New plan to manage erosion at Cockle Bay

A revised plan to repair erosion damage at Cockle Bay is the result of input from local residents, concerned about wave reflection and sand...

Who can pick the most pods?

How many moth plant pods can a Botany Downs Secondary College (BDSC) student pick when he enters a pod picking competition? Amelali Vaka picked 1083...

Regan, the rat catcher

Regan Norton, a Year 5 student at Sunnyhills Primary School, may seem an unlikely rat catcher, but this 10-year-old from east Auckland has successfully caught four...

Students dig deep to reap fruits of labour

In an age of short attention spans, gardening in schools is making a huge comeback. Friday morning was evidence of that as students and teachers...

Local enviro kindy awarded Auckland Airport staff grant

Pakuranga Baptist Kindergarten has been awarded a $1,000 grant by Auckland Airport’s staff grant scheme. “We feel blessed to have been awarded this grant” says...

Getting their hands dirty

    Local primary students recently got down and dirty planting young native flaxes and trees as part of the Trees for Survival initiative. Under the Trees...

Court stops Hunua 1080 poison drop

A planned 1080 poison drop to eradicate pests in the Hunua Ranges has been called after the Environment Court made an order stopping Auckland...

Kindy Sunflower Project back to spark a passion for gardening

An amazing 11,612 kindy kids around New Zealand – including many local children - will be cultivating their gardening skills

Flap, Flap and Away – Great Kererū Count closes Sunday

Kiwis, make your final kererū counts this weekend! The Great Kererū Count (GKC) team needs New Zealanders across the county to keep their eyes on...

Connecting beautiful trails

    Pohutukawa Coast Trails (PCT) is an aspirational plan of inter-connecting pathways throughout the Pohutukawa Coast area. With a goal to connecting communities, the objective is...

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