Save our backyard bird song

It’s a risky business for our native birds to move about the region but there is a plan to make it safer. Pest Free Auckland focuses on the suppression of pest animals and plants to create a secure environment for our wildlife to thrive. Together we can save our backyard birdsong.

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Pest Free 14 Mar 2022

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 14 Mar 2022

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 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 14 Mar 2022

Plant Natives

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

Pest Free 24 Mar 2022

Watch: Attracting birds to your Backyard with Ranger Glenn

Ranger Glenn and Tim ”The Bird Whisperer” explain which native birds you may spot in your backyard and what native plants to plant for them.

Pest Free 24 Mar 2022

Backyard activities for the whole family

Want to get the whole family involved and save our backyard birdsong? Here are some fun activities you can do together.

Pest Free 24 Mar 2022

Join a conservation community 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 8 Jul 2021

Pest Search

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.

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28 Oct 2022 - 26 Nov 2022

Introduction to Plant Pests (Weeds) Workshops

Learn more about how to identify and control pest plants in your local park or community.