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Cape to City

Launched in 2015, Cape to City's vision is to transform the landscapes of our region so that 'Native species thrive where we live, work and play'.

Cape to City is located in Te Matau a Māui/Hawke’s Bay on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island. We're one of the first projects in the country to scale up biodiversity restoration and predator control.

Waimate North Landcare Trust

The area comprises pastoral land, exotic forestry, shrubland, indigenous forest remnants, and streams and adjacent wetlands.  Several threatened species are in the area including, North Island Brown Kiwi, Kereru (New Zealand Pigeon) and Kauri Snail.  The location is of great historical significance having been the centre of significant events in Maori and Early European history.  The aims of the Trust are: Education about and awareness of ecosystems and landscapes Preservation of ecosystems and historic landscapes Planting and protection of trees and other flora Facilitating an environment

Kapiti Coast Biodiversity Project

The project is using a Ministry for the Environment grant to support volunteers to improve biodiversity on the Kapiti Coast. Four main areas are covered in the initial work - Queen Elizabeth Park, the Paekakariki-Pukerua Bay escarpment,  the Whareroa Farm Reserve and part of Perkins farm/Middle Run.

There are six streams of work. These are

Motuora Restoration Society

The Motuora Restoration Society (Inc) is an entirely voluntary group set up to undertake the restoration of the forest and to assist with reestablishing native birds and insects on this island in the Hauraki Gulf. We are recognised by the Department of Conservation as the lead community agency for this task, and since 2003 the Motuora Restoration Society has taken responsibility for the island’s day-to-day management and registered as a charity with the Charities Commission since 2007 (CC10250)

Whakaupoko Landcare

Whakaupoko Landcare is about enhancing the natural environment on primarily privately owned land in our area.
This is primarily with pest control and revegetation initiatives. Also we have more recently become involved in walkway initiatives

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