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Community 1 Dec 2015

Flaxing lyrical about Pā harakeke

A project that weaves together traditional practices and environmental benefits is under way at Walmer Reserve in Point Chevalier.

Environment 30 Nov 2015

Parks go smokefree in Upper Harbour

Upper Harb​our Local Board has moved to make its 10 most popular local parks and reserves smokefree.

Community 27 Nov 2015

Pilot of all-access restrooms in council offices planned

As a way of acknowledging the diversity of Auckland Council's staff and visitors and their individual needs, the council is looking into a pilot programme to introduce ‘all-access’ restrooms.

Environment 24 Nov 2015

Preparing Auckland for rising sea levels

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has released a report on sea level rise, with recommendations for an overhaul of the way New Zealand is preparing for the impacts of climate change.

Business / Economy 24 Nov 2015

Port Future Study consultants appointed

A group of independent consultants has been chosen to identify and evaluate options for the long-term future of Auckland’s port.

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.