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Environment 11 Sep 2019

Vanquishing pests from the paddocks

Meet George Watson, the 10-year-old boy who has taken up trapping as a hobby to rid his parents' farm of pests.

Environment 9 Sep 2019

Pestival returns for another year

For the third successive year, Auckland Council will host Pestival on Saturday 14 September at the Aotea Centre.

Environmental Heroes 6 Sep 2019

A piece of ecological paradise restored

Local volunteers have been hard at work restoring a nature lovers heaven around Le Roy’s Bush in Northcote.

Beaches 6 Sep 2019

Fighting back against the microplastics poisoning our environment

Nurdles, tiny plastic pellets almost invisible to the naked eye, are having a damaging effect on Auckland's wildlife.

Environment 3 Sep 2019

Not a rat in sight during world rat expert visit

World rat expert Bobby Corrigan was impressed with the conservation efforts of Sancta Maria College students.

Environmental Heroes 23 Aug 2019

September OurAuckland magazine out now

The September issue of OurAuckland is out now, available online, delivered to homes across the region, and in cafes and transport hubs.

Beaches 16 Aug 2019

Watercare educates its 100,000th pupil

Educator Sally Smith reached a special milestone this week when she taught Watercare’s 100,000th pupil.

Community 14 Aug 2019

Pest trapping all the rage in Ōrākei

The Natural Environment Targeted Rate is helping Ōrākei residents to embrace backyard trapping.