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Environment 24 Feb 2017

Western Springs a pocket of calm for city-dwellers

Western Springs is much loved by Aucklanders and visitors for its beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife, says Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor Mike Lee.

Parks / Outdoors 24 Feb 2017

Meet student park ranger Ellice

Ellice is in her final year studying for a Bachelor of Science, majoring in conservation and environmental science. She is one of the Auckland Council 2016/2017 student park rangers and says the highlight of her summer has been gecko monitoring.

Parks / Outdoors 23 Feb 2017

South Auckland is home to New Zealand’s best neighbourhood

Randwick Park in Manurewa is New Zealand’s Mitre10 Community of the Year.

Environment 22 Feb 2017

Kauri dieback ambassadors spreading the word

A team of ambassadors will be out in force in the Waitākeres this summer raising awareness about kauri dieback and teaching people how to stop it.

Community 21 Feb 2017

Sandringham has a new playground

Sandringham residents have a playground and reserve they can be proud of thanks to the collaboration between Auckland Council and a local community collective.

14-24 year olds 21 Feb 2017

Playground review: Mission Bay

Located in Selwyn Reserve next to one of Auckland's most famous beaches, this playground is a very popular spot all year round.

Environment 20 Feb 2017

Battling bugs declare war on privet

Auckland Council has released Chinese privet lace bugs at Birkenhead War Memorial Reserve to help fight the invasive Chinese privet weed.

Community 14 Feb 2017

Youthful city plan progresses

Auckland Council today released its I Am Auckland Status Report, marking three years of progress in the city-wide strategic action plan for children and young people.

Events53 Results

08 Mar 2024

Ranger guided walk - Kepa Bush, Mission Bay

Learn about the special native flora and fauna that call this forest remnant home, as well as the...

25 Nov 2023 - 26 Apr 2024

Food Truck Collective - West Auckland

Talented chefs create a range of incredible, authentic, vibrant food that bursts with flavour in...

13 Jan 2024 - 09 Mar 2024

Silver/Gold Bike Skills

Our Silver and Gold course will leave you feeling more confident riding around your neighbourhood.

13 Jan 2024 - 16 Mar 2024

E-Bike Experience

This session introduces you to e-bikes and takes you on a guided ride on shared paths.

30 Sep 2023 - 27 Apr 2024

Pop Up Play - Myers Park

pot the water spouts, playful public art and even poetry.

10 Mar 2024

Free Workshop: Pest Plants and Kauri Dieback

You'll learn how to identify kauri root zones, assess weed risk and remove weeds.

21 Jan 2024 - 10 Mar 2024

Wild Streets Festival of PLAY

Bring along a picnic and make a day of it.

15 Mar 2024 - 14 Apr 2024

EcoFest 2024

Let's celebrate te taiao, our environment, and build a sustainable future together!