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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.

Environment 21 Feb 2024

Changes to your kerbside recycling collection – get across the new standards

To help Aotearoa become a circular economy where materials are re-used as much as possible, there are now new nationwide standards for recycling.

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.

Conservation 7 Feb 2024

Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara gift name to gecko

Rediscovered gecko gifted te reo name of korowai gecko

Beaches 2 Feb 2024

Recovery team steps in to protect beach

Watercare is working hard to repair a pipe that has failed, closing Howick Beach.

Events43 Results

30 Jan 2024 - 27 Feb 2024

Ngā Wāhanga o te Tau: Raumati (Seasons of the Year: Summer)

Join us in the 360-degree planetarium for a live presenter-led show on Māori astronomy.

16 Jan 2024 - 27 Feb 2024

Eskdale Regeneration Champions with Kaipātiki Project

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

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Ōrewa Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Pukekohe Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

03 Mar 2024

Chip Packet Project Talk & Demonstration

Come along to watch & join us as we turn foil chip packets into survival blankets useful for home...

05 Mar 2024

Ranger guided walk - Puhinui Reserve, Manurewa

Park rangers will guide you through a protected and restricted conservation area of significant s...

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.

08 Mar 2024

Ranger guided walk - Kepa Bush, Mission Bay

Learn about the special native flora and fauna that call this forest remnant home, as well as the...