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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Environment 9 Jul 2018

Big boost for environmental initiatives on the North Shore

North Shore streams, ecosystems and threatened species will benefit from $400,000 of funding from the Kaipātiki Local Board’s budget.

Environment 4 Jul 2018

Some heroes wear feathers

A team of chickens hunting down plague skinks on Aotea Great Barrier are now giving the Auckland community an egg-cellent gift as well.

Environment 26 Jun 2018

Tips for starting your own pest-control group

Our top tips for starting a pest-control group in your neighbourhood.

Environment 25 Jun 2018

A mission to bring back songbirds

Eastern Bays residents are flocking to get rid of predators in their gardens, parks and reserves.

Environment 20 Jun 2018

Students take on the moth plant

Auckland high school students take on an unusual challenge – eradicating moth plants pods.

Environment 30 May 2018

Meet Brad, our bachelor bat

This little fellow was looking for roommates – and he promised not to take up much space.

Environment 29 May 2018

North Island saddleback welcomed to new home

On Saturday 26 May, 40 tīeke or North Island saddlebacks arrived from Tiritiri Matangi to their new home.

Community 24 May 2018

War on rabbits

A virus to control wild rabbit populations across the region will be released in 2019.