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Just released – two-year kauri dieback report

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COMVITA SUPPORTS PIHA THROUGH MĀNUKA PLANTING

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Piha community members turned out on Saturday to the Old Piha Schoolhouse, to make patties that are a tool in restoring land that was damaged in landslides during Cyclone Gabrielle.  [ Read More ]

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Piha group funded to tackle rats after Cyclone

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Pest Free Piha has received a small grant from Predator Free New Zealand to tackle rats in the aftermath of Cyclone Gabrielle. There has been an upsurge in rat numbers  [ Read More ]

Pest Free Piha Strategic Plan out for consultation

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Pest Free Piha is a new initiative to get Piha pest free by 2025. That means no animal pests – rats, possums, stoats, pigs – and no plant pests. The  [ Read More ]

New Measures to help control kauri dieback spread

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Three measures that will strengthen efforts to save kauri trees from dieback disease were agreed by the Kauri Dieback Governance Group when they met yesterday (29 January 2018). It was  [ Read More ]

Northern dotterel chick killed by dog on N Piha beach

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Dotterel on North Piha beach – note tyre marks, another hazard Today (22 January) Ben Paris of Auckland Council biodiversity team was interviewed on Radio NZ about the recent attrack  [ Read More ]

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Track closures follow report on kauri killer disease

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On 5 December Te Kawerau a Maki attended a meeting of the Auckland Council Environment and Community Committee to inform the committee it had placed a rahui over the Waitakere  [ Read More ]

Kauri Rescue Project awarded National Science Challenge funding

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A new project team comprising scientists, social scientists, iwi and community groups has gained two-year funding from the Government’s Biological Heritage National Science Challenge http://www.biologicalheritage.nz/ one of only six successful  [ Read More ]

Categories: Green News, Kauri dieback, news

Nesting dotterels need protection at North Piha

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Auckland Council is moving to protect nesting dotterels in the dunes between the Marawhara and Wekatahi Streams. This is the first time for many years that dotterels have nested at  [ Read More ]

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Lily Pond control under way

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After testing spraying in the Claude Abel Lily Pond, Parks has started to control the invasive Mexican water lily in the pond. The test spraying showed no residue of glyphosate,  [ Read More ]

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