Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grants

These Auckland Council grants aim to: support the protection, restoration or enhancement of Auckland’s environment encourage Aucklanders to adopt environmentally sustainable lifestyles. The grant value that can be applied for is $5000 – $40,000 Applications close 27 August. More information Image: Auckland Council    

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Winter tree planting

Plant at Atiu Creek Regional Park or a reserve near you. Atiu Creek Regional Park, Kaipara Harbour Friday 13th August (Planting Day) (9:45am-2:30pm) Saturday 14th August (Planting Day) (9:45am-2:30pm) Sunday 22nd August (Planting Day) (9:45am-2:30pm) Wednesday 25th August  (Planting Day) (9:45am-2:30pm) Saturday 28th August (Planting Day) (9:45am-2:30pm) Saturday 4th September...

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St David’s Church saved

St David’s Church in Khyber Pass has been saved. Ted Manson ONZM, patron of Friends of St David’s Trust, who has supported the project to save St David’s since 2015, has purchased all three properties to secure the church building. The funds that the Friends of St David’s raised under...

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Plastic free July workshops

Attend a plastic free July workshop near you with Auckland Council’s WasteWise team for a day of learning and crafting. Each session will start with a short introduction to ‘Auckland’s waste problem’ and the Plastic Free July movement, moving into the main event: plastic free crafting. Image: Auckland Council  ...

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Waterfront public space opens

Today, the Te Wānanga public space on the edge of Quay Street will open. On 5 July the six new ferry berths will begin operations. “This $350 million upgrade of Auckland’s downtown has created a waterfront that is vibrant, people-friendly, attractive and accessible,” says Mayor Goff. Read more. Image: Auckland...

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Plastic free July

Plastic Free July® is a global movement to help millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution. You can get tips to find out how you can reduce plastic waste, read inspirational stories, and join in a number of different challenges and campaigns. More information – and...

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The Green Property Summit (GPS21)

The Green Property Summit (GPS21), hosted by Property Council New Zealand in conjunction with the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC), was recently held in Auckland. GPS21 featured key players in the world’s green building sector who discussed the latest initiatives in delivering green buildings and precincts and the policies...

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