Live Lightly in your Community

There are many groups in the Auckland community working to make change. Discover programmes you can get involved in or local groups you can join. 

You can also find out about funding and advice for your own project, as well as a range of community resources to help you live lightly - from bike hubs to curtain banks.

Live Lightly in your Community

Live Lightly in your Community

Live Lightly in your Community

There are many groups in the Auckland community working to make change. Discover programmes you can get involved in or local groups you can join. 

You can also find out about funding and advice for your own project, as well as a range of community resources to help you live lightly - from bike hubs to curtain banks.

Get Involved

Get Involved

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.

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand also work with business and community groups on conservation projects.

 

 

Get Involved

Get Involved

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.

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand also work with business and community groups on conservation projects.

 

 

Get Funded

Need help getting your idea to live lightly off the ground? There are a range of community grants or funds available for eligible groups through Auckland Council and partners.

These may be for local projects through Local Boards or for projects that are relevant to the region. All Council grants are accessed through a contestable and online format called SmartyGrants. There are Grants advisors available to help. You can apply for Auckland Specific Grants that relate to the themes of living lightly.

The Ministry for Environment and other agencies also offer national funds at various times over the year.

Get Funded

Get Funded

Get Funded

Need help getting your idea to live lightly off the ground? There are a range of community grants or funds available for eligible groups through Auckland Council and partners.

These may be for local projects through Local Boards or for projects that are relevant to the region. All Council grants are accessed through a contestable and online format called SmartyGrants. There are Grants advisors available to help. You can apply for Auckland Specific Grants that relate to the themes of living lightly.

The Ministry for Environment and other agencies also offer national funds at various times over the year.

Get Advice

Get Advice

Need advice to bring your project to life?

Check out CO.STARTERS for Causes. This nine week programme (3hrs training a week), equips aspiring social entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

Get Advice

Get Advice

Need advice to bring your project to life?

Check out CO.STARTERS for Causes. This nine week programme (3hrs training a week), equips aspiring social entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

Community resources for living lightly