Students become moth pod hunters

A Howick competition is encouraging students to become moth plant crusaders - and win cash doing so. It is open to all students in the...

Board backs ban on shellfish harvesting

The Howick Local Board is backing a proposal to place a year-round ban on shellfish harvesting at Cockle Bay Beach. Its members voted to support...

Shellfish may be off the menu

Action is finally being considered to address the rapidly dwindling shellfish population at a popular east Auckland beach. Cockle Bay Beach has been included seven...

Ready for an epic adventure

She is terrified of sharks but can’t wait to swim with them. Former Howick College scholars Inka Pleiss and Ethan McCormick can’t wait to take...

Mystery surrounds eels’ death

An investigation has failed to determine what killed dozens of eels found dead in an east Auckland waterway more than a month ago. Burswood resident...

Dozens of eels found dead

An investigation is under way into what led to the deaths of dozens of eels in an east Auckland waterway. Burswood resident Paul Taylor posted...

Aucklanders urged to keep saving water

With the return of daylight savings at weekend, Aucklanders may be tempted to unleash their hoses and get cracking on spring cleaning. But Watercare would...

‘Bee a Hero’ this September for Bee Aware Month

New Zealand's bees and beekeepers are calling on Kiwis to 'Bee a Hero' this September, as the country celebrates Bee Aware Month. Bee Aware Month...

Trampers’ efforts boost kōkako numbers

Two groups of enthusiastic Auckland trampers have become integral to the growth of the kōkako population in the North Island’s Pureora Forest. For 10 years...

Weeding at Mangemangeroa Valley Reserve gets underway

Now that spring has arrived, so have the longer hours of day which indicate to plants, but particularly weeds, that it is now time...


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