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Conservation 30 May 2024

Exotic pets don’t belong in Auckland’s natural environment

Native plants and animals can thrive and survive without exotic pests in their patch

Community 15 May 2024

Kōkako volunteers mark 30 years on job

Volunteers who have trekked the Hunua Ranges to conserve the last kōkako population in the mainland Auckland region have celebrated 30 years.

Conservation 27 Feb 2024

Showing off their sleuthing skills to Hawaiian mates!

Auckland Council’s biosecurity dog team is demonstrating their skills to their Hawaiian counterparts.

Conservation 21 Feb 2024

Auckland Council initiative to transform golf courses into biodiversity havens

The collaborative project has brought together 22 golf courses and their neighbouring communities to connect these green spaces with collective care for the environment.

Cleaning up our environment 14 Feb 2024

Mangrove survey launched

Few plants spark as much debate as mangroves. A survey is underway to find out more.

Conservation 7 Feb 2024

Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara gift name to gecko

Rediscovered gecko gifted te reo name of korowai gecko

Conservation 6 Dec 2023

Te Haumanu Taiao – restoring the natural environment in Tāmaki Makaurau

Ecological manual now available to help with your restoration projects

Conservation 29 Nov 2023

1 January 2024 cutoff date to be pest free warranted

Warrants to protect biosecurity on Hauraki Gulf

Conservation 23 Nov 2023

A 30-year history realised in a 30 month “labour of love”

Hard graft over 30 years results in a conservation success

Vote me Bird of the Century - staying alive has earned your vote!
Beaches 30 Oct 2023

Dotty dotterel for Bird of the Century – vote me!

I'm endangered, look after me - vote me for Bird of the Century

Cleaning up our environment 28 Sep 2023

Cats add to Māui dolphin's plight

Everyone knows cats are a threat to birds, but they are also a problem for Māui dolphins.

Sustainability 14 Sep 2023

Come in and say hi to the friendly staff at the newest community recycling centre in Auckland

Auckland’s newest community recycling centre is more than just a place to drop off your unwanted items. It’s a place where the community can come together and learn more about sustainability.

Conservation 22 Aug 2023

Bobby puts best paw forward but needs your support!

The search is on for a hound good at its job!

Conservation 15 Aug 2023

Dotterels emerge from a rough summer breeding season

Stormy summer weather impacts dotterel breeding season