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Community 23 May 2017

More Aucklanders converting to composting

Almost 10,000 Aucklanders have discovered the joys of composting in the last 20 months, thanks to free workshops.

Environment 19 May 2017

Spindleberry sneaks into Matakana

An uncommon but nasty weed has been spotted in the Rodney region and Auckland Council Biosecurity want locals to keep their eyes peeled.

Environment 11 May 2017

Invasive myrtle rust disease discovered on mainland NZ

The Ministry for Primary Industries MPI has confirmed the presence of myrtle rust in the North Island for first time, in Kerikeri.

Environment 11 May 2017

Great Barrier Island applies for Dark Sky Sanctuary status

A Dark Sky Sanctuary must have an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment, and is protected for its scientific, natural, or educational value, its cultural heritage and/or public enjoyment.

Environment 10 May 2017

An insider’s guide to sorting your plastics

Do you know your #4 LDPE from your #2 HDPE? No? Don’t worry – you aren’t alone.

Environment 10 May 2017

Could worms be your most useful pet?

They may not be the most beautiful creature but the humble tiger worm could be a fantastic addition to your household. Find out why!

Environment 9 May 2017

Weed to watch: Pampas

It’s often mistaken for native toetoe, but invasive lookalike pampas grass can out-compete native vegetation, pose a fire risk and provide habitat for rodents and possums.

Environment 5 May 2017

Auckland Council submits on the government’s Clean Water package

The submission supports, in principle, the new national swimmability target – to make 90 per cent of large rivers and lakes swimmable by 2040.

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.