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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How to attract birds to your garden

Check out these easy tips to make your garden a top destination for New Zealand birds.

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Quiz: Can you guess our native trees from a single leaf?

Take this quiz and find out how many native trees you can identify from just a single leaf.


Rats go nuts for peanut butter

A new twist on trapping will see pests go nuts over peanut butter.


Franklin's pests in firing line

Predator Free Franklin has won a Mayoral Conservation Award.


Conservation heroes honoured at Mayoral Awards

Everyday environmental heroes doing good!


What lies beneath our two biggest harbours?

What marine pests call Auckland’s two biggest harbours home?


Harbour Bridge lights up to celebrate Conservation Week

Auckland’s Harbour Bridge will light up to celebrate 50 years of Conservation Week between Saturday 14 September and Sunday 22 September.


Vanquishing pests from the paddocks

Meet George Watson, the 10-year-old boy who has taken up trapping as a hobby to rid his parents' farm of pests.