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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.

Vote me Bird of the Century - staying alive has earned your vote!
Beaches 30 Oct 2023

Dotty dotterel for Bird of the Century – vote me!

I'm endangered, look after me - vote me for Bird of the Century

Environment 26 Oct 2023

Come on and give food scraps a go

If you haven’t noticed the smaller addition to Auckland Council’s household bin family, why not take a stroll up your street on collection day.

Storm 25 Oct 2023

Board supports slip fix

Kaipātiki locals are getting knowledge and resources to safely help the area recover from slip damage thanks to workshops and resources developed by Pest Free Kaipātiki (PFK) with support from the local board.

Council news 24 Oct 2023

Help stop the spread of exotic caulerpa in Tāmaki Makaurau

Two species of exotic caulerpa have been found in Tāmaki Makaurau. It is critical that all Aucklanders, from boat users to beach goers, understand how to recognise exotic caulerpa and how to avoid spreading it.

14-24 year olds 18 Oct 2023

Moth plant busters sail to Motuihe

Young environmentalists were rewarded for their moth plant beating efforts with a trip to the Motuihe nature reserve.

Monitoring our environment 17 Oct 2023

By-law helps Waiheke birds take flight

Waiheke’s birdlife will be flying high this summer following the un-leashing of a plan to create a bird friendly beach zone thanks to Waiheke’s local board.

Cleaning up our environment 17 Oct 2023

Blackgate project is a new, greener way forward

Some of us have money in the bank - Glasgow Contractors has concrete, sandbags made from leftover FIFA Women’s World Cup, materials, sugar cane pegs and a host of other carbon-saving initiatives.

Events53 Results

23 Apr 2024

Love Food Hate Waste

Come along and learn how you can reduce food waste.

23 Apr 2024

Mini Worm Farm Workshop

Join Judy from Compost Collective for a 'hands on' mini worm farm making workshop for children.

23 Apr 2024

Ranger guided walk - Clevedon Scenic Reserve

Learn about the fascinating natural flora and fauna in the reserve and the important Maori and Eu...

23 Apr 2024

VR Ocean Experience

Learn what causes ocean damage and what actions can be taken to protect the marine environment.

24 Apr 2024

A Whole World of Whales with Project Jonah @ Pakuranga Library

Come along to this FREE presentation by Project Jonah and find out about the amazing marine mamma...

26 Apr 2024

Te Ihu o Mataoho free community workshops - Māngere

Learn a new skill with this hands on workshop.

27 Apr 2024

Bird monitoring workshop

Birds are often great species that show the positive impacts of other controls.

27 Apr 2024

Drop-in Green Clinic

Bring your questions about all things waste related including the new recycling rules, waste mini...