Protecting Auckland's environment
Students tackling climate change
A group of Auckland schools are coming up with strategies to help tackle climate change, reduce carbon emissions, and create a more sustainable future for New Zealand.
Albert-Eden & Puketāpapa Eco Festival is back
Climate action will be top of the agenda when the Albert-Eden & Puketāpapa Eco Festival returns this March. With an impressive programme of events, the aim of the festival is to build awareness and create localised solutions for climate action.
Strains on drains in the rains
Failings in the rural stormwater networks during Cyclone Gabrielle and earlier flooding added to the impact on Franklin’s road network, Auckland Transport has been told.
Aucklanders reminded to keep waterways on private property maintained
More than 80 per cent of the waterways in Auckland flow through private property and must be maintained by the landowner.
New rukenga kai (food scraps) collection about to roll out in Auckland
Auckland Council’s food scraps collection service – rukenga kai, which translates to food cast onward - is about to begin with Waitakere residents scheduled to have bins delivered in the first week of April.
Waiheke residents advised to avoid black algae
Auckland Council is asking the public to avoid black algae present on three Waiheke beaches ahead of a clean-up operation.
Motorway truck fire: advice for neighbouring residents
Auckland Council’s Environmental Health specialists have spent the day visiting properties affected by this morning’s (Wednesday 8 March) truck fire on the southern motorway and have some advice for residents.
Plant helps protect Waikato River
A $128million upgrade to the Pukekohe wastewater treatment plant positions the area for further growth, Franklin Ward Auckland Councillor Andy Baker says.
Compost Hub & Teaching Garden Open Day - EcoFest
Pop in and see how you can be part of our volunteering crew or compost with us.
DIY Bokashi Composting Workshop - New Lynn
Judy Keats will demonstrate Bokashi composting and how to create your own system, which you can take home with you.
Surfdale Food Forest Working Bee – EcoFest
All are welcome; bring snacks to share for morning tea!
Visible Mending Workshop with Cher– EcoFest
Come and learn different visible mending techniques with Cher so you can keep wearing your favourite garment and save it from going to landfill.
Waiheke Collective Pestival – EcoFest
Join us for a fun and educational day celebrating Waiheke’s journey to a healthy and thriving natural environment.
Baby In Sync: The emotionally connected baby
Learn the practical, financial and environmental benefits of having a nappy-free, or partially nappy-free, baby or toddler.
Conservation Conversations: Backyard Conservation
We aim to bring cultures together and share conservation knowledge/experience!