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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14-24 year olds 27 Aug 2018

Young heroes take on pests

A team of students have been trapping and capturing rats at the school and local reserve.

Community 24 Aug 2018

Rats running riot – pest control tips ahead of winter

Community groups are fighting back against pests who are a threat to our biodiversity and environment.

Environment 22 Aug 2018

Water hyacinth weed found in Mission Heights Reserve

A project is underway to rid a Flat Bush waterway of the invasive water hyacinth weed.

Environment 2 Aug 2018

Entries closing soon for Mayoral Conservation Awards

Auckland is celebrating its first ever Mayoral Conservation Awards.

Environment 1 Aug 2018

Parks to battle weeds without chemical sprays

Parks within the Waitematā Local Board area are going agri-chemical free to fight weeds.

Community 20 Jul 2018

Meet a Pest Free Hero – Izzy Mackenzie

This month, we hear about pest-free work from the mouth of the hero themselves.

Environment 18 Jul 2018

Kākā sightings on the rise in central Auckland

Conservation projects as part of Pest Free Auckland are contributing to a resurgence of native bird numbers in the city.

Environment 18 Jul 2018

Whitebait stocks boosted with native fish release

Reinforcements arrive to help survival of giant kōkopu in Tāwharanui Regional Park.