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Protecting the Hauraki Gulf

The Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana / Te Moananui-ā-Toi is a special place with its stunning coastlines, marine reserves, pristine beaches and native wildlife on islands.

Pests and waste threaten this beautiful natural environment but there are small actions we can all take together to protect its wildlife, islands and waters.

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Hauraki Gulf 25 Oct 2022

Top tips for boaties

Heading to the Hauraki Gulf by boat? Here are our top tips on how you can protect our Hauraki Gulf from waste and pests.  

Hauraki Gulf 19 Oct 2022

Top tips for visitors

Whether you’re heading out for a day or staying a while, here are our top tips to keep the Hauraki Gulf pest and waste free when you visit.

Dogs 17 Oct 2022

Conservation dog convention will have noses to the ground

There’s 'paws’ for celebration this week as Auckland Council’s biosecurity dog team gather with their counterparts from the Department of Conservation and private contractors across the country, for a 'nose to tail' convention.

Environment 19 Dec 2022

Pest-free focus making good business sense for commercial boaties

From conservation to vessel performance, commercial boat operators are increasingly finding biosecurity is good business practice.

Hauraki Gulf 1 Dec 2022

Fire and Emergency New Zealand declares a prohibited fire season for the Hauraki Gulf islands

A total ban on all outdoor fires is in place and previous permits are suspended.