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

Wellington Restoration Day 2019

Restoration Day is the annual conference for community groups involved in environmental restoration projects in the Wellington Region. Join your fellow restoration volunteers in a day of inspiring talks, field trips and workshops, delivered by a community of experts. Saturday 18 May, 2019 El Rancho, Waikanae, Kāpiti Coast Theme: Caring for our Coasts The full Restoration Day 2019 programme is now live! And registrations are open! Hop over to the Eventbrite page...
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Environment Aotearoa 2019 report was released

Today the Environment Aotearoa 2019 report was released by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ. This report highlights the most pressing environmental issues Aotearoa is facing. We are proud to be an Action Partner as part of the report’s...

Kauri Science Series - Auckland

Auckland Council invites you to the Kauri Science Series, a series of one-hour talks focussing on the science around kauri dieback, and some of the work going on around New Zealand to find out more about the disease, its impact and tools to fight it...

Half Day Trapping Workshops - Auckland

If you are new to trapping and want to begin in your backyard or a small reserve, then these workshops are for you! This half-day workshop looks at a range of tools for trapping possums, rats and stoats and is being offered by Auckland Council and...

Wellington Restoration Day Blog #3 Jim Dahm – Key Note Speaker Restoration Day 2019

Jim is an applied coastal scientist with over 30 years experience. He specialises in providing advice on coastal adaptation, restoration, hazard assessment and management, and estuarine environments. At over 300 sites around the New Zealand...

Wellington Restoration Day Blog #3 Jim Dahm – Key Note Speaker Restoration Day 2019

Jim is an applied coastal scientist with over 30 years experience. He specialises in providing advice on coastal adaptation, restoration, hazard assessment and management, and estuarine environments. At over 300 sites around the New Zealand...

Freshwater Hui 7 June 2019 - Wellington

A full day hui with talks and workshops for community groups, individuals, organisations, scientists and those who share a passion for making a difference for our waterways. This will be held in Lower Hutt Events Centre from 8.30 – 4.30 on Friday...

New conservation training opportunity coming to Rotorua

The Introduction to Predator Trapping Methods short course is being held in Rotorua on May 21 and 22 and is aimed at anyone setting up new predator control programmes or wishing to review their current programme. The course is facilitated by Beth...

National Science challenges: Sustainable seas webinars

There are four free webinars from the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge happening soon. Using environmental DNA to measure marine biodiversity. Wednesday 27 March 1pm-2pm New Zealand law and the principles of ecosystem-based management...

Wellington Restoration Day Blog #2 Ruby Durran – A young person’s perspective on Restoration Day

Ever since I can remember, I've always had a deep love of nature and have been planting trees with the Whareroa Guardians on the Kapiti Coast since I was just six years old. Now a young adult, I am lucky to have had many great experiences over my...

Wellington Restoration Day Blog #1 Haere mai ki te Kāpiti – Welcome to Restoration Day on the Kāpiti Coast

Blog by Department of Conservation Looking over the crest of Pukerua Bay hill, you know where you are. Kāpiti Island’s distinctive silhouette welcomes every northbound traveler. Rising above a sparkling, or surly, Te Rau-o-te-rangi channel, Kāpiti...

WReNNZ national wildlife conference, 10-12th May 2019, Christchurch

WReNNZ is New Zealand's national wildlife network, open to everyone interested in New Zealand wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and release. Annually WReNNZ provide quality wildlife education focused on best practice rehabilitation, bi-annually...

Upcoming Wellington Restoration Workshops

The Department of Conservation and Greater Wellington Regional Council are pleased to share with you some events they have coming up as part of the Restoration Workshops series. Partners of the annual Restoration Day event offer a series of ongoing...