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.

Background

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...

May 28, 2020

We are offering free training on how to look after kauri trees while conducting pest control or restoration work. If you want to continue working safely in areas of kauri - this is the workshop for you.

You will come out of the training with the knowledge, equipment and...

April 29, 2020

What can individuals do under COVID-19 Level 3? Here are Pest Free Kaipatiki’s thoughts for you to consider……·

Activities are still at home or local. Individuals are responsible to be safe -  effort in safe situations could proceed, for example Ratters can make sure the...

April 29, 2020

With the move from to Alert Level 3, PFK are organising a way Kaipatiki residents and community members can safely access the pest control resources they need. This will include things such as:

  • Bait supply to continue the April-May predator pulse

  • New traps/stat...

April 29, 2020

Kauri Glen Reserve, as the name suggests is home to many magnificent kauri and is an amazing ecological asset in Kaipatiki. While the reserve group volunteers have worked tirelessly to maintain this area, it is well past the time that this special area gets the love an...