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Mayor 11 Dec 2023

Mayor Wayne Brown encourages Aucklanders to support the fight against exotic caulerpa

Two species of exotic caulerpa seaweed have been found in Auckland. Mayor Wayne Brown encourages all Aucklanders, boaties and beachgoers to know the advice and what to do if they spot it.

Environment 7 Dec 2023

Auckland Council using AI technology to understand tree canopy cover changes

The council has a new tool to work towards its goal of increasing tree canopy across urban Auckland.

Conservation 6 Dec 2023

Te Haumanu Taiao – restoring the natural environment in Tāmaki Makaurau

Ecological manual now available to help with your restoration projects

Council news 6 Dec 2023

Auckland Council allocates $225,000 to support community-based climate action

Auckland Council’s Planning, Environment and Parks Committee has approved $225,000 in funding to community groups to support climate action as part of the Auckland Climate Grant.

Council news 4 Dec 2023

Beachcombing leads to additional caulerpa detection at Medlands Beach

Exotic caulerpa has also been detected at Medlands Beach on the east coast of Aotea Great Barrier Island – thanks to the vigilance of Auckland Council Biosecurity Advisor Karen Thode.

Council news 1 Dec 2023

Prohibited Fire Season for Hauraki Gulf Islands

Fire and Emergency NZ has declared a prohibited fire season for the Hauraki Gulf Islands, from 1 December 2023

Conservation 29 Nov 2023

1 January 2024 cutoff date to be pest free warranted

Warrants to protect biosecurity on Hauraki Gulf