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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.

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!

Events46 Results

05 Jun 2024

Ranger guided walk - Te Whangamaire to Henry's Scenic, Patumahoe

Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the forest habitat within the reserve as well as the cu...

06 Jun 2024 - 05 Sep 2024

Volunteer Welcome Day - with Kaipātiki Project

Have you ever wanted to volunteer with an environmental organisation?

08 Jun 2024

Clearwater Cove Regeneration with Kaipātiki Project

Explore and Restore this unique Coastal Reserve.

04 May 2024 - 03 Aug 2024

Ark in the Park - online induction

Learn how you can help with predator control and habitat restoration.

09 Jun 2024

Duder Regional Park Planting Day

Join rangers and volunteers for a fun exciting day out on our regional parks.

09 Jun 2024 - 14 Jul 2024

Shakespear Regional Park Planting Day

Join rangers and volunteers for a fun exciting day out on our regional parks.

14 Apr 2024 - 09 Jun 2024

ReUse Market - Auckland's City Centre

Come along to the launch of our new ReUse Market in Auckland's City Centre.

10 Jun 2024

Gardening in June with Ben (in Mandarin Chinese)

Join us for this exciting event.