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

Wellington Restoration Day 2019: videos and slides from the day

Climate Change and Consciousness - Our legacy for the Earth Jenny Rowan Slides (.pdf, 2.9MB) Creating Nature Connections Liana Stupples Video Does Predator Control Benefit Invertebrate Communities? Jim O'Malley...
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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...

Central Energy Trust Wildbase Recovery is now open

They have opened their doors to give interested visitors a first look at their centre. While they are still making enhancements, Central Energy Trust Wildbase Recovery has now open to booked visitors, four days a week. For more information visit the...

DOC Community Fund now open

This fund supports community-led conservation projects on public and private land. The fund is directed towards practical projects aimed at conserving New Zealand’s indigenous biodiversity. Projects are focused on: protecting and restoring our...

Braided River Seminar 2019

Location: Lincoln University Time: 26 June 2019, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Thanks to funding from Environment Canterbury, BRaid will once again be hosting a free full-day braided rivers’ seminar, where professionals, interested amateurs and volunteers in...

Ornamental to detrimental - Wellington and Rotorua

Professor Philip Hulme speaks on the current and future threats to New Zealand by non-native plants, and the policies and tools that are needed to control these plant invaders. Wellington: 18 February Rotorua: 11 February For more information go the...

Wellington Restoration Day 2019

Restoration Day is the annual conference for community groups involved in environmental restoration projects in the Wellington Region. This event was a great success, video from the event are available here . Join your fellow restoration volunteers...

Seaweek 2019

Seaweek – Kaupapa Moana 2019 will take place from Saturday 2 to Sunday 10 March 2019. The theme will be “ Tiakina o Tātou Mōana – Care for our Seas”. If you would like to organise an event for Seaweek 2019 or get your school or community group...

Baby bird rescue workshop hosted by Wellington Bird Rehabilitation Trust, 27 January

Part day workshop (10am to 1.30pm) Cost is $70 This 3+ hour workshop will give you the key knowledge to: help decide when to rescue a baby bird; give first aid; and how to keep the bird healthy while you hand-raise it. We will cover the basics of...

Auckland Council Community Coordination and Facilitation Grant Programme applications now open

Auckland Council is pleased to inform you of a new opportunity to support community-led conservation in the Auckland region through a new Community Coordination and Facilitation Grant Programme that is now open. This grant will support community-led...

DOC Community Fund - opening 25 February 2019

This fund supports community-led conservation projects on public and private land. The fund is directed towards practical projects aimed at conserving New Zealand’s indigenous biodiversity. Projects are focused on: protecting and restoring our...