Autumn health check for Hunua Ranges kauri begins
Hunua Ranges ready for a health check in the hope it will confirm the forest is still free of the deadly kauri dieback disease
Botanic Gardens become a classroom
Hundreds of children have taken part in Eye on Nature learning sessions.
Turner returns to Manukau Harbour Forum
Experienced Manukau Harbour guardians Jon Turner and Alan Cole have been returned as chair and deputy of Auckland Council’s Manukau Harbour Forum.
Marty 'nose' the importance of island biosecurity
While working the waterfront in the early hours of Sunday morning, Marty the English Springer’s nose began to twitch, and he knew something was amiss.
Plant assessment gives direction to council conservation
For the first time, Auckland Council has led an assessment of the threat status of vascular plants in the region using the New Zealand Threat Classification System. It’s a comprehensive look at the population size and trends of native species as well as identifying some of the key pressures facing them.
Howick's Point View Track reopens in time for summer
Rediscover Point View Track this summer. Freshly upgraded, the bush path has re-opened, following a couple of months of improvements and prevention work against kauri dieback.
Attracting shorebirds back to Tahuna Torea
A 3D printed pied stilt (poaka) decoy is being used to attract shorebirds.
Hunua pest control programme complete
Auckland Council’s 1080 programme in the Hunua Ranges area has reached an important milestone with parkland reopening after the final bait application with the Hunua Ranges, Waharau and Whakatiwai regional parks reopening on Sunday 13 November.