Protecting Auckland's environment

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Beaches 24 Nov 2015

Auckland swimming beaches among safest in world

Auckland Council’s water quality monitoring programme, Safeswim, begins for the season.

Parks / Outdoors 24 Nov 2015

Photo gallery: Waikumete wildflowers

Throughout historic Waikumete Cemetery, summer wildflowers bloom.

Environment 24 Nov 2015

Clean record at Westhaven Marina 

Westhaven Marina has been re-certified under the Clean Marina programme.

Community 24 Nov 2015

Winning the battle against graffiti vandalism   

Incidents of tagging have reduced since the council's graffiti vandalism prevention service was set up.

Transport 24 Nov 2015

Five years of progress in Franklin

Franklin Local Board has taken the bull by the horns and delivered some great local wins in its first five years.

Environment 24 Nov 2015

Council’s commitment to energy savings

Auckland Council has announced a commitment to improve the way it uses energy, as part of a three-year partnership with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).

Environment 17 Nov 2015

Awards open to Auckland farmers

Auckland Council has partnered with the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust, so that the region’s farmers and horticulturists are eligible to enter the 2016 Ballance Farm Environment Awards – with entries open until 31 October.

Environment 17 Nov 2015

Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill planting symbol of new Auckland

A tree will soon again stand on the tihi (summit) of Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill.

Events45 Results

15 Oct 2022

The Repair Show | International Repair Day 2022 | Repair Café Aotearoa NZ

This worldwide Repair Day celebrates the strength of community coming together and helping each other.

16 Oct 2022

Kaipātiki Kayak Day

This event provides a taster into kayaking, freshwater monitoring and a short guided walk through a 3hr time slot.

16 Oct 2022

run4reef Auckland

Join us at King Edward Parade, Devonport, Auckland on Sunday 16th October, and run as one for our planet.

18 Oct 2022

Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Conference - Te Mana o Te Moana

It’s time again to gather in support of Tīkapa Moana / Te Moananui ā Toi, the Hauraki Gulf.

22 Oct 2022

Pestival - Aotea Great Barrier Island

Aotea Great Barrier Environmental Trust, in collaboration with the Aotea conservation community, have invited speakers to present on pests and the important habitats that optima...

27 Oct 2022

Aviation Conversations: Electric Air - the future of air travel

ElectricAir is a Christchurch start-up that operates the first electric plane in Aotearoa.

28 Oct 2022 - 26 Nov 2022

Introduction to Plant Pests (Weeds) Workshops

Learn more about how to identify and control pest plants in your local park or community.

29 Oct 2022

Crafts Market

Come and buy craft knitting toys, pot plants, crochet blankets, mats, candles, scarves, arts, babies clothes, quilts, Māori and Pacific crafts.