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Environment 31 Oct 2017

Ditching the disposables leads to zero waste lifestyle

When Coralie and Stephen Archer went along to an Auckland Council Waste Free Parenting workshop, they thought they’d come away with a few useful tips...

Cycling 31 Oct 2017

Auckland Council’s zero-waste leading the world

Auckland Council has been globally recognised by the C40 Cities Awards 2017 as one of the most innovative councils in the world for climate change action.

Environment 31 Oct 2017

5 ways to improve biodiversity

Our native flora and fauna is a taonga that does much to define us as a nation but we need to tackle the big questions around its future management.

Environment 27 Oct 2017

Mayor commits to a greener Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff attended a Together4Climate event in Paris alongside 11 mayors from major cities.

Parks / Outdoors 22 Oct 2017

Not your average superhero

Meet Janine Nillesen - one of our hardworking rangers at Ambury Regional Park.

Environment 18 Oct 2017

Starting your spring planting? Read these Conservation Week tips first!

Conservation Week 2017 is underway. It's cool to remember that what we plant can have a real impact on native species – with the right plants in place your garden could become a safe haven for birds, insects and even lizards!

Environment 18 Oct 2017

Healthy Hunua

Three years on from the first range-wide pest management operation in the Hunua Ranges, the council will apply 1080 to the parkland and some neighbouring DOC and private land.

Parks / Outdoors 17 Oct 2017

Quiz: How much of a conservation expert are you?

Put your knowledge to the test this Conservation Week (14-22 October).