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Waitakere Ranges Closed!

The Tree Council, Waitakere Ranges Protection Society, Forest & Bird and the Friends of Regional Parks are delighted that Auckland Council has worked constructively and in partnership with Te Kawerau ā Maki to agree the final shape of the closure of the Waitākere...

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Rockin the Rahui Concert

The Tree Council, Waitākere Ranges Protection Society and Forest & Bird want to thank the communities of the Waitākere Ranges for supporting the rāhui with a special event to be held 2nd of June, Queen’s Birthday weekend in Piha. The concert called Rockin the...

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New Hope for Kauri Dieback Programme

The Tree Council, Waitakere Ranges Protection Society and Friends of Regional Parks welcome the announcement by Minister Megan Woods that the research programme for kauri dieback will now be managed by the Strategic Science Investment Fund.

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Open Letter to the Mayor and Councillors

The Waitākere Rāhui team has recently conducted an in depth audit of the Council’s closure of
the Waitākere Ranges in anticipation that pressure on the park will increase during the summer

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Te Kawerau ā Maki Clarifies Area Covered by Rāhui

Te Kawerau ā Maki have released a clarification on the area covered by the Waitākere Rāhui to make it clear to residents and visitors that it only covers the forest, but that within the forest all tracks are closed by the rāhui.

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Hillary Trail Marathon Cancelled to Protect Kauri

Iwi and community groups are thankful to Shaun Collins and Lactic Turkey for cancelling the planned Hillary Trail Marathon through the Waitākere Ranges out of respect for the rāhui that has been set to protect kauri.

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Call to Close Waitākere Ranges to Save Kauri

The Tree Council, Waitakere Ranges Protection Society and Forest & Bird stand with Te Kawerau a Maki in calling for a rāhui and closure of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park in response to the monitoring figures from Auckland Council’s latest survey of kauri dieback infection.

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