Kauri Dieback

Hunua Ranges kauri areas will close

At its decision to close forested areas of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, Auckland Council has also agreed to close higher-risk tracks in the Hunua Ranges Regional Park in order to help prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease. The tracks will be closed from 1 May 2018. Council said these measures aim to prevent the introduction of the disease […]

Meeting to discuss Kauri dieback in Franklin

The Whakaupoko Landcare Group is hosting a public meeting on Kauri Dieback at the Patumahoe School Hall at 7 pm on Monday 19 March. All interested in the future of the kauri are invited to attend. South and West Franklin has very few original stands of Kauri trees left, but many landowners have planted Kauri on their properties. In recent areas […]

Closures to Hunua Ranges on the cards

On February 20, at the meeting of the Environment and Community Committee, the council proposed to close the areas with some exceptions, by 1 May 2018. The committee also proposed closing further high-risk tracks in the Hunua Ranges Regional Park by 1 May 2018, subject to consultation with mana whenua and the Franklin Local Board. The closures come as a […]


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