My role as a bat spokesperson is to tell New Zealand and the world about our wonderful bats. My passion has taken me to many different schools, community groups and conferences to share my knowledge on how special these bats are and what we can do to save them from extinction.
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Informal group of half a dozen individuals who work on moth plant removal in spare time. We pair or group up for larger jobs and would love to have more people to join us.
Initiated by a group of conservation minded interns in collaboration with the Wellington City Council, Growing Places Charitable Trust and The Flagstaff hill Residents Association, this project aims to restore the Terrace Gardens area by replacing the invasive weeds with native species of plant. As a result we hope to convert the space from a rundown garden into a pleasant and appealing recreational space for Wellingtonians to enjoy and be proud of and to allow native birdlife to flourish in the area.
Group of landowners undertaking stream restoration along the Manawa stream, between Margan Ave and Gardner Ave, New Lynn, Auckland.
NZ GIS In Conservation (GiC) is a registered charitable organisation set up to foster and support the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) by volunteer conservation groups throughout New Zealand.
The purposes of GiC are to:
In 70ha of scruffy regenerating gullies bordered by the suburbs of Brooklyn, Highbury and Aro Valley, something extraordinary is happening.
For the first time in a century rare birds like kākā and tīeke/saddleback are living together with people in Wellington. The return of Aotearoa’s avian originals into this sweet slice of the Town Belt is courtesy of spillover from the Zealandia Ecosanctuary (ka pai).
To restore the school arboretum area to a rich forest environment featuring native tree giants open for natural play and learning for Ngaio children for generations to come. To create an area in the gully that has a high quality habitat for native species, a specialised learning zone for children and an inspiration for our community.
Through its unique approach, Project Twin Streams engages local residents in the project through partnering with local community organisations to deliver the planting program.