Protecting the Hauraki Gulf
The Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana / Te Moananui-ā-Toi is a special place with its stunning coastlines, marine reserves, pristine beaches and native wildlife on islands.
Pests and waste threaten this beautiful natural environment but there are small actions we can all take together to protect its wildlife, islands and waters.
New summer waste services for Aotea / Great Barrier Island
Aotea / Great Barrier Local Board appeals to summer visitors and boaties to plan carefully and think about their waste before they arrive.
Pest-proofing as boaties prepare to return to the water
In preparation for the return to the water, Auckland Council is urging boat owners to check their vessels for pests, both above and below the water, before heading out.
Hunt for elusive intruder uncovers surprising activity on pest free island
Cameras on Motukorea/Browns Island in the Hauraki Gulf have captured footage of Aucklanders accessing the island during both lockdown Alert Levels 4 and 3.
Waiheke summer waste barge service closing soon
The summer waste barge service moored at Man O’ War Bay, Waiheke Island, will close on Friday, 7 February 2020, after Waitangi Day.
Auckland Council’s summer waste barge service returns to Waiheke
Auckland Council’s summer waste barge service is returning to Waiheke Island to help boaties dispose of their waste and keep Auckland's Waitematā Harbour beautiful.
Help name Ports of Auckland's new electric tugboat
Ports of Auckland will soon be welcoming the world’s first full-sized electric tugboat and you can choose its name.
How to protect Auckland's streams and harbours
Valuing Auckland’s water is not just about using less. It’s also about ensuring it stays clean and healthy.