At home, and across neighbourhoods, we help people live more sustainably

Since 1998 we have been inspiring communities to live sustainably by restoring local bush reserves with our community and developing environmental education programmes for all ages.

Mo te ao, mo te whanau, mo tatou katoa - For the world, for our families, for all of us

Our vision : Connected, resourceful, healthy families, neighbourhoods and communities regenerating our planet’s environmental systems.

Our mission: To unleash the creativity of the community to identify and solve local environmental challenges.


  • Restoration of the Eskdale catchment area
  • Increase community engagement and participation in our programmes
  • Grow volunteering opportunities and volunteering numbers
  • Our people are skilled, inspired and supported
  • Connect and partner with new and existing players in the environment sector
  • Become more financially self-sustaining
  • Diversify our advisory services and products


  • Leading community restoration and environmental education since 1998
  • Nurtures a reciprocal relationship with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei
  • The only North Auckland environment centre
  • One of 12 community environment hubs across Aotearoa, one of two in Auckland
  • Maintains a community-driven, eco-sourced, chemical-free kaupapa
  • Produces 30,000 eco-sourced native plants annually for community restoration projects
  • Aims to protect and restore the biodiversity of the Kaipatiki area and across north Auckland
  • Delivers quality sustainability courses, workshops and events from its Kaipatiki base and across north Auckland
  • Offers regular weekly volunteering opportunities at two community native plant nurseries


Terms & Conditions

Kaipatiki Project is able to operate due to the generosity of our funders and supporters

Foundation North Ministry for the Environment Kaipatiki Local Board Ubiquity Environment Hubs Aotearoa