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Kauri dieback

Environment 19 Oct 2021

The race to save the mighty kauri

Kauri is one of our most important native species – here’s how Auckland Council is helping to protect it.

Conservation 15 Sep 2021

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 27 Jul 2021

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 9 Jul 2021

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 24 Jun 2021

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 12 May 2021

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 11 May 2021

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.

Kauri dieback 31 Mar 2021

Auckland Council successful in first kauri dieback prosecution

Wandering walker found guilty of breaching bylaw

Environment 16 Feb 2021

Kauri compliance message making a mark

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

Environment 10 Dec 2020

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 10 Dec 2020

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 10 Dec 2020

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 7 Dec 2020

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 7 Dec 2020

Get active out west this summer

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

Akl Paths 7 Dec 2020

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 7 Dec 2020

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.