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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 section

To learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19, visit OurAuckland


Water restrictions in Auckland - Water restrictions are in effect across the Auckland region. Learn more

Tohua ngā momo tarutaru

Identify weeds

Identify weeds before you remove them to make sure you are removing the right type of plant.

​Pest search

Our pest search has photos and descriptions of all pests in Auckland.

To identify a pest plant, enter the name of the plant. Alternatively, you can browse the complete list or by groups. 

External weed and plant search

If you can't find the plant you're looking for, try other weed and plant databases:

You can email us a photo of the weed so we can help you identify it.

You can also go to your local garden centre with a sample.

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