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Routeburn Dart Wildlife Trust

Our vision is to bring back the birdsong to the Routeburn and Dart Valleys by creating an inland sanctuary in them. We aim to establish opportunities for business and the public to contribute to funding and implementing biodiversity gains and appreciation in these valleys. We currently focus on the yellowed (mohua), rock wren (piwauwau) and are exploring options for blue duck (whio), kiwi and kaka.

Members One patron (Helen Clark - former PM NZ), 9 trustees, 2 ex-offico trustees from DOC and a part-time exec officer

Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary

Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary in Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand, between Tauranga and Rotorua, is a Mainland Island Sanctuary, protected by the Queen Elizabeth II National Trust Act 1977 since 1993. The sanctuary exists to protect and educate on New Zealand's natural flora and fauna, with conservation programmes to mitigate the effects of introduced predators on New Zealand's native wildlife. The indigenous wildlife at the sanctuary include bellbird, tui, kereru (wood pigeon), piwakawaka (fantail), ruru (morepork, native owl), pukeko (swamp hen), shining cuckoo (migratory) etc.

Sustainable Paremoremo Group

Sustainable Paremoremo Group provides a social framework for our local community and strives to generate social connection, harmony and ecological sustainability. The Pare-dise Project is one of many initiatives and programs facilitated by the group and aims to contribute to the NW Wildlink ( regional wildlife corridor) by enhancing the health, connectedness and safety of our natural areas for our wildlife.

Mt Victoria Vermin Trappers

Victory over Vermin!

A group of local residents keen to develop a closer connection with their local reserve and help look after it by controlling predators of native birds: rats, stoats, and possums. Many group members also are involved with restoration planting projects throughout the wider trapping project area - some group members have been planting trees in the area for some time. The group is also monitoring pest density using chew cards.


We are a membership-based organisation with a 26 acre property adjacent to an 80 hectare space belonging to Babich winery. Thirteen of those acres are native bush. We are wanting to protect and restore the area and seeking resources and support to do so. The paremuka stream runs through our property and the stream is badly polluted with neighbouring stormwater run-off from local housing developments.


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