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Environment 19 Jan 2016

Rare parakeet chicks hatch at Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo’s orange-fronted parakeet pair have hatched five little chicks and they're growing up fast.

Cycling 14 Jan 2016

More people than ever cycling to the city from the west

The number of people cycling into Auckland's city centre from the west for work or study is increasing.

Parks / Outdoors 13 Jan 2016

Hopping mad over growing rabbit problem

Rabbit numbers have grown rapidly at Western Springs Lakeside Park, prompting council staff to look at how to best manage the problem.

Environment 23 Dec 2015

Good COP, Bad COP: Where did the historic Paris agreement land?

Some say the Paris agreement is “the world’s greatest diplomatic success”. Some say it doesn’t go far enough. Since I’ve read the text (and was in Paris), here’s my take on where things landed.

Environment 23 Dec 2015

Auckland’s climate change effort acknowledged on world stage

Auckland has been admitted to the world’s leading local government climate change action group, C40.

Environment 21 Dec 2015

Zoo tales: Release the skinks!

This week on Zoo Tales, Auckland Zoo travels to Rotoroa Island to release 80 shore skinks.

Environment 17 Dec 2015

Oma rāpeti! Protecting our maunga from pests

The Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral mountains) or volcanic cones represent some of the most significant cultural, archaeological and geological places in Auckland.

Environment 11 Dec 2015

Macleans College students win environment award

Howick Local Board, in association with the council's Local Parks South, applaud the Maclean’s College Enviro Group for being the overall winner of the Ros Nicholson Award for Native Ecology.

Events35 Results

14 Jul 2024 - 08 Jun 2025

ReUse Market

Come to shop or sell preloved goods in this new centrally located covered market. 

19 Jul 2024 - 21 Nov 2024

Repair Cafe

REPAIRS available are MENDING of clothing and textiles (yet no alterations) as well as small ELEC...

18 May 2024 - 21 Dec 2024

Cinema Time for Kids

Get ready for adventure, laughter, and a magical time at the library!

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.

20 Aug 2024

How you can recycle right

Brush up on your recycling knowledge as new national standards come into effect.

03 Sep 2024

Sort Your Space & Clear Your Mind Using the KonMari Method

Join Celine Sumic, certified KonMari Consultant, as she discusses how you can achieve more joy in...

12 Sep 2024

Tiny Seeds to Tasty Feasts: Growing your own salad ingredient

Create a salad using freshly harvested greens, and a wilted green salad dressing.

27 Apr 2024 - 07 Dec 2024

Kids Only Market

Games, dolls, books, and baking will all be swapped or sold.