Do you want to lead Auckland’s largest volunteer Forest & Bird / Auckland Council project? Join Forest & Bird at Ark in the Park - they’d love to hear from you! Manage 2100+ hectares of native bush, 4300 bait stations, 5 translocated species… and with 400+ active volunteers to help you!
Details on how to apply and a full job description are here >>
The Beautiful Awards are a great way to celebrate the many positive things individuals, businesses, schools, community groups and councils are doing across Aotearoa to Keep New Zealand Beautiful. The Beautiful Awards celebrates environmental excellence and this year's entries are open until 5 August 2020. At this time we are planning for the Beautiful Awards Gala Dinner at The Domes, Auckland Zoo to go ahead on 29 October 2020. We’re hopeful that the Covid-19 restrictions around mass gatherings will have eased by October.....
The Grow Room
IKEA’s latest release takes going green to a whole new level. In fact, the new product design allows for users to grow food for an entire block or neighborhood, depending on population.
Available online for free download, the blueprints are intended for the assembly of an urban structure used to grow produces that normally can only be grown in rural areas.
This oral history documentary celebrates the origins of Project Twin Streams.
Twenty six original contributors to the project shared their recollections and vision. At the recent launch of this documentary celebrating 15 years of Project Twin Streams, Over the last 15 years the project has welcomed over 15,000 volunteers who – together with four contracted community organisations Community Waitakere, EcoMatters, MPHS and Te Ukaipo – have planted over 800,000 native plants. The project has encompassed environmental restoration, creative arts and education to engage West Auckland communities and inspire sustainability and connectedness. More >>