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Community Notices

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

Wellington Regional Restoration Day 2018

Restoration Day 2018 took place on Saturday 26 May 2018 at Silverstream Retreat, Lower Hutt. This annual event is a collaboration of organisational partners including DOC, City and District Councils, Zealandia, Forest & Bird and Victoria University. This year’s event was attended by 200 delegates from environmental restoration groups and individual volunteers from the Wellington Region. Our keynote speaker was Danielle Shanahan, Manager of Conservation and Research at Zealandia, talking about international conservation and the importance of people in achieving any form of conservation...
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Friends of Maara Roa (Inc) AGM 9 July 2018

Friends of Maara Roa (Inc ) advise that their AGM will be held at the Tawa Union Church, Elena Place, Tawa at 7.30 pm on Monday the 9th July 2018. LOOKING AHEAD: TRANSMISSION GULLY AND BELMONT REGIONAL PARK A massive planting programme to mitigate...

NatureWatch has changed their website address and name to inaturalist.nz

The popular citizen science website NatureWatch NZ has changed its website address and name to inaturalist.nz

Ornamental to detrimental - 2018 Leonard Cockayne Lecture

Wellington - Wednesday 23 May 6:30-7:30pm at Royal Society Te Apārangi, Aronui Lecture Theatre, 11 Turnbull Street, Thorndon, Wellington, 6011 Nelson - Tuesday 5 June 7:30-8:30pm at Nelson Elim Christian Centre, 625 Main Road Stoke, Stoke, Nelson,...

Wetland Restoration Symposium 2018 - registration now open!

Every two years, the National Wetland Trust organises a gathering of community groups, landowners, iwi, scientists, wetland managers and students who are interested in sharing and learning about wetland restoration. Usually spread over three days,...

Trustpower community awards

The Trustpower Community Awards started in 1994, when Trustpower and the Western Bay of Plenty District Council joined forces to make a little fuss over the people who were making a big difference to their community. This year, Trustpower will be...

PA2050 Conference: Towards implementing a 2050 vision for the protected areas of Aotearoa/New Zealand

Date: June 20th-21 st , optional fieldtrip to the Mackenzie Basin June 22 nd Venue: Lincoln University Description: PA2050 brings together key thinkers and speakers to investigate and propose a vision for Aotearoa/New Zealand’s protected areas. This...

Northland Pest Control Workshop

Date/Time - 20/05/2018 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Partners Kiwi Coast and Northland Regional Council are working together to bring you this years Northland Pest Control Workshop. The workshop is being held at Komanawa in Opuawhanga, within the Kaimamaku...

Okorewa Lagoon Planting Day

Come and join South Wairarapa Biodiversity Group to plant wetland rushes, harakeke, toetoe and some shrubs along the edge of Okorewa Lagoon (on the beach past the Lake Ferry Hotel). For more in for information see the event page

Onoke Spit Planting Day, 25th May

Come along and help the Friends of Onoke Spit group to plant native dune plants and manage some existing plants. Meet at the western side of Onoke Spit, Beach Road, via Western Lake Road. For more in for information see the event page

AUT University student looking for assistance in research project

My name is Kelly D'Mello, I am a third year student at AUT University studying Environmental Science and Geospatial Science. I am currently undertaking a one year research project investigating the influence of community involvement and socio-...

Wildlife Rehabilitators Network of New Zealand 2018 workshop and AGM

Workshop to be held on the 25th May 2018 9:30 am - 3:30 pm WReNNZ AGM 3:30-5:00pm Venue is the Wellington SPCA’s Koe Koe Room About The Event WReNNZ has decided to try something a little different this year. Instead of holding a two day conference...

Community Conservation Symposium

The Community Conservation Symposium, to be presented by the West Coast Penguin Trust, will be held at Shantytown near Greymouth on Thursday 14th June with field trips to local community conservation projects on Friday 15th June. Our objective is to...