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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Community 19 Mar 2020

Students create colourful murals for pest free trailer

A colourful trailer, decorated by three local students attending three different Enviro schools, will stand out in the local community.

Environment 4 Mar 2020

Totara Park planting helps to green the city

Manurewa’s Totara Park continues to play a big part in the greening of Auckland.

Environment 12 Dec 2019

Stowaway caught trying to hitch a ride on Rangitoto ferry

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.

Dogs 11 Dec 2019

A new generation of council pups on its way

Piri, one of Auckland Council's hard-working biosecurity dogs is expecting puppies - and it's almost time to meet them.

Environment 3 Dec 2019

Keep an eye out for foreign vessels in Great Barrier waters

Great Barrier Island residents asked to keep eye out for foreign vessels in battle to protect the island’s unique ecosystems from pest species.

Environment 5 Nov 2019

Tackling the tricky issues to keep our gulf islands safe

Auckland Council’s island biosecurity programme took the New Zealand Biosecurity Eagle Technology Local and Central Government Award on 4 November.

Environment 4 Nov 2019

Cornwallis Petrelheads protect peninsula's vulnerable birds

The Petrelheads of Cornwallis Peninsula are passionate about their namesake, the grey-faced petrel, and are working to manage the pests that threaten them.