Aggressive and invasive, Argentine ants pose a serious threat to New Zealand's natural environment.
View Auckland Conservancy's most recently issued pesticides summary.
Learn about the carnivorous weeds that can wreak havoc on New Zealand's native vegetation.
Learn how deer negatively impact New Zealand's native forests.
Learn why Gambusia affinis were originally introduced to New Zealand and how this pest fish is now negatively impacting our freshwater ecosystems.
Kauri dieback (Phytophthora taxon Agathis or PTA), is a newly-identified disease which is attacking kauri trees.
Introduced about 1870, the wallabies on Kawau Island continue to have a negative impact on the island's ecosystem.
Koi carp contribute to poor water quality and are a serious problem in both Australia and New Zealand.
This brochure shows how targeted pest control can help our vulnerable native species that are under attack by imported predators.
Native to some parts of Australia, the rainbow lorikeet was illegally released in Auckland in the 1990s. This dominant and prolific bird now poses a significant threat to our native wildlife.
Native to Australia, rainbow skinks were first recorded in Auckland during the 1960s and are now posing a threat to our rare native lizards.
DOC has embarked on an ambitious project to breathe life back into Rangitoto and Motutapu islands, creating a nature sanctuary right on Auckland’s front door step.
Weed surveillance of Rangitoto Island in a helicopter assisted in finding populations of new invasive weed species at a stage when eradication or containment is still possible.
Rudd are a voracious fish that compete with New Zealand's native fish and damage habitat.
View a series of short videos on 1080 and its effect on water, flora and fauna.
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