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Community 6 Jun 2017

Mayor launches Million Trees initiative

Mayor Phil Goff's programme to green our city by planting a million trees and shrubs across Auckland over three years will start with 170,000 plants in its first year.

Community 6 Jun 2017

Want to help combat throw-away culture?

Repair Café, a movement helping people fix things rather than send them to landfill, is set for further expansion thanks to funding from Auckland Council.

Environment 5 Jun 2017

Meet conservation hero Gwenda Pulham

OurAuckland chats to the winner of Conservation Hero's Influencer catagory: Gwenda Pulham.

Community 29 May 2017

Solution for New Lynn's culvert on its way

A plan to replace New Lynn's Rewarewa Creek culvert, under Great North Road, has been agreed.

Community 26 May 2017

Meet a conservation hero

OurAuckland speaks to Wendy John, one of our conservation heroes.

Environment 26 May 2017

Children’s play train to be gifted to community group

A deserving community group or charity could soon be putting kids on the right track with the gift of a children's play train made out of recycled materials.

Environment 25 May 2017

New bylaw for indoor domestic fires

The Air Quality Bylaw for Indoor Domestic Fires takes effect from 1 June 2017 .

Educational 24 May 2017

Fish return to Great Barrier waterway after 30 years

About 19km of isolated stream habitat on Aotea Great Barrier Island is accessible to native fish for the first time in three decades, thanks to local residents and public agencies.

Events61 Results

24 Feb 2024 - 20 Apr 2024

Waipapa Regeneration Day - with Kaipātiki Project

Spread the word and invite your friends to join us on this meaningful journey towards a greener f...

17 Feb 2024 - 16 Nov 2024

Auckland Central City Library Repair Cafe

To accommodate everyone, you will be able to see our volunteer repairers for 1 item at a time.

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.

18 Mar 2023 - 22 Jun 2024

Repair Café

Our volunteer repairers are ready to help repair your items.

21 Apr 2024

Eco-Friendly Toy Creation

Join us for a transformative workshop, presented by Object Reborn Upcycle Art Studio, that redefi...

21 Apr 2024

STAMP Out Moth Plant - Takapuna

Learn to identify Moth plants and employ safe, efficient removal methods.

22 Apr 2024

Sea Life Kelly Tartlon's Aquarium at Pakuranga Library

Join our friends from Kelly Tarlton's to learn more about Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana, the animal...

23 Apr 2024

Love Food Hate Waste

Come along and learn how you can reduce food waste.