There are a range of community programmes you can get involved with across Auckland.
Become a volunteer in your local park and join of community of people who look after our parks - from one-off days to regular volunteering. Planting days are another great opportunity to meet people and make a difference. Visit Nature Space to find a 'Friends of the Park' group near you.
If you're interested in helping at your local community garden, check out this list to find the closest one to you.
Conservation Volunteers New Zealand also work with business and community groups on conservation projects.
If you'd like to find more opportunities, Environment and Conservation Organisations (ECO) of Aotearoa has a number of groups including contact information and news.