There are a large number of weeds that outcompete our native plants – we call these ‘pest plants’. They are a real problem for Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland. Pest plants are easily spread around the region, especially if they have fruit that our birds like to eat. By pulling these weeds and replacing them with natives, we’ll help bring the beautiful birdsong back into our yards.
Learn how to remove pest plants with Ranger Glenn
Some of the worst offending weeds
These are just some of the weeds you should keep an eye out for across the region (click the images for more information):