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Kauri dieback

Conservation

Injection of funding to fast-track kauri dieback work programme

Auckland Council has been successful in securing $1.9m over two years from the DOC administered Jobs for Nature Fund to support kauri dieback work in the region.

Kauri dieback

Second kauri dieback offender fined for entering closed tracks

Auckland Council has been successful in bringing a second prosecution for breaches relating to closed tracks in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park.

Kauri dieback

Auckland Council hosts kauri dieback monitoring webinar

Download the video and read the Q&A from our kauri dieback webinar hosted earlier this year.

Environment

Grads Mawhai and Pip become New Zealand’s first specialist kauri dieback sniffer dogs

Biosecurity team’s secret weapon in the battle against kauri dieback.

Kauri dieback

New survey to study kauri health in Waitākere Ranges

Auckland Council surveys public land to monitor kauri dieback disease and for the first time will be extending its approach to include healthy trees in its studies.

Kauri dieback

Takapuna Beach home to ancient fossilised forest

At the northern end of Takapuna Beach, curious-looking basalt formations can be seen across the shore platform at low tide.

Environment

Kauri compliance message making a mark

This summer has seen non-compliant behaviour trending down across the region.

Environment

Rediscover a kauri walk near you this summer

Kauri dieback crews have worked hard throughout the year to upgrade tracks so locals can get out and enjoy them.

Environment

What's on the horizon for kauri tracks in 2021

Several tracks in the regional park network have already re-opened with upgrade works to others either underway or about to start.

Environment

Vandalism takes shine off kauri dieback track upgrades

Auckland ratepayers have been hit by acts of vandalism in local and regional parks where kauri tracks have been closed to the public for upgrades. So far, it has cost them over $100,000.

Akl Paths

Head east and explore this summer

Exploring Auckland’s paths is a great opportunity to exercise, burning off some energy and have fun outdoors.

Akl Paths

Get active out west this summer

Visit Akl Paths to find paths, playgrounds and cycle paths to enjoy in west Auckland.

Akl Paths

Explore and play in south Auckland this summer

Exploring Auckland’s paths is a great opportunity to combine exercise with helping the kids burn off some energy and having some fun.

Akl Paths

Explore and play in central Auckland

Exploring Auckland’s paths are a great opportunity to combine exercise with helping the kids burn off some energy and having some fun.

Environment

What your targeted rates have preserved over the past year

Auckland's environment is benefitting from the natural environment and water quality targeted rates.