March 7, 2019 11:17 am
When we think of Australia, its continental character springs to mind: vast deserts, bushland basins and fringing forest, farms and cities. New Zealand, much more of an island place. Yet, in rivalry stakes, Oz has us beaten even there.
February 15, 2019 10:35 am
Over January I’ve managed to get around some of the new places that Predator Free 2050 Limited could potentially work in.
We’ve been flat out over the past year bedding down and entering final negotiations with the seven projects our first tranche of government funding has enabled. So, it was a welcome break to accept an invitation to the West Coast… …more
November 23, 2018 2:32 pm
More important pieces in the predator free jigsaw started to slide into place over the last month.
A Memorandum of Understanding was announced between parties wanting to pursue a pest free Banks Peninsula.
The first traps were laid to enable the return of kiwi to the hills around Wellington
October 3, 2018 12:00 pm
I’ve been listening to contributors to Predator Free Dunedin. There’s a lot to get around. “We’ve been making good progress,” says Mark Hanger, President of Forest and Bird and local seabird champion, “but Predator Free 2050 has given us something to hang it all on. …more
September 16, 2018 5:00 pm
If we can do it on Waiheke, we can do it anywhere. That’s why we are contributing $2.6 million to an ambitious community-led project to rid the island of rats and stoats. Waiheke is a microcosm of the country. It celebrates diversity and is proudly independent. …more