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Save our backyard bird song

You and your whānau can help save our backyard birdsong by planting native plants in your backyard. Help create a secure environment for our native birds to move around Tāmaki Makaurau.  

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Pest Free 12 Apr 2023

What is Pest Free Auckland?

Pest Free Auckland focuses on the suppression of pest animals, pest plants (environmental weeds), pathogens, and marine pests, to help nature thrive.

Pest Free 20 Apr 2023

Add diversity to your garden with native plants

Having backyards planted with natives across Tāmaki Makaurau is good for the movement and survival of native birds, insects and lizards and it helps mitigate the effects of flooding.

Pest Free 13 Apr 2023

Pull Weeds

Clear your backyard of pest plants, particularly moth plant, yellow/kahili ginger and climbing asparagus. Identify and find tips on the best way to remove the weeds.

Pest Free 20 Apr 2023

Reasons to join your local community conservation group

Community conservation groups are working hard to improve our natural environment right across Tāmaki Makaurau. Check out some great reasons to connect with your local group.

Pest Free 14 Mar 2022

Place traps

Find out how to humanely and safely trap rats, possums and stoats, including what tools to use and where you should put your traps.

Pest Free 13 Apr 2023

Plant Natives

Our native birds love gardens where they can easily find food and water and build a nest.

Pest Free 13 Apr 2023

How to join a conservation group

Conservation groups across Auckland are working hard to protect our native habitats, plants and animals. Make a difference in your local area - find a conservation group near you.

Pest Free 12 Apr 2023

Our Pest Search website

Find out about pest plants and animals in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland. You can search for a pest by name or use the filters to narrow down the selection.