Auckland Council

Community Kete

Find resources and guides to support your whānau, friends, neighbours or community group to live lightly.

Get funding, support or recognition for your live lightly mahi

Get recognised
Get Recognised 

Nominate yourself or a deserving group for one of these great awards.

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Get funded
Get funded

Find out about grants and funding you can apply for.

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Get advice
Get advice

Discover a wealth of low carbon advice and support available to you.

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Use these ‘how to’ resources to live lightly at home or out and about

Low carbon event
How to run a low carbon event

Things to consider when organising a low carbon event.

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Hire a free HEAT kit
How to use a HEAT kit

Discover if your home is warm, dry and energy efficient.

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Compost at home
How to compost at home

Learn how to compost, worm farm or use bokashi at your place.

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Host your own get together to share how we can live lightly

Host a civic dinner
Host a civic dinner

Get people around the table for conversations that matter.

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Host a low carbon movie night
Host a movie

Host a documentary screening at your place or a local venue.

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Host a guest speaker
Host a speaker

Invite an expert to speak to your workplace or group.

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Find out where your local hubs and services are - supporting you to live lightly

Repair café
Find a repair cafe

Get broken items fixed for free at one of Auckland's repair cafes.

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Toy library
Find a toy library

Borrow or hire toys from your local toy library.

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Community garden
Find a community garden

Find a garden, share knowledge and lend a helping hand.

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Find a local market

Support homegrown and be part of the local market vibe.

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Find a curtain bank

Access free curtains to keep your home warm.

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Find a community recycling centre

Drop off your unwanted items for reuse or recycling or come to shop.

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