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Council news 4 Dec 2023

Beachcombing leads to additional caulerpa detection at Medlands Beach

Exotic caulerpa has also been detected at Medlands Beach on the east coast of Aotea Great Barrier Island – thanks to the vigilance of Auckland Council Biosecurity Advisor Karen Thode.

Council news 1 Dec 2023

Prohibited Fire Season for Hauraki Gulf Islands

Fire and Emergency NZ has declared a prohibited fire season for the Hauraki Gulf Islands, from 1 December 2023

Conservation 29 Nov 2023

1 January 2024 cutoff date to be pest free warranted

Warrants to protect biosecurity on Hauraki Gulf

Development 27 Nov 2023

Tuff Crater upgrades complete

Kaipātiki’s walkers, cyclists and nature lovers can now enjoy one of the north shore’s most unique natural features.

Zero Waste 27 Nov 2023

Auckland diverts 9 million kilos of food scraps from landfill

Aucklanders have kept nine million kilograms of food scraps out of landfill with their new rukenga kai (food scraps) collection service.

Conservation 23 Nov 2023

A 30-year history realised in a 30 month “labour of love”

Hard graft over 30 years results in a conservation success

Plans / Projects 20 Nov 2023

Board sets direction for next three years

Celebrating the rich diversity, building community and environment resilience, and honouring Māori heritage are all features of the Whau Local Board Plan 2023, which has now been finalised.

Events48 Results

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.

11 May 2024 - 25 Jun 2024

Eskdale Regeneration Champions with Kaipātiki Project

Join us to help protect our unique native ecosystems and build local climate resilience.

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.

24 Jun 2024 - 06 Jul 2024

Finding the Stars - Northcote

Come along to a FREE ‘UV blacklight’ treasure hunt competition!

10 Jun 2024 - 16 Dec 2024

Garden Club

Learn more about Papatūānuku (Mother Earth) and how to tend to her garden bed.

06 Jun 2024 - 25 Jun 2024

Nature by Night Tours

This 1-hour guided night tour at our local park concludes with a cup of hot chocolate to warm up.

07 May 2024 - 02 Jul 2024

Free After School Art and Craft Classes with the ReCreators

Ages 7-12 year olds can join after school art and craft, and upcycling classes.