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

Wellington Restoration Day 2018: Connecting Communities – people, plants & pests

Saturday 26 May 8.30am – 5.30pm Silverstream Retreat, 3 Reynolds Bach Drive, Lower Hutt, Wellington 5019 Restoration Day 2018 invitation (.pdf, 0.7MB) Restoration Day is the annual conference for community groups and individuals involved in environmental restoration projects around the Wellington region. This event celebrates your restoration successes and provides opportunities to learn from other community groups and experts in the field. This year’s regional event...
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Join the Trees That Count movement

Are you a community restoration group or landowner dedicating your time and efforts to planting native trees? Trees That Count want you to help them in their ambitious plan to restore and enhance our environment by recording your planting efforts...

Auckland Council Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant (REHN) funding round for 2017/18 is open

The Auckland Council Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grant (REHN) funding round for 2017/18 is open from 1 August 2017. Grants focus on the protection, restoration and/or enhancement of Auckland’s regionally significant natural heritage...

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.