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Pest Free 20 Dec 2018

Meet a Pest Free Hero – Kaipatiki Project nursery

For December's hero, OurAuckland meets another winner of the Mayoral Conservation Awards.

Environment 1 Oct 2018

The future of conservation discussed at Pestival 2018

More than 500 people attended Pestival to learn about conservation efforts throughout Auckland.

Pest Free 28 Sep 2018

How to become a pest-trapping hero

Trapping and capturing pests makes a big difference to our environment. Here are a few tips to get you started.

Environment 25 Sep 2018

Rosie the ratcatcher – our environmental heroine

Who's got the best nose in town? It's Rosie, the newest member of our biosecurity team.

Community 24 Sep 2018

Winners of inaugural Mayoral Conservation Awards announced

Conservationists recognised for their passion, innovation and dedication.

Environment 20 Sep 2018

The fight to save our forests

Native trees are under threat from harmful pathogens. Find out what you can do to help.

Community 19 Sep 2018

Waiheke aiming to become world's first predator-free urban island

Ambitious plan to rid Waiheke of pests.

Environment 17 Sep 2018

Managing cats to protect biodiversity

Pest management is an important tool for ensuring the protection of New Zealand’s biodiversity.

Community 14 Sep 2018

Restoring Lake Pupuke a high environmental priority

What's tipping our taonga into decline?

Community 14 Sep 2018

How-To-Be-A-Hero Toolkit

The next step to becoming an environmental hero yourself is helping your neighbourhood become pest free.

Environment 7 Sep 2018

How to become a hero at beating weeds

Simple steps to control pest weeds in your garden.

Environment 6 Sep 2018

Red-light districts help whitebait thrive

Meet the Aucklander who's helping endangered īnanga.

Environment 30 Aug 2018

Hunua pest control programme nears start

Gearing up to start 1080 application in Hunua Ranges parklands.

14-24 year olds 27 Aug 2018

Young heroes take on pests

A team of students have been trapping and capturing rats at the school and local reserve.

Community 24 Aug 2018

Rats running riot – pest control tips ahead of winter

Community groups are fighting back against pests who are a threat to our biodiversity and environment.

Environment 2 Aug 2018

Entries closing soon for Mayoral Conservation Awards

Auckland is celebrating its first ever Mayoral Conservation Awards.