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Environment 3 Mar 2016

Hillcrest Creek widened to prevent flooding

Work is underway to widen Hillcrest Creek and reduce the flooding risk to over 100 properties in the Hillcrest area.

Environment 25 Feb 2016

Pest control set for Waitākere wasps

Wasp control bait will go out over 565ha of the northern Ark in the Park area, which has several popular walks and tramping tracks often attracting large numbers of visitors.

Environment 25 Feb 2016

Goat Island... not what it used to be

Latest monitoring shows crayfish and snapper numbers at Goat Island are less than when reserve first created.

Environment 25 Feb 2016

Discover Āwhitu Regional Park

If you haven’t had time to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city over summer, a day trip to Āwhitu Regional Park could be just what you need.

Kids / Family 25 Feb 2016

Our resident 'bat man' has tips for campers

Ben Paris our resident 'Bat man' is urging campers in the Waitakere and Hunua Ranges to keep a lookout for native long-tailed bats during the Big Camp Out on 5 and 6 March.

Environment 24 Feb 2016

Forest flourishes following Hunua pest blitz

Flourishing foliage and signs of new life in the kōkako population are the first signs of a successful pest control programme in the Hunua Ranges this year.

Beaches 23 Feb 2016

Swimmers at Waiheke advised to wash off

Swimmers at all Waiheke beaches are advised to wash off after being in the sea water.

Beaches 22 Feb 2016

Poster series celebrates Hauraki Gulf

Coming up with three compelling and visual stories about the Gulf has become a summer ritual for Hauraki Gulf Forum’s Executive Officer Tim Higham.