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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Kauri dieback

Aucklanders thanked for fighting kauri dieback

Non-compliance with kauri dieback measures on our region's tracks has gone down 30 per cent over the last two years.

Environment

Grads Mawhai and Pip become New Zealand’s first specialist kauri dieback sniffer dogs

Biosecurity team’s secret weapon in the battle against kauri dieback.

Pest plants

Howick children at the forefront of making Auckland pest free

For the last few months, school children and preschool toddlers in Howick ward have been behind a mammoth hunt that yielded monumental results.

Pest Free

How much do you know about our native birds?

Our team of experts have put together some exciting facts about our precious native birds. Do you know which bird can sound like a car alarm?

Environment

Finalists shortlisted in this year’s Mayoral Conservation Awards

Environmental champions achievements to be recognised.

Environment

Regional Pest Management Plan comes into effect

The new pest management plan is critical to the survival of the region’s native species, both plant and animal, which evolved in the absence of pests.

Pest Free

Has bird song returned to your backyard?

How well have you done this spring in attracting the return of bird song into your backyard?

Environment

Enjoy the outdoors and take care of our kauri this weekend

The weather’s looking perfect for the long weekend, perfect enough to draw many thousands of Aucklanders and visitors into the great outdoors.