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Save our backyard bird song

You and your whānau can help save our backyard birdsong by planting native plants in your backyard. Help create a secure environment for our native birds to move around Tāmaki Makaurau.  

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Conservation 21 Feb 2023

Marty 'nose' the importance of island biosecurity

While working the waterfront in the early hours of Sunday morning, Marty the English Springer’s nose began to twitch, and he knew something was amiss.

Environment 16 Jan 2023

Troops needed for war on moth plant

Moth plant is a pest that is taking hold across the city.

Environment 19 Dec 2022

Pest-free focus making good business sense for commercial boaties

From conservation to vessel performance, commercial boat operators are increasingly finding biosecurity is good business practice.

Environment 30 Nov 2022

New home for Pest Free Kaipātiki

Pest Free Kaipātiki has a new home thanks to Auckland Council, Kaipātiki Local Board, and local businesses and volunteers.

Dogs 17 Oct 2022

Conservation dog convention will have noses to the ground

There’s 'paws’ for celebration this week as Auckland Council’s biosecurity dog team gather with their counterparts from the Department of Conservation and private contractors across the country, for a 'nose to tail' convention.

Pest control operation begins to help protect the environment
Conservation 15 Sep 2022

Hunua 1080 application begins

The second phase of this season’s pest control operation in the Hunua Ranges parkland, neighbouring Department of Conservation administered land reserves and some private land, has begun.

Aerial pest control efforts to get underway in Hunua Ranges
Cleaning up our environment 23 Aug 2022

Hunua pest control operation due to get underway

Hunua pest control operation to get underway

Cleaning up our environment 28 Jul 2022

South Auckland waging war on moth plant

Walking down the streets of South Auckland, the moth plant can be seen spreading out to almost every other backyard.