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Environment 28 Jun 2016

Planting helps bring Ōtara Creek back to life

A community planting day has added 2000 native plants to the Ōtara Creek Reserve as part of ongoing environmental restoration to the area.

Community 28 Jun 2016

100,000 native plants for waterway development

An innovative new partnership between Auckland Council, Te Whāngai Trust and Wesley Intermediate School which will see the creation of a native nursery was launched with a pōwhiri and hui this week.

Parks / Outdoors 17 Jun 2016

Birkenhead’s new BMX Pump Track

Last Sunday, Kaipatiki Local Board celebrated the opening its new BMX pump track at Birkenhead War Memorial Park.

Community 15 Jun 2016

Trees rise again on the summit of mighty Maungakiekie

Saturday 11 June marks an historic moment in time for the Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral mountain), Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill.

Parks / Outdoors 10 Jun 2016

Mirror, mirror on Auckland Domain

A delightful mid-20th century reflection pond in Auckland Domain has just been reopened after an extensive two-year renovation.

Environment 3 Jun 2016

Great Barrier Island sanctuary now publicly owned

Great Barrier Local Board Chair Izzy Fordham says Glenfern offers more opportunities for conservation, education and economic outcomes for the island and the Hauraki Gulf.

Heritage 26 May 2016

Take the Rose Trail

The Rose Trail is a winding, 30-minute ramble through Symonds Street Cemetery.

Parks / Outdoors 25 May 2016

Hidden oasis in Symonds Street

Symonds Street Cemetery, a public park since 1908, is a tree-lined oasis in the heart of the city.