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NZ’s biggest urban eradication begins today

July 8, 2019 10:00 am

MEDIA RELEASE The country’s biggest urban predator eradication operation begins today as the Predator Free Wellington team begin installing 6,000 traps and bait stations in backyards across the Miramar Peninsula. Predator Free Wellington is a 10 year project aiming to make Wellington free of rats, possums and mustelids. The first stage of the eradication project […] …more

Target 0 Newsletter

June 5, 2019 3:29 pm

Predator Free 2050 Limited has launched ‘Target 0’, a quarterly round-up of news from large landscape and research projects around the country. To stay informed, sign-up to newsletter via the homepage (scroll down to enter details). …more

Capital Kiwi project kicks off

November 12, 2018 12:00 pm

One of New Zealand’s most ambitious community conservation projects kicked off this morning. The Capital Kiwi mission is to return kiwi to the wild in Wellington’s backyard. The key goal to enable this is the elimination of stoats from the landscape. …more

Predator Free Dunedin launches

October 3, 2018 12:00 pm

In Dunedin this morning (Wednesday 3 October), 130 guests from 20 organisations joined Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage to celebrate the launch of Predator Free Dunedin. …more

Waiheke goes predator free

September 16, 2018 5:00 pm

Waiheke is on track to become the world’s first predator-free urban island, following an exciting initiative launched on the island today (September 16, 2018). …more

Eliminating Mainland Predators

August 29, 2018 3:02 pm

Radio New Zealand: National – Zero Invasive Predators Chief Executive Al Bramley talks with Radio NZ’s Jessie Mulligan about the latest plans to make South Westland’s Perth River Valley predator free. …more

Māhia Whakatipu – Predator Free Māhia

August 28, 2018 4:30 pm

Moves to make the Māhia Peninsula predator-free are under way. The Gisborne Herald reports on Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage’s visit to Tuahuru Marae to discuss the project with iwi, project partners and the community. …more