December 30, 2021 3:36 pm
An Eastern Bay iwi has launched a research project to prove that local knowledge coupled with the latest innovations in technology is best practice when it comes to pest eradication.
The Korehāhā Whakahau project, administered by post-settlement governance entity Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa, is Predator Free 2050 Limited’s first iwi-led landscape project and is a year into its possum eradication mission. …more
December 23, 2021 8:00 am
Predator Free 2050 Limited has formally withdrawn $900,000 in funding for the D’Urville Island stoat eradication project.
The Rangitoto Birdsong project, run by the D’Urville Island Stoat Eradication Charitable Trust, was initially paused in late 2020 due to it not being able to secure access to all the private land on the island. These land access issues have not been resolved and the project has now been put into hibernation. …more