Community group that is undertaking clearing invasive weeds from public reserves and eventually private property. Also involved in pest eradication in our region. We have a rapidly growing residential community and in the future want to involve as many existing and new residents as possible in working towards a pest free New Zealand.
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We are a growing group of Makara residents who work to improve the water quality, habitat value and visual amenity of Makara Beach, the Makara Estuary and the tributary streams of the Makara and Ohariu valleys. Our activities focus on riparian planting, fencing of waterways, trapping of pests, and holding work parties and community events. We are always keen for more volunteers to please get in touch if you are interested!
Project of Protect Piha Heritage - we are developing a strategic plan to volunteer groups in each of Piha's roads to support their predator eradication and native restoration work.
Manaakitia a Papatūānuku mai i a Rangiwhakaoma [Castlepoint Scenic Reserve]- ko Wairarapa
Helping Mother Earth restore Castlepoint Scenic Reserve, Wairarapa
Te Hika a Papauma [Whakataki Marae] and Castlepoint Ratepayers and Residents Association is a community partnership assisted by the Department of Conservation and formed to help the Earth Mother restore the Ecology of Castlepoint Scenic Reserve.
We are a new community group formed with the vision of restoring our native birds to the Eastern Bays of Auckland. By removing pests and creating bird friendly habitat, we aim to create an urban sanctuary alive with bellbirds, kaka, and kakariki.
The Waitaki Branch of Forest and Bird has a number of active programmes including growing native plants, planting native plants at Fenwick Park and Cape Wanbrow, organising beach clean ups, organising field trips to local sites of interest and inviting guest speakers along to talk about the environment and conservation. We have around 80 members.
Waihora Ellesmere Trust (WET) is a community organisation dedicated to the improvement of the health and biodiversity of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere and its catchment.
To bring back bird song into Little Bay and re-connect land people and well being through a predator free future
Activities: Weed control pest control
Parties involved: Land owners, iwi, Good Nature and Predator Free NZ
We are a community gardens in Oamaru-- a social and educational hub for sharing life skills across age, culture and gender. Our aim is to empower all members of our community with skills to grow and cook their own food.
New Zealand is crazy beautiful. There aren't many places in the world where you can view a beach and a volcano while on the motorway to work! I don't ever want to take New Zealand for granted, and I definitely don't want the generations below me to miss out on being able to go 10 minutes down the road and finding a magical bush wonderland or a glistening, SAFE, beach.