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Community 8 Mar 2024

There will be no MOTH-ING around in this competition

Enthusiastic students in the Howick Local Board area can compete in the boards annual Moth Plant Pod Competition and help to protect and restore the natural environment.

Environment 7 Mar 2024

How targeted rates have helped Aotea

Find out how two environment targeted rate have been put to good use on the motu.

Environment 29 Feb 2024

Planting hope in Rānui flax garden

Rānui local weavers now have a new pā harakeke (flax garden) which will provide access to the natural resource and taonga (treasure), thanks to the support from Henderson-Massey Local Board.

Environment 29 Feb 2024

Changes to your kerbside recycling collection – get across the new standards

To help Aotearoa become a circular economy where materials are re-used as much as possible, there are now new nationwide standards for recycling.

Conservation 27 Feb 2024

Showing off their sleuthing skills to Hawaiian mates!

Auckland Council’s biosecurity dog team is demonstrating their skills to their Hawaiian counterparts.

Environment 26 Feb 2024

New report reveals state of freshwater fish species in Auckland region

Secretive and mysterious - what lies beneath our waterways?

Environment 21 Feb 2024

Sunny skies, new methods: Tara Iti thrives, New Zealand's rarest bird

The tara iti/New Zealand fairy tern – our most endangered bird with fewer than 40 remaining – has celebrated a record-breaking summer breeding season.

Conservation 21 Feb 2024

Auckland Council initiative to transform golf courses into biodiversity havens

The collaborative project has brought together 22 golf courses and their neighbouring communities to connect these green spaces with collective care for the environment.

Events61 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

Sow, Grow, and Eat: Mastering Salad Greens - Beachlands Library

Come along to this Love Food Hate Waste workshop, and learn all about microgreens, sprouts, and s...