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 13 Nov 2020

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 5 Nov 2020

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 6 Oct 2020

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.

Environment 15 Sep 2020

Wasp nest discovery a timely summer reminder

A nest home to tens of thousands of wasps found in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park is a reminder of the threat the common wasp can pose.

Environment 18 Aug 2020

Auckland Council gets back into environmental action

Auckland Council staff and contractors will be back out in the field as early as next week to resume work protecting and enhancing the region’s natural environment.

Environment 14 Aug 2020

Pest-proofing as boaties prepare to return to the water

In preparation for the return to the water, Auckland Council is urging boat owners to check their vessels for pests, both above and below the water, before heading out.

Environment 14 Aug 2020

Hunt for elusive intruder uncovers surprising activity on pest free island

Cameras on Motukorea/Browns Island in the Hauraki Gulf have captured footage of Aucklanders accessing the island during both lockdown Alert Levels 4 and 3.

Walkways 6 Jul 2020

Walks out west you can do

Alternative walks in west Auckland to help keep our kauri standing.