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Community 18 Apr 2017

Bharatiya Mandir eyes up zero-waste future

One of Auckland’s largest Hindu temples has embarked on a zero-waste journey and hopes to influence its community of thousands in the process.

Environment 11 Apr 2017

Lysaght Building receives ‘excellent’ score for energy efficiency

A revamped heritage building has become the first property in Wynyard Quarter to receive an ‘excellent’ score for energy efficiency.

Community 10 Apr 2017

Help these harvesters make the most of windfall

A charity that picks and distributes fresh fruit and preserves to food banks is on the hunt for volunteers.

Walkways 10 Apr 2017

Tread carefully to keep our kauri standing

If you're out exploring Waitākere Ranges Regional Park this Easter and school holidays, please remember to use footwear cleaning stations to help protect our precious forest giants from kauri dieback disease.

Environment 7 Apr 2017

WATCH: Whio bachelorette chooses her mate

Drama unfolds as Auckland Zoo's female blue duck chooses a new partner.

Environment 6 Apr 2017

Avoid swimming at beaches after heavy rain

Auckland Council recommends beachgoers wait an extra day or two before swimming or undertaking recreational activities on the water, due to the potential public health risk from high bacteria and turbidity counts.

Environment 3 Apr 2017

Kiwi to return home to Hunua Ranges

North Island brown kiwi will be released this afternoon in the Hunua Ranges, the first of their species to inhabit the area for decades.

Environment 3 Apr 2017

Councillors champion new bin service for Manukau

Manukau Ward Councillors Alf Filipaina and Fa’anānā Efeso Collins are encouraging residents to embrace rather than fear the move from rubbish bags to bins.

Events60 Results

27 Apr 2024 - 07 Dec 2024

Kids Only Market

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

29 Apr 2023 - 15 Jun 2024

New Lynn Repair Café

Bring your broken or damaged items and local volunteers will fix them for you at no charge.

28 Apr 2024 - 29 May 2024

The Big Bike Film Night 2024

The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission- bringing the best cycling short films from around the wo...

29 Apr 2024 - 03 May 2024

Earthworkers: Regenerative Horticulture 101

Earthworkers is an education programme that focuses on the ability of plants to heal the planet,...

26 Mar 2024 - 17 Dec 2024

Community Chip Packet Project Strip Fusing

Join us with a sense of charitable camaraderie to help fuse clean chip packets together to create...

03 May 2024

Introduction to pest plants (weeds) bilingual workshop

Join pest plant experts at our free introductory pest plant workshop delivered in Mandarin and En...

04 May 2024

Enchanted Garden - Māngere

Experience the mystical sounds of handpans by Alive Metal and be captivated by local performers.

04 May 2024

Flower Your Berm

Learn everything you need to get started and let's get planting to bring the bees back.