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Educational 29 Aug 2017

5 MORE amazing places to see native New Zealand birds

Our readers' picks for the top places to see native birds in Auckland.

Environment 26 Aug 2017

Tips for trapping rats

Rats may be small but they have a massive impact on our native fauna and flora.

Environment 24 Aug 2017

Get ready to roll!

If you live in Howick or south Auckland, it's time to ditch the bags – your new rubbish bin collection starts on Monday 4 September.

Beaches 22 Aug 2017

A closer look at seabirds

While many Aucklanders and visitors value the Hauraki Gulf as a marine playground, there’s a lot more going on behind those Instagrammable scenes.

Environment 21 Aug 2017

WATCH: Incredible time-lapse of Great Barrier's night sky

Auckland's Great Barrier Island has recently been awarded Dark Sky Sanctuary Status by the International Dark-Sky Association.

Environment 21 Aug 2017

Great Barrier celebrates dark sky sanctuary

Hundreds of people turned out from the Great Barrier Island community to celebrate the island’s new international Dark Sky Sanctuary status on Saturday 19 August.

Environment 18 Aug 2017

Sumatran jungle coming to Auckland Zoo

The sights, sounds and smells of a tropical Sumatran rainforest will thrill visitors at a new precinct being built at Auckland Zoo.

Environment 10 Aug 2017

Shot in the arm for Hōteo River project

Green grant to help improve water quality