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 19 Oct 2021

Getting to Pest Free Auckland

Getting to Pest Free Auckland will require effort from the whole community.

Conservation 1 Oct 2021

Aspiring novice eager to find new role in pest detection

Biosecurity dog team welcome Watson

Conservation 29 Sep 2021

Jobs for Nature injects funds to support Kawau Island project

A $4.85m project to target the eradication of rats, stoats and possums on Kawau Island in the Hauraki Gulf has received an injection of $1.3m from the Government’s Jobs for Nature Fund through Predator Free 2050 Ltd.

Kauri dieback 24 Jun 2021

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 24 Jun 2021

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 14 Jun 2021

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 18 May 2021

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 19 Nov 2020

Finalists shortlisted in this year’s Mayoral Conservation Awards

Environmental champions achievements to be recognised.