Join a conservation community group

Publish Date : 10 Sep 2021
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The Pest Free Auckland initiative focuses on suppressing pest animals, pest plants (environmental weeds), pathogens, and marine pests to enable nature to thrive. And planting natives, which helps improve existing habitats and establish new ones.

But it will take hard work from everyone, including volunteers like you, to make it happen.

Conservation groups across Auckland are working hard to protect our native habitats, plants and animals. Make a difference in your local area - find a conservation group near you.

Search the Auckland Conservation Directory

Search the ‘yellow pages’ of our region’s groups and organisations engaged in conservation across Tāmaki Makaurau in the Auckland Conservation Directory.

Tip: use the location drop down box to find groups near you.

Find out what’s happening in your neighbourhood

Check out the Conservation Map to see what activity is taking place in your neighbourhood, and who to connect with, to lend a hand.

Tip: tick the box next to the ‘Local initiative or group’ and the ‘Landscape initiative or group’ layers in the legend. Click on shapes to find out more.

Be a park volunteer

Volunteer in local or regional parks, see Volunteer in our parks.

Start your own group

If you can’t find a community group in your area, why not start your own group with your neighbours? Contact for information on how we can support you. And check out some great resources here.

Discover conservation events

Check out conservation events or other opportunities to get involved in.

Get started in your own backyard

Find ways to save your backyard birdsong.

Stay informed

Subscribe to our regular e-newsletter and keep up to date with Pest Free Auckland activities.
And follow our Auckland Biodiversity Facebook page for updates and stories.

For more information, contact 

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