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Climate action 21 Mar 2024

Breathe easy - golf might get harder

Thousands of trees are to planted on golf courses at Āwhitu and Clarks Beach.

Cleaning up our environment 21 Mar 2024

Aerial action over Te Auaunga Oakley Creek

More than 124 tonnes of uprooted trees, bridge structures and other debris were lifted during 10 hours of operations, as a result of arborists, engineers, stream specialists and helicopter crew working to clear Te Auaunga Oakley Creek Walkway creek.

Parks / Outdoors 20 Mar 2024

A Mega lot of steps in the right direction

Blue Light is back on track thanks to Mitre 10 Mega Takanini.

Parks / Outdoors 19 Mar 2024

Giving our wetlands a watery hug

Drive along any Auckland motorway and eventually you’ll see tidal areas with shelly banks and pūkeko.

Community 18 Mar 2024

Out with the old in with the new

Recent enhancements made to the Ngāti Ōtara Park playground have transformed the area into an epic adventure hub, with locals all invited to celebrate at an opening on Saturday 23 March.

Parks / Outdoors 14 Mar 2024

Outlook bright for Waitākere Ranges Dark Sky project

Volunteers are now able to use equipment for light monitoring and help register a pre-application to Dark Sky International for the Waitākere Ranges to become an International Dark Sky Place, thanks to the support from Waitākere Ranges Local Board.

Parks / Outdoors 8 Mar 2024

The tale of ‘it’s only just birds’ one of 21 parks in Ōtara-Papatoetoe to receive Māori Names

Twenty-one parks in the Ōtara-Papatoetoe area will receive Māori names, as part of Auckland Council’s commitment for te reo Māori to be seen, heard, spoken, and learnt.

Parks / Outdoors 8 Mar 2024

Auckland’s oldest park gains new tree species

Plans are underway to expand Pukekawa / Auckland Domain’s already significant botanical tree collection.