green.
A free community event to acknowledge the contribution of community volunteers, as well as network and share ideas.