Restoring a piece of ecological paradise

Local volunteers have been hard at work restoring a nature lovers heaven around Le Roy’s Bush in Northcote.

Find a pest-free community group near you

Community groups across Auckland are always happy to welcome new members.

Project offers unique bird’s eye view of Albert Park

For two weeks, Aucklanders will be able climb a specially constructed scaffolding staircase wrapped around a 50-metre tall tree in the city centre.

Tackling the tricky issues to keep our gulf islands safe

Auckland Council’s island biosecurity programme took the New Zealand Biosecurity Eagle Technology Local and Central Government Award on 4 November.

Chicken re-homing operations underway

More than 50 of the Titirangi chickens have been successfully removed since the re-homing operation began this week.

Spot A Native Bird Competition Winners

Take a look at the winning entries to our photo competition and find out how you can protect our native birds.

The Bonapartes of Tāwharanui return

A pair of wayward takahē has been caught after a weeks-long chase after an escape from their Tāwharanui sanctuary.

Motuihe Island – pest free since 2005

Meet the Motuihe Trust, community volunteers who have been working hard to keep the island pest free since 2005.

Protect the Hauraki Gulf during summer

Planning on heading out on the Hauraki Gulf this summer? Spare a thought for kauri, kiwi, takahe and our rare sea birds.

Watch: Auckland's Pest Free progress

We're making progress protecting native species, enhancing their habitats and eradicating pests. Find out how.

Protecting our native giant kokopu

Auckland Council is working with a team of volunteers to protect the native fish species giant kokopu on Waiheke.

Eastern Bays mum inspires families to reduce waste

An Eastern Bays local is supporting sustainable living in her community through recycling events she’s spearheaded at St Heliers School Hall since 2008.

Quiz: Can you guess our native trees from a single leaf?

Take this quiz and find out how many native trees you can identify from just a single leaf.