Auckland the weediest city in the world

Auckland has many titles it can be proud of, but this one is nothing to gloat about.

The city has earned the title of weediest city in the world thanks to the number of introduced plants becoming invasive. There are groups popping up all around the city to combat the spread of the weeds which are killing off native flora.

Auckland council’s principal advisor of biosecurity, Dr Nick Waipara speaks to Jesse about the problem and what is being done to eradicate the invasive plants.

Auckland the weediest city in the world
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