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Environment 20 Nov 2023

Ecology Festival – from pests to marine projects

The inaugural Aotea Ecology Festival in November 2023 was a success

Council news 16 Nov 2023

Rāhui on Waitematā Harbour lifted as water quality improves

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei – the tangata whenua and ahi kā of central Tāmaki Makaurau – held a karakia at Ōkahu Bay Thursday morning to formally lift the rāhui over Waitematā Harbour.

Community 15 Nov 2023

Board adopts plan for future of the shore

The environment and water quality in the Devonport-Takapuna area are two major focus points in the local board’s plan for the next three years.

Plans / Projects 15 Nov 2023

Kaipātiki plan now in place

The 2023 Kaipātiki Local Board Plan has now been formally adopted, providing an essential road map for the board’s decision-making over the next three years.  

Development 10 Nov 2023

'Head in the sand' and 'accident waiting to happen' costs developers hefty fines

Developers slapped with fines for breaches of the Resource Management Act

Council news 3 Nov 2023

Improving Auckland’s water quality through your targeted rates

In Auckland, we’ve seen our relationship with water challenged. Auckland Council’s Water Quality Targeted Rate offers a dedicated programme to protect Auckland’s waterways.

Council news 3 Nov 2023

How your targeted rates are working to protect the environment

We know Aucklanders love our natural environment. Targeted rates are ring-fenced for the purpose they are collected and the Natural Environment Targeted Rate is one of the ways we protect our environment.

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Events73 Results

16 Apr 2024

Climate Sticker Making

In this fun and creative after school activity, bring your kids to make climate action stickers a...

16 Apr 2024

Ranger guided walk - Centennial Park

Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the forest and stream habitat found within the reserve...

16 Apr 2024

Tea & Topics April 2024 - Polynator Kaiways Project

PK focuses on spray-free environments that offer food, water, and shelter for our essential polli...

16 Apr 2024

Wiser About Waste with Wastewise 101

Wastewise 101 will give you an overview of Auckland’s current waste issue and highlight ways that...

17 Apr 2024

DIY In-Ground Worm Farms

Learn how to turn your organic matter into compost with them.

17 Apr 2024

Secrets of the Sea with Auckland Zoo

Calling all beach-goers, picnickers, snorkelers and shell-collectors!

17 Apr 2024 - 18 Apr 2024

Adventure into Nature - School holiday programme

Develop outdoor skills to give your child the knowledge & experience to make the most of the grea...

18 Apr 2024

EcoPlay Challenge

Would you like to make carbon-friendly changes and help save the planet? Join this fun workshop t...