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Plant natives, remove pest plants and animals

Help save Tāmaki Makaurau’s backyard birdsong by planting native plants in your backyard to create a secure environment for our native birds to move around in. Find out about planting natives in your backyard. Add diversity with native plants. See more.

Clear your backyard of pest plants, particularly moth plant, yellow/kahili ginger and climbing asparagus. Identify and find tips on the best way to remove the weeds.

Find out how to humanely and safely trap rats, possums and stoats. Search for a pest plant or animal here.

Community conservation groups are working hard to improve our natural environment. See these reasons to join your local group. Find a conservation group near you.

Pest Free Auckland focuses on the suppression of pest animals, pest plants (environmental weeds), pathogens, and marine pests, to help nature thrive.

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