Parks / Outdoors
Five years of progress in Franklin
Franklin Local Board has taken the bull by the horns and delivered some great local wins in its first five years.
Flying school history celebrated at Selwyn Reserve
A sundial with special significance has been installed at Selwyn Reserve.
Five years as a united Auckland – Part 6: A healthy city
In the final of our six-part series, we look initiatives to make Auckland’s environment healthier.
Top tips to keep dogs safe
Auckland Council encourages the use of positive reinforcement as the best way to train your dog.
Council supports conservation volunteers at Atiu Creek
Council is partnering with Conservation Volunteers NZ and will contribute $50,000 towards the Restore Ātiu Creek Ecology (RACE) project.
Waiheke Island named as a top 10 region
The secret is out – Waiheke Island has been named one of the world’s top 10 regions for next year in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016 publication.
Playground open at Turner Reserve
As part of a series of Puketāpapa Local Board-funded playground upgrades, Turner Reserve in Mt Roskill, now has a fun range of play equipment.
Beginners Guide to Bird Identification
Learn how to identify common birds found in our neighbourhoods, and monitoring methods for bird counts and predators.
Free Silent Disco Kids Adventures - Sea Odyssey Edition
Gear up with headphones and follow an interactive Sea Odyssey story that takes place on one of the deserted islands.
Ranger guided walk - Free
Learn about the unique flora and fauna that call the forest and waterways home and important environmental issues that we face today in the reserve.
Last Chance Twilight Sailing
Aboard Ted Ashby as we watch the sun sink below the horizon.
DIY Drought-Tolerant Garden Beds
We will get hands-on, building this bed to be used by the community within EcoMatters organic teaching garden.
Seasonal Pulse Autumn: Organics And Kaitiakitanga
You will develop skills to enable greater awareness of the land you are working with and meet some great folks along the way.
Te Ara Awataha Greenway Celebration
Northcote's new greenway and housing development is pioneering sustainable development in Auckland.
'Native Tree Rescue' Papakura Stream Restoration – EcoFest
We will be caring for thousands of native trees and shrubs that have recently been planted by releasing them from strangling weeds.