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.

News152 Results

Community 5 Jun 2019

Fearless fowl heading for retirement

The pest-hunting chickens on Great Barrier Island are retiring after a job well done.

Environment 4 Jun 2019

Together, we’re making gains for our green spaces

When Auckland Council and the community work together on improving our environment, you can see the results.

Community 21 May 2019

Environmental rate empowers communities

Auckland communities have been increasing conservation efforts thanks to the new Natural Environment Targeted Rate (NETR).

Community 21 May 2019

Pest free push a hit with Howick residents

The Pest Free Howick team have been run off their feet as residents take up the challenge of helping build a better ecological future for their area.

Environment 16 May 2019

Workshops to prevent pests in Great Barrier's waters

New workshops on Great Barrier will help the community stop the spread of marine pests and maintain the integrity of the marine environment.

Environment 1 May 2019

E-boat enables fish survey at Lake Tomarata

Researchers from University of Waikato and NIWA have been sampling Lake Tomarata using an electric fishing boat.

Community 29 Apr 2019

Meet a Pest-Free Hero – Frazer Dale

Meet our April pest free hero, the final winner of the Mayoral Conservation Awards, Frazer Dale.

Environment 24 Apr 2019

Dutch elm disease found on Takarunga / Mt Victoria

Around fifty elm trees in Devonport are infected with Dutch elm disease and must be removed to prevent the disease from spreading further.