Protecting Auckland's environment
Progress on study into Auckland's port
Dr Rick Boven, Independent Chair of the Port Future Study, talks about the study’s progress and what is coming up in 2016.
Zoo tales: Surprise parakeet chicks!
When a pair of (supposedly) non-breeding orange-fronted parakeets moved to Auckland Zoo a few months ago, no one was more ecstatic than bird-keeper Emma when five chicks hatched!
Big public campaign to drive changes in household waste
Over the next few years, the way Aucklanders dispose of waste will be transformed as the council ramps up changes that will help deliver the vision of zero waste by 2040.
Take care when making cultural offerings to the Manukau Harbour
Aucklanders wishing to make cultural or religious offerings to the Manukau Harbour are being urged to be mindful and speak with the council beforehand.
Council investigating reports of feral pigs in Hunuas
A warning about the destructiveness of feral pigs has been issued by Auckland Council.
Forum shares tips on Manukau Harbour care
Businesses based on the catchments of the Manukau Harbour have received practical advice on how to be more harbour friendly in their everyday business practices.
Zoo tales – devil’s in the detail!
This week on Zoo Tales, Auckland Zoo carnivore keeper tells us why she loves the little (Tasmanian) devils.
Rewarding year for council’s geospatial team
Nathan Heazlewood, Programme Manager for Auckland Council’s Geospatial Future Mode of Operations Programme, explains the hard work and challenges behind three impressive team awards in 2015.
DIY Drought-Tolerant Garden Beds
We will get hands-on, building this bed to be used by the community within EcoMatters organic teaching garden.
Food Preservation Workshop and Love Your Leftovers - Avondale
Feed your family for less by loving your leftovers, with hints on how to create delicious and nutritious dishes from common leftovers.
Native Plant Propagation
Collect native plant seeds, sowing them, and other native plant nursery techniques.
Seasonal Pulse Autumn: Organics And Kaitiakitanga
You will develop skills to enable greater awareness of the land you are working with and meet some great folks along the way.
Te Ara Awataha Greenway Celebration
Northcote's new greenway and housing development is pioneering sustainable development in Auckland.
Urban Ark and the Maungawhau Ecological Halo
Listen to Phil Simpson on how to protect and enhance the diversity of native plants and animals.
Free Composting Workshops: April
This free workshop offers an introduction on how to compost with bokashi bins.