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 14 Aug 2019

Pest trapping all the rage in Ōrākei

The Natural Environment Targeted Rate is helping Ōrākei residents to embrace backyard trapping.

Beaches 13 Aug 2019

Like-minds and moving messages at Manukau Harbour Symposium

The Manukau Harbour is under significant threat and communities taking the environmental mantel is the most important way to protect its health according to environmental experts at the 2019 Manukau Harbour Symposium.

Beaches 13 Aug 2019

Targeted rates support Howick environmental projects

Some of Howick’s most iconic beaches are benefiting from Auckland Council’s targeted water quality and natural environment rates.

Environment 8 Aug 2019

Pests under pressure in Hauraki Gulf

Auckland Council is investing money raised from the Natural Environment Targeted Rate into pest control across our region.

Beaches 19 Jul 2019

Targeted rates protecting our natural environment

The two targeted rates introduced last year have helped us to increase our protection of Auckland’s natural environment and waterways.

Environment 19 Jul 2019

Wairoa River volunteers make progress

Supported by Franklin Local Board, Friends of Te Wairoa Catchment continues to attract people to efforts to improve the Wairoa River.

Beaches 10 Jul 2019

Franklin environmental projects get funding

Franklin Local Board puts money behind minimising waste in Waiuku.

Pest Free 3 Jul 2019

Kaipātiki Project to gain improved facilities

Environmental education in Kaipātiki has been bolstered by plans to redevelop facilities hosting the Kaipātiki Project.