September 30, 2020

Learn about the Birkenhead War Memorial Park Volunteers.

What comes to mind when you think of Birkenhead? The Highbury Shopping Mall? Coffee shops? Rugby? The library? Well, what about native trees and birds? Green spaces? Native bush areas? Well, you’ll find all of the...

September 1, 2020

Do you have a weeding task you simply can't tackle because it’s too steep, dangerous, or the pest plant infestation is too big? Do you want to solve that issue for you and your neighbours, or within your reserve as a volunteer for good? One of Pest Free Kaipatiki’s ob...

September 1, 2020

COVID-19 level three may have temporarily stopped us from getting out into reserves to track predators, but you can still take part and contribute to science in our local area at home! We even have some fantastic prizes to be won by getting involved. 

We have leftover c...

August 23, 2020

Have you heard the ringing ‘more-pork’ call of our native owl recently? Luckily, for those of us living in Kaipātiki, our patchwork of native bush reserves prov

July 30, 2020

Fantastic volunteers Anne, Paul, Dave take a break in the sunshine for a photo.

Pest plant coordinator Nic Charlton spoke to volunteers working in Tuff Crater.

Tuff Crater is tucked beside the motorway in Northcote, but don’t let that put you off visiting. It’s a beautif...

July 1, 2020

Pest Plant Hit Squad members Roger and Paul ready to tackle moth plant near Waipa Street.

The pest plant hit squad tackled a range of weeds, including removal of hundreds of moth plant pods, woolly nightshade, and privet species. It is also a site with a number of beaut...

June 28, 2020

Each season brings a different kind of enjoyment when out in the bush. The sights and smells, and living things to be found in winter in our local reserves and green spaces are special to experience. If you are looking for an opportunity to get out and about, give back...

June 28, 2020

Great news! Local resident Sally who has been controlling predators and restoring her property in Northcote has recently shared this lovely news with us. A kākā has returned to her kohekohe dominated backyard and has been playing around with her bird feeders! Kākā have...

June 15, 2020

Please endeavour to send in your feedback on these considerations prior to 19th June. Feedback can be made on-line at Emergency Budget 2020/2021 Consultation.


Auckland Council has had to propose drastic measures to manage a funding shortfall from the effects o...

May 28, 2020

Last year one of our fabulous people was nominated for a Pest Free Kaipatiki volunteer award. He was nominated  for this award  due to his commitment including going beyond the “call of duty” when he got up at 5am on a cold winter's day to deliver flyers as that was th...

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