Conservation

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Environment 11 Mar 2022

First reports reveal reptile and amphibian predicament

Auckland Council has just released its Regional Threat Assessment for reptiles and amphibians, the first two in a series of threat assessments for indigenous species in the Auckland region.

Conservation 26 Jan 2022

EDWard and his dotterel mates tagged for research

Two pairs of Northern New Zealand dotterels have taken up residence at Wynyard Point on land formerly occupied by the old tank farm, a site they’ve judged a prime nesting habitat.

Community 2 Dec 2021

Upper Waitematā community nursery project recognised

An innovative project growing native plants for large scale restoration projects in the Upper Harbour Local Board area was a finalist in the Auckland Mayoral Conservation Awards.

Conservation 2 Dec 2021

Leigh’s little blue penguin project recognised

A finalist in Auckland's Mayoral Conservation Awards, the Warkworth Forest & Bird Little Penguin Project is the culmination of many years of collaboration with the Leigh community.

Conservation 25 Nov 2021

School groups take out Supreme Award at Mayoral Conservation Awards

Gulf Island schools secure top environmental award

Environmental Heroes 5 Nov 2021

Mayoral Conservation Awards finalists announced

Celebrate the amazing work the conservation community is doing in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Conservation 4 Nov 2021

Anonymous lumberjacks let loose their tree chopping skills

Reports of senseless vandalism to trees and vegetation on Auckland Council land have increased during the latest lockdown period.