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

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

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

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

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

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.

Environment

Kauri compliance high but locals their own worst enemy

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.

Environmental Heroes

Spot A Native Bird Competition Winners

Take a look at the winning entries to our photo competition and find out how you can protect our native birds.

Environmental Heroes

Motuihe Island – pest free since 2005

Meet the Motuihe Trust, community volunteers who have been working hard to keep the island pest free since 2005.