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Auckland Council initiates first kauri dieback prosecution

The first charges have been filed for breaches of the Public Safety and Nuisance Bylaw relating to the entry of closed tracks in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park.


Kauri compliance high but locals their own worst enemy

Auckland Council compliance officers were out in force over the weekend, watching for people breaking the rules around the use of closed tracks and putting kauri at risk.

Kauri dieback

The digital kaitiaki of our forests

Innovate Auckland, an Auckland Council collective, is trialling a new tool to protect our forests and parks from kauri dieback.


Kirks Bush track upgrades to prevent kauri dieback spread

Tracks in Papakura’s Kirks Bush are being upgraded as part of a plan to protect against the spread of kauri dieback disease.


Targeted rates protecting our natural environment

The two targeted rates introduced last year have helped us to increase our protection of Auckland’s natural environment and waterways.

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Upgraded track protects kauri roots

Funds from Rodney Local Board have helped with upgrade work at Kohuroa Stream Track.


Local park and track closures to prevent spread of kauri dieback

Several tracks and some local parks are being temporarily closed or rerouted.


Phosphite boost to kauri defence systems

Auckland Council has been delivering phosphite to infected kauri in the Waitākere Ranges.