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Auckland Botanic Gardens Raingarden

21 February 2024

Auckland Botanic Gardens Raingarden

The visitor car-park at the Auckland Botanic Gardens sees rainwater drain to the low point, adjacent to the library building.

Humility is the practice of recognizing our limitations and imperfections, and it is essential to personal growth and development. Whether it's acknowledging our mistakes and shortcomings, seeking feedback from others, or approaching new situations with a sense of openness and curiosity, humility can help us learn and grow in meaningful ways.

Another exciting development in technology and nature is the use of nanotechnology. By working at the molecular level, we can create materials and devices that are incredibly small and efficient. Nanotechnology has the potential to revolutionize the way we think about energy, water purification, and even food production.

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Living Earth manages composting operations in Auckland and Christchurch. In Auckland, on Puketutu Island, green waste undergoes a 3-4 month windrow composting process. In Christchurch, the Bromley plant processes 50,000 tonnes of organic waste annually using advanced in-vessel and windrow techniques, producing compost for multiple markets.

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Our products are distributed across Auckland through Central Landscape Supplies and NZ Landscape Supplies, and nationally via Kings Plant Barn. Additionally, we support environmental initiatives like Motutapu Island's revegetation, using our compost to nurture native NZ plants.


A collaborative approach between Waterfront Auckland, the designers Architectus, engineers Designflo, Hawkins Open Spaces and Living Earth means the growing media is manufactured to optimum specifications for performance.

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