Predator Free 2050 Limited is responsible for directing a significant amount of Crown investment into the Predator Free Programme, with a focus on breakthrough science and large scale predator control and eradication initiatives.
Predator Free 2050 Ltd will contribute $4.33 million to the five-year $15 million Predator Free Dunedin project, ensuring the city retains its crown as NZ’s wildlife capital. In Dunedin on Wednesday 3 October, 130 guests from 20 organisations joined Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage to celebrate the launch of Predator Free Dunedin.
A research strategy has been designed to develop a science solution capable of eradicating at least one small mammalian predator from the mainland; an important milestone on the road to a predator free New Zealand.
In 2017, Predator Free 2050 Limited called for Expressions of Interest from parties that are capable and committed to achieving the Government’s ambitious goal to rid New Zealand of possums, rats and stoats by 2050.