Pest Free

Environment 11 Sep 2019

Harbour Bridge lights up to celebrate Conservation Week

Auckland’s Harbour Bridge will light up to celebrate 50 years of Conservation Week between Saturday 14 September and Sunday 22 September.

Environment 11 Sep 2019

Vanquishing pests from the paddocks

Meet George Watson, the 10-year-old boy who has taken up trapping as a hobby to rid his parents' farm of pests.

Pest Free 3 Sep 2019

Meet us at the Home Show

Auckland Council taking part in the popular Auckland Home Show (4–8 September) to answer questions and dish out advice.

Parks / Outdoors 23 Aug 2019

Do you have what it takes to be a park ranger?

Applications are closing soon for Auckland Council’s student park ranger summer internship.

Beaches 13 Aug 2019

Like-minds and moving messages at Manukau Harbour Symposium

The Manukau Harbour is under significant threat and communities taking the environmental mantel is the most important way to protect its health according to environmental experts at the 2019 Manukau Harbour Symposium.

Community 3 Jul 2019

Call for entries to 2019 Mayoral Conservation Awards

Do you know heroes who go above and beyond to protect our environment? Nominations for the Mayoral Conservation Awards are now open.

Environment 7 Jun 2019

Fruit Fly Update

On-the-ground efforts to manage the recent fruit fly detections in the Northcote area continue, with the possibility of some controls remaining in place throughout the winter months.

Environment 4 Jun 2019

Together, we’re making gains for our green spaces

When Auckland Council and the community work together on improving our environment, you can see the results.

Community 21 May 2019

Environmental rate empowers communities

Auckland communities have been increasing conservation efforts thanks to the new Natural Environment Targeted Rate (NETR).

Community 29 Apr 2019

Meet a Pest-Free Hero – Frazer Dale

Meet our April pest free hero, the final winner of the Mayoral Conservation Awards, Frazer Dale.

Environment 5 Apr 2019

Help keep your backyard thriving this autumn

Autumn is a key time of year to get your house and backyard ready before winter starts.

Environment 1 Apr 2019

Meet a Pest-Free Hero – Matuku Link

Meet our March pest free hero, Restoration Award recipient Matuku Link.

Environment 19 Mar 2019

Marine pests prompt local hull cleaning rule rethink

The public is being asked for feedback on regulations to stop the spread of marine pests.

Environment 15 Mar 2019

Building a better picture of our kauri

Aerial photography of forested areas will take place over Auckland in March and April to build a picture of our native forests.

Community 14 Mar 2019

Thousands get behind the fight for whitebait

People from schools and community groups have been working with Whitebait Connection to ‘adopt’ whitebait spawning sites.

Community 28 Feb 2019

Meet a Pest-Free Hero – eCoTrack

Meet February's Pest-Free Hero, eCoTrack, a winner of a Mayoral Conservation Award.