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Auckland Transport

Weed spraying

Auckland Transport (AT) is responsible for weed spraying in Auckland areas. We have listed below current notices of intention to spray as well as information on how to join the No Spray Register.


Notices of intention to spray

Last updated: 1 February 2017.

West Auckland

Notice of intention to undertake vegetation control 

AT will carry out vegetation control activities using approved herbicides and mechanical/noxious weed control measures on streets in the Western Road Corridor. This area covers local board areas for Whau, Waitakere and Henderson-Massey wards.

For the month of February 2017 programmed work locations may include: Waitakere Township, Massey Te Atatu Peninsula, Te Atatu South, Ranui, Swanson, Henderson, Henderson Valley, Glendene, Sunnyvale, Anawhata, Te Henga/Bethells, Karekare, Piha, Waiatarua, Oratia, Glen Eden, Konini, Titirangi, Waima, French Bay, Wood Bay, Laingholm, Woodlands Park, Parau, Whatipu, Huia, Cornwallis, Green Bay, Kelston, New Lynn, Avondale, New Windsor and Blockhouse Bay.

Operational areas are inclusive of footpaths, street-to-street walkways, bus stops, kerb and channels, road edging, signage and other street furniture. Auckland Transport operates a No Spray Register as part of the Auckland Council weed management strategy. Agreed ‘No Spray’ areas and maintained verges will not be sprayed.

For more information, phone Fulton Hogan (West office) on 09 839 2880 or Auckland Transport on 09 355 3553 during office hours.

North Auckland

Notice of intention to spray targeted weeds

Spot spraying using approved herbicide Glyphosate 510 will be carried out across various locations along main roads and selected side roads where required, on traffic islands, roundabouts, kerb and channel, retaining walls and footpaths. 

Spraying will occur in the following locations:

  • Devonport - Calliope Road, Vauxhall Road, Bayswater Avenue, Albert Road, Old Lake Road, Lake Road.
  • Milford - Commodore Parry Road, Ihumata Road, Inga Road.
  • Takapuna - Anzac Street, Auburn Street, Barry's Point Road, Burns Avenue, Esmonde Road, Fred Thomas Drive, Hurstmere Road, Killarney Street, Kitchener Road, Lake Road, Taharoto Road, Northcote Road, Wairau Road.
  • Torbay - Deep Creek Road, Glamorgan Drive, Killarney Avenue, Carlisle Road.
  • Sunnynook - Sunset Roat, Sunnynook Road.
  • Forrest Hill - Forrest Hill Road, Tristram Avenue.
  • Browns Bay - Browns Bay Road, Carlisle Road.
  • East Coast Road - Kitchener Road to Lonely Track.
  • Beach Road - Inga Road to Glenvar Road.

Other selected roads as and when required for spot spraying. 

Weed spraying will also be carried out on rural roads of the eastern North Shore area for approximately 13 weeks starting 13 February.

Auckland Transport operates a No Spray Register as well as a Code of Practice that governs all spray operations. No spraying will be undertaken in agreed No Spray areas during this period. 

For more information please phone Fulton Hogan on 09 415 7662 or Auckland Transport on 09 355 3553 during office hours.

Notice of intention to spray targeted weeds

AT contractor Fulton Hogan will carry out spot spraying using approved herbicide Glyphosate 510 in the following suburbs for approximately four weeks starting Tuesday 7 February:

  • Orewa
  • Millwater
  • Silverdale
  • Stillwater
  • Red Beach
  • Stanmore Bay
  • Tindalls Beach
  • Matakatia
  • Little Manly
  • Arkles Bay
  • Whangaparaoa
  • Army Bay
  • Gulf Harbour

Spot spraying will concentrated around footpaths, street furniture, street-to-street walkways, bus stops and kerb and channels.

Auckland Transport operates a No Spray Register as well as a Code of Practice that governs all spray operations. No spraying will be undertaken in agreed No Spray areas during this period.

For more information please phone Fulton Hogan on 09 415 7662 or Auckland Transport on 09 355 3553 during office hours.

Notice of intention to spray area

AT contractors Broadspectrum will carry out weed spraying using approved herbicide Green Glyphosate 510 in the Merewhira Road, Gills Road, Wairau Road, Albany Highway and Beach Road areas.

The spraying will start around Monday 13 February and will take about three weeks to complete. 

Auckland Transport operates a No Spray Register as well as a Code of Practice that governs all spray operations. No spraying will be undertaken in agreed No Spray areas during this period. 

For more information please phone Broadspectrum on 09 448 7802 or Auckland Transport on 09 355 3553 during office hours.

Notice of intention to spray targeted weeds

AT contractors Downer will carry out weed spraying using the approved herbicide Green Glyphosate 510 on rural roads in the Rodney area during February 2017.

Spraying will commence in:

  • Warkworth
  • Martins Bay
  • Matakana
  • Leigh areas
  • Hoteo
  • Kaipara Flats
  • Woodcocks
  • Warkworth areas
  • Pohuehue
  • Ahuroa
  • Puhoi
  • Mahurangi West areas
  • Waikoukou
  • Punganui
  • Dairy Flat
  • Coatesville areas
  • Huapai
  • Kumeu
  • Riverhead
  • Taupaki areas
  • Spot spraying across the rest of Rodney.

Auckland Transport operates a No Spray Register as well as a Code of Practice that governs all spray operations. No spraying will be undertaken in agreed No Spray areas during this period. 

For more information please phone Downer North Harbour on 09 251 0562 or Auckland Transport on 09 355 3553 during office hours.

South Auckland

Notice of intention to undertake vegetation control 

AT will carry out vegetation control activities at the following locations: Tamaki River/Otahuhu Creek, Portage Rd (exclusive of), Mangere Inlet, South Western Motorway (SH 20), Queenstown Rd (exclusive of), Trafalgar St, Erson Ave, Mt Albert Rd (at Royal Oak Shopping Centre), Manukau Rd, Hayden Ave/One Tree Hill Domain and Southern Motorway (SH1).

Spraying will be concentrated around footpaths, street furniture, street-to-street walkways, bus stops, town centres and kerb and channels.

Auckland Transport operates a No Spray Register as well as a Code of Practice that governs all spray operations. No spraying will be undertaken in agreed No Spray areas during this period. The spraying will be undertaken by Liveable Streets.

For more information please phone Liveable Streets on 09 272 1970 or Auckland Transport on 09 355 3553 during office hours.

Notice of intention to undertake vegetation control

AT contractors Broadspectrum New Zealand will be carrying out vegetation control activities using approved herbicides and mechanical/noxious weed control measures on roads int he Southern Road Corridor.This will cover the local board areas of the Franklin Ward.

During February 2017 programmed work locations include the Clevedon Kawakawa area. 

Operational areas are inclusive of footpaths, street-to-street walkways, bus stops, kerb and channels, road edging, signage and street furniture. 

Auckland Transport operates a No Spray Register as well as a Code of Practice that governs all spray operations. No spraying will be undertaken in agreed No Spray areas during this period. 

For more information please phone Broadspectrum NZ (southern office) on 09 237 0052 or Auckland Transport on 09 355 3553 during office hours.

East Auckland

Notice of intention to undertake vegetation control 

AT will carry out vegetation control activities at the following locations: Riddell Rd, Tamaki River/Otahuhu Creek, Portage Rd (exclusive of), Mangere Inlet, Campbell Rd, Wairakei St, Dilworth Ave, Bassett Rd, Shore Rd, Orakei Rd and Ngapipi Rd.

Spraying will be concentrated around footpaths, street furniture, street-to-street walkways, bus stops, town centres and kerb and channels.

Auckland Transport operates a No Spray Register as well as a Code of Practice that governs all spray operations. No spraying will be undertaken in agreed No Spray areas during this period. The spraying will be undertaken by Liveable Streets.

For more information please phone Liveable Streets on 09 272 1970 or Auckland Transport on 09 355 3553 during office hours.

Central Auckland

There are no current notices of intention to spray in this area.

Previous notices

 

No Spray Register


AT operates a No Spray Register and Code of Practice that governs all spray operations. Agreed No Spray areas and maintained verges will not be sprayed.

If you are a property owner or resident who does not want the street frontage of your property sprayed with herbicide, you can request to be added to the No Spray Register.

Request to be added to the No Spray Register