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Environment 12 Oct 2017

Butterflies flutter by at Blockhouse Bay

Following an agreement with Whau Local Board, the Moths and Butterflies of New Zealand Trust will establish a butterfly garden in Blockhouse Bay Recreation Reserve.

Environment 11 Oct 2017

Hunua Ranges bursting with baby kōkako

Auckland Council’s biggest ever pest control operation has chalked up a major victory for the endangered kōkako, with dozens of new chicks hatching in the Hunua Ranges this summer.

Environment 11 Oct 2017

6000 trees protected in the Unitary Plan

Central government’s removal of general tree protection in most urban areas has shifted focus on how remaining tools for protection of urban vegetation are performing.

Environment 9 Oct 2017

Bee considerate

Auckland suburbs are undergoing a bee revival as residents embrace the opportunity to host hives in their gardens.

Plans / Projects 6 Oct 2017

$1billion North Shore water quality and system improvements

Our growing focus is on improving water quality for all Aucklanders – both now and in future

Environment 29 Sep 2017

Living lightly comes naturally for Parnell family

For Vanessa King and her son Matti, living lightly runs in the family.

Environment 29 Sep 2017

9 ways you can 'live lightly'

Live Lightly shows the everyday lifestyle choices we can all make to save money, have a healthier life and care for our planet.

Environment 28 Sep 2017

How to beat African clubmoss

African clubmoss is a serious pest that can spread quickly.