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Protecting Auckland's environment

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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.

Environment 20 Feb 2024

Auckland Council warns public to avoid black algae on two Waiheke Island beaches and Kawakawa Bay

The public are advised not wade in the water or touch the algal material at the affected beaches. 

Pest plants 14 Feb 2024

Caulerpa update shows active response

A new report shows the work being done to respond to invasive marine pest, exotic Caulerpa.

Cleaning up our environment 14 Feb 2024

Mangrove survey launched

Few plants spark as much debate as mangroves. A survey is underway to find out more.

Conservation 7 Feb 2024

Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara gift name to gecko

Rediscovered gecko gifted te reo name of korowai gecko

Beaches 2 Feb 2024

Recovery team steps in to protect beach

Watercare is working hard to repair a pipe that has failed, closing Howick Beach.

Environment 24 Jan 2024

Eco-hub not taken for granted

OME have created a community eco-hub thanks to nearly $14,000 of local board grants.

Events60 Results

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...

04 May 2024 - 28 May 2024

Composting Workshop - May

Come and discover how easy it is to turn your waste into fertiliser!

17 Feb 2024 - 04 May 2024

Clearwater Cove Regeneration with Kaipātiki Project

Join our expert ecologist and form a band of trusty volunteers to make an impact in your nature-h...

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Ōrewa Repair Café

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

01 Apr 2023 - 01 Jun 2024

Pukekohe Repair Café

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

05 May 2024

Green DIY Beauty

In this two hour session we will create sustainable skincare products that not only benefit your...

05 May 2024

re:generate Fashion Market

This market will feature a curated selection of vintage and modern preloved fashion and accessori...

11 May 2024

Weed Swap Event

Bring in your moth plant and rhamnus weeds and get a native seedling.