Waitakere Walks: Re-Connecting With Nature
It is a rewarding experience to share knowledge about trees and the ecosystem that surrounds us, and provide people an opportunity to reconnect with our amazing natural world. The Living Tree Company is looking at furthering their contribution to educational work regarding trees and our environment, especially with children as a positive way to learn about nature. Read More
Mad About Maienza!
You’ve never heard of ‘Maienza’? In a nutshell, it’s a food-based, probiotic, multipurpose solution you can easily make yourself. Read More
Highlights from EcoDay 2016
Attracting crowds of over 2000, EcoDay 2016 proved to be yet another popular day for our West Auckland community. Read More
Counting Down to EcoWest Festival 2016
We’re counting down to one of our favourite months of the year – EcoWest Festival month. From Saturday 12 March to Sunday 10 April, community groups, businesses and residents will host… Read More
Helping Households Change Their Ways With Water
After looking at the data on their water bill, Shelley Scarlett says she was shocked to see her family’s usage was higher than an average three-person household in Auckland. She… Read More
Winter heating – portable gas heaters?
Un-flued portable LPG gas heaters (see above) to put it plainly are bad news. They release poisonous gases, increase the moisture content of a home (can be up to 1 litre per hour of use), pose a fire hazard, and despite gas being perceived as a cheaper option are actually one... Read More
Solving the environmental puzzle, together!
For those of us who have been working in the environmental field for some time, it can be easy to become pessimistic about our chances of making lasting positive change.… Read More
Bringing waterways into daylight
Daylighting our streams – a key part of the EcoMatters environment agenda has been supporting community involvement in the Council funded La Rosa Stream Daylighting project and worth a story to appreciate the importance and the value of their efforts. Read More