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This page provides up-to-date notices about ecological restoration in New Zealand.

Greater Wellington Regional Council Summer Events

The Greater Wellington Regional Council 2018 Summer Events are back! Explore the regional parks and forests on your doorstep with the Regional Council's Greater Wellington Great Outdoors programme. They offer more than 50 events set in some of the region's most spectacular landscapes. Nearly all events are within one hour's drive of Wellington city and hosted by local experts. See their Summer Events page for more information.
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Call for abstracts for New Zealand Association for Environmental Education (NZAEE) 8th Biennial Conference

New Zealand Association for Environmental Education (NZAEE) 8th Biennial Conference: An Ecosystem for Environmental Education Wednesday 18 - Friday 20 April 2018 Wellington Girls College, Wellington, New Zealand Are you pioneering collaborative...

Wellington region’s Restoration Workshop series 2017

Many of you have expressed interest that you would like to learn more about topics such as Handling injured birds , Monitoring your native planting , Keeping your volunteers safe, Pest animal monitoring, Lizards, Bird identification, and Weed...

Internship programme funding available

Community groups looking for outside help to upskill can apply for funding to do so, says Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Alfred Ngaro. The Community Internship Programme has $231,000 available to community groups wanting to bring in outside...

WWF Funds opening 1 July

The WWF Habitat Protection and Environmental Education Action Funds 2017 Round 2 open on 1 July and close 31 July. We have revised the application process, so please ensure you use the updated application forms on the WWF-New Zealand website and...

WWF Māui Dolphin Challenge

You can save the last 63 Māui dolphins! We need amazing nature lovers like you to get on board and take up WWF's fundraising challenge to help save these tiny rare dolphins. Three steps to take up the Challenge If you’re ready to take up the Māui...

Transforming Biodiversity Conference 2017

There has been a great amount of interest from a wide range of people wanting to know more about what we are learning from the Cape to City and Poutiri Ao ō Tāne projects. Cape to City will be hosting a three day national conference - 'Transforming...

Gene Drive talk: a new type of pest control - Wellington and Carterton

On 28 th July Professor John Knight will be speaking at the Aro Hall @7.30pm about a genetic tool for pest eradication known as Gene Drive. He will also be speaking at the Carterton Events Centre on the previous evening, July 27 th @7.30pm. The gist...

Greater Wellington Regional Council planting programme presents planting in the park - Queen Elizabeth park

Come along and join the Friends of Queen Elizabeth Park and Raumati South Residents Association for a morning of planting trees. Sunday 23rd July Meet at Tilley Road entrance - Paekākāriki Sunday 6th August Follow signs from Poplar Ave. entrance -...

Northland - Free pest plant workshops for 2017

Pest plant experts will pass on tips on how to tackle some of the Northland’s worst weeds at free workshops in Paparoa, Whangarei, Kerikeri and Coopers Beach. This winter will be the seventh year the Northland Regional Council has held the popular...

Moth plant compost report

An interesting report about composting moth plant pods. Have a look at the full report Post-compost viability and germination of moth plant (Araujia hortorum) to find out more.

Trees That Count: Register the trees you intend to plant this year

Last year we announced the launch of Trees That Count - this was the first step in an ambitious plan to create a movement where Kiwis unite to help restore and enhance our environment, encourage biodiversity in our cities, clean our air and...

Conservation Boards' newsletter March 2017

Conservation boards are independent bodies, established by statute. Each board represents the public interest in the work of DOC, and conservation in general, within the area of jurisdiction of that board. They are advisors to DOC and the New...