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Environment 13 Apr 2018

Pesky skinks meet unlikely opposition

Auckland Council and the Department of Conservation have launched an unusual experiment to manage the threat of plague skinks on Great Barrier Aotea Great Barrier.

Environment 12 Apr 2018

Calling together a dotterel forum

You’ve heard of a baby-sitter, a dog-walker – but ever come across a dotterel minder?

Community 12 Apr 2018

Meet a pest-free hero: Stephanie Chamberlin

OurAuckland chats to Stephanie Chamberlin, who tackles conservation from the ground up.

Environment 10 Apr 2018

Race for Motutapu

A team of Auckland Council Pools and Leisure Centre members has raised $500 to support the restoration of Motutapu Island.

Environment 10 Apr 2018

Conservation stops for no man (or woman)

What better way to spend your weekend than chatting about Auckland's pests and waterways?

Beaches 28 Mar 2018

A summer of Safeswim

Safeswim is changing the way we think about our water.

Pest Free 28 Mar 2018

Help beat tree privet

Tree privet is a poisonous pest plant that can smother native species and cause asthma.

Environment 23 Mar 2018

Experts weigh in on environment targeted rates

At our Auckland Conversations event on the environment as part of the 10-year Budget and Auckland Plan 2050 consultation, we discussed the challenges facing our environment.

Environment 21 Mar 2018

How do we make Auckland's growth work for everyone?

John Mauro: We can turn the growth problem into an opportunity.

Environment 20 Mar 2018

Help us fight avian botulism

Why feeding the ducks bread while in the water is no longer encouraged.

Dogs 6 Mar 2018

Sniffing out mice in the Antipodes Islands

Auckland Council biosecurity advisor Brian Shields is part of a team helping to eradicate mice from the Antipodes Islands.

Kids / Family 2 Mar 2018

Get to know your local wildlife for World Wildlife Day

Celebrate World Wildlife Day with us on 3 March by learning fun facts about our local wildlife.

Pest Free 15 Feb 2018

Dogs on a mission

A heroic doggie pair and their human are voyaging over the ocean on a pest-control mission this week.

Environment 13 Feb 2018

Meet a conservation hero: Guardians of Rakino Island

OurAuckland chats with three heroes whose shared love for conservation work has led them to establish the Rakino Native Plant Nursery, a secluded sanctuary regenerating Rakino island’s unique biodiversity.

Mayor 13 Feb 2018

Mayor announces more resources to tackle illegal dumping

Significant new resources announced to tackle illegal dumping in Auckland.

Environment 2 Feb 2018

Phosphite treatment to begin in Waitākere Ranges

Kauri in one of the areas most affected by the kauri dieback disease are due for a dose of medicine as part of a field treatment programme.