September 7, 2020 4:00 pm
Predator Free Wellington has been given a $7.6 million funding boost today from Predator Free 2050 Limited as part of the Government’s Jobs for Nature programme.
Speaking at the launch, James Willcocks, Predator Free Wellington Project Director said the new funding will generate 42 full time jobs across Wellington.
“Originally a ten year project, with this new funding we can fast track our project and aim to become the world’s first predator free capital city within the next 5 years. …more
August 25, 2020 12:30 pm
Predator Free 2050 Limited has appointed Abbie Reynolds as its new CEO.
Abbie Reynolds is the former Executive Director of the Sustainable Business Council and in that role helped establish the Climate Leaders Coalition, motivating more than 100 member organisations to climate action.
August 9, 2020 4:00 pm
Making Banks Peninsula pest free is an ambitious community-led goal that has now secured significant new funding to make this dream a reality.
Predator Free 2050 Limited will provide $5.11 million to the Pest Free Banks Peninsula project. The funding will create 15 new jobs and enable predator eradication over large parts of Banks Peninsula and Kaitōrete.
July 10, 2020 9:31 am
Predator control efforts in Whangārei are set to scale up over the next five years following a $6 million funding announcement from Predator Free 2050 Limited and the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF).
The announcement was made today by Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage and Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones.
Predator Free Whangārei is a large-scale community-led project that will build on many years of dedicated and successful community predator control in the Whangārei area.
July 9, 2020 9:01 am
New tools being developed to help boost Aotearoa’s Predator Free 2050 effort were unveiled today by Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage and Under Secretary for Regional Economic Development Fletcher Tabuteau.
A new rat poison, a camera with predator recognition software to detect and report predators, a new predator lure and a reporting and communications system will receive $1.7 million in funding from Predator Free 2050 Limited backed by the Provincial Growth Fund. …more