September 25, 2019

Have you taken part in pest plant control activities in the Kaipātiki Local Board area over the last year?

We would like to invite you to provide your ideas and feedback on what we could do better for the next phase of this campaign. Please click here to complete the su...

September 24, 2019

Join your neighbours in caring for your precious local environment!

Community Meeting 

Sunday 13 October, 2.30–4pm

Bayview School

**What is the Bayview Restoration Project?**

**How to get involved in removing pest plants and predators**

**Receive a free rat trap or bait stat...

September 24, 2019

We had the best morning on Sunday 22 September with a fantastic group of neighbours in Beach Haven, who, with support from Pest Free Kaipātiki, are initiating a community restoration project of the bush area around their local Boat Ramp.

We spoke about their vision for...

September 23, 2019

Check your letterbox because you should have receive your voting papers for the 2019 Local Government Elections.

Pest Free Kaipātiki invited all candidates to participate in either a video interview or an online survey to share their views.

Here are their responses in al...

August 26, 2019

Recently some interest has come from a couple of community members wanting to give a bit of love and attention to Stancich Reserve in Hillcrest.

Stancich reserve has a wonderful stand of native kahikatea trees and some nice old puriri that provide a great food source (a...

August 26, 2019

We are almost all the way through the August predator pulse.

A pulse is a time during the year that we blitz predator control, specifically timed around times of food scarcity or to manage native bird or rodent
breeding cycles.

It’s easy to contribute towards protecting...

August 26, 2019

Earlier this month, we had a blast with students of St Mary’s School.

Thanks to the teachers and Caretaker Norman for the opportunity to visit and talk to the children about native biodiversity and pest animal monitoring.

Fiona was particularly impressed with the student...

August 26, 2019

A big thank you to all the fantastic volunteers, schools and neighbours that have got on board with this month’s Citizen Science Chew Card Campaign!

Despite the horrible weather, volunteers braved the elements and went ‘treasure’ hunting across 42 reserves in Kaipātiki....

August 26, 2019

It’s heartening that there is growing public awareness that kauri dieback disease can be spread by spores hiding in the soil on people's shoes. 

It’s also good to see that in most instances, there is a willingness to scrub footwear at the cleaning stations on the track...

July 29, 2019

Thank you to everyone who came out on Sunday 28th July to support the launch of Citizen Science Month in Kaipatiki. 

Over 90 people joined us across the five different citizen science presentations.

Make sure you register to take part:

https://www.pestfreekaipatiki.org.nz...