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Second kauri dieback offender fined for entering closed tracks

Auckland Council has been successful in bringing a second prosecution for breaches relating to closed tracks in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park.

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Auckland Council hosts kauri dieback monitoring webinar

Download the video and read the Q&A from our kauri dieback webinar hosted earlier this year.

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Aucklanders thanked for fighting kauri dieback

Non-compliance with kauri dieback measures on our region's tracks has gone down 30 per cent over the last two years.

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Rogue rambler receives fine of $5700 in first kauri dieback prosecution

The offender found guilty of breaching Auckland Council’s Public Safety and Nuisance Bylaw by entering closed tracks in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park in 2019, was today convicted of three offences and fined a total of $5700 and ordered to pay court costs of $130 by Judge Tremewan of the Waitākere District Court.

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Grads Mawhai and Pip become New Zealand’s first specialist kauri dieback sniffer dogs

Biosecurity team’s secret weapon in the battle against kauri dieback.

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New survey to study kauri health in Waitākere Ranges

Auckland Council surveys public land to monitor kauri dieback disease and for the first time will be extending its approach to include healthy trees in its studies.

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Takapuna Beach home to ancient fossilised forest

At the northern end of Takapuna Beach, curious-looking basalt formations can be seen across the shore platform at low tide.