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.
A vigilant Fullers360 crew member seized a small plague skink on a vessel due to depart for Rangitoto Island recently - the sixth recorded plague skink interception since 2016.
Great Barrier Island residents asked to keep eye out for foreign vessels in battle to protect the island’s unique ecosystems from pest species.
Auckland Council’s island biosecurity programme took the New Zealand Biosecurity Eagle Technology Local and Central Government Award on 4 November.
The Petrelheads of Cornwallis Peninsula are passionate about their namesake, the grey-faced petrel, and are working to manage the pests that threaten them.
Auckland Council compliance officers were out in force over the weekend, watching for people breaking the rules around the use of closed tracks and putting kauri at risk.