March 17, 2020

Need to self-isolate?

Seen everything on Netflix?

Scoured TVNZ on demand, and read everything twice?

Then have we got a suggestion for you!!!

If you want to stave off boredom this is an ideal time to deal to those

pest plants or predators in your backyard or nearby reserve....

March 3, 2020

Pest Free Kaipaitki are looking for volunteers who can assist us in the month of March with a number of great events.

Kauri Park School Festival

Friday, 6th March from 4.30pm until 6.30pm at Kauri Park School. 

We are seeking volunteers who can assist with registering and...

March 1, 2020

Alex joins the Pest Free Kaipātiki team straight off the back of
completing his PhD in wildlife epidemiology.  His research focused on
using population genetic methods to monitor and understand the health
of wild passerine (perching bird or songbirds) populations. 


March 1, 2020

Jeremiah (or Jem) is a student at the University of Auckland studying Ecology, specializing in Biosecurity and Conservation.

Jem has a rather large fascination with New Zealand wildlife, in particular, the Bird side of things. He's lived in the Kaipatiki area his e...

February 27, 2020

Pest Free Kaipātiki welcomes our new Pest Plant Campaign Coordinator Nic Charlton.

Nic comes to us with a background in Ecology, with a Masters in Entomology and PhD on the behavior of bumble bees, as well as education, having been a school teacher and developed online...

February 14, 2020

You may have noticed that many of the street trees in our area are looking worse for wear as the effects of this hot and dry period take effect.  Many of these trees are not on a council watering rotation; therefore, Pest Free Kaipatiki would like to encourage everyone...

January 23, 2020

I AM KAURI has just joined facebook and you can now be their friend and share stories. 

For over 2,000 years our friend I AM Kauri has been observing the history of New Zealand unfold before them.

Why don't you become a friend and tell them whey you #lovekauri

Visit https...

January 23, 2020

Our volunteers are starting a door to door letter-drop campaign to encourage weed removal on private properties around bush reserves in Kaipatiki.  This campaign will begin with the delivery of pest plant information to 2,000 households and will continue to reach as fa...

December 16, 2019

Thank you to the Communications Team from AMP Financial Services who supported volunteers Keith, Roger and Dennis in Akoranga Reserve last month.

They certainly put them to work moving abandon truck tyres, removed honeysuckle down by the stream and planting new trees.