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...

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...

Sewage overflow nightmare

Imagine waking up to the pungent smell of the neighbourhood’s sewage overflowing into your backyard. This was the reality for one Pakuranga family who woke...

Developer appeals Sandspit Rd decision

  The property developer seeking to construct 71 apartments on land zoned for nine single houses on Sandspit Road has now appealed to the Environment...

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...

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...

For the love of bugs

He didn’t just open a can of worms, but a bag full of insect specimens, invertebrates and menacing traps. Bug man Ruud Kleinpaste recently opened...

Save the Howick Horticultural Society

The Howick Horticultural Society, now in its 96th year, could be facing extinction. Save the 96-year-old Howick Horticultural Society and preserve a slice of Howick...

Illegal rubbish dumping in Flat Bush

Two local board members have expressed exasperation over the return of illegal dumping in the Flat Bush area. Howick Local Board member Mike Turinsky noticed...

‘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...

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