A Rocha in Auckland: In August 2008, a number of A Rocha supporters met together to brainstorm and discuss the possible roles of A Rocha in the Auckland region. An initiative group committee was formed and has been developing the direction of this local group. The application process to A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand has now been completed and we are now an official local group.

Our overall goal is:

to build a community of A Rocha supporters and a wider network of people in the Auckland Region to encourage and enable each other to care for creation and live sustainably through our everyday choices, actions and lifestyles, and through our involvement in environmental education, research, practical conservation, and sustainability projects.

Upcoming and Recent Events

A Rocha Auckland’s most up-to-date event calendar can be accessed at Nature Space.

Tēnā koutou katoa,
We have some exciting events coming up in Auckland in the next few months

Our main event for this year is a seminar for people in churches and Christian ministries on the North Shore:

Planetcarers: Why Christians need to be actively involved in environmental stewardship

Seminar with Phillip Donnell on Saturday, 13th June

(Venue to be confirmed)

March will be a busy month on the North Shore for A Rocha Auckland:

Family Fun Day March 14

Unsworth Reserve Planting on March 21

Our Amazing Place event, Albany on March 28

We would love some volunteers to help with these events. Please contact Nick if you are interested

for more information[email protected]

Other events coming up:

Unsworth Reserve Planting days: March 21, July

Oakley Creek working bees in April, June and August (to be confirmed)

Ark in the Park baitlines April/May, August/September, December

We look forward to seeing you at one of the upcoming events.

For more information about upcoming events, please email us at [email protected]

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