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

Te Kāhui Hōrapa Taiao — Conservation Communicators Hui

Date: August 10, 2018 - 08:30 to August 11, 2018 - 04:00 This two-day hui will bring together people who are working and volunteering to tell the stories of Aotearoa’s wildlife and wild places and engage people with conservation. You will hear from experts during a series of presentations, panels, and workshops on engaging New Zealanders in conservation with story, inspiring the next generation, working with tangata whenua, and using digital tools to help the natural world. By inviting people from a wide range of backgrounds (including iwi, government, volunteers, and NGOs) we hope to...
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Greater Wellington Regional Council Summer Events

The Greater Wellington Regional Council 2018 Summer Events are back! Explore the regional parks and forests on your doorstep with the Regional Council's Greater Wellington Great Outdoors programme. They offer more than 50 events set in some of the...

SAVE THE DATE for Wellington region’s next Restoration Day!

Connecting Communities people, plants and pest Saturday May 26 th Silverstream Retreat, Upper Hutt, Wellington More information to come in February. If you have any questions please email us at ‘ [email protected] ’.

New myrtle rust reporter app

Myrtle rust is a serious biosecurity threat that affects a number of New Zealand’s native species, including pōhutukawa, ramarama, northern and southern rātā and manuka. We need your help to protect our natural and productive environments. As...

Landcare networking field day at Mangapiko

Caring for our land and waterways is the focus of the latest landcare networking field day being held at Mangapiko near Te Awamutu on 8 November. It’s being organised by Waikato Regional Council, the NZ Landcare Trust and the Lower Mangapiko Stream...

WWF Conservation Innovation Awards are now open

The 2017 WWF Conservation Innovation Awards are now open . If you have a game-changing idea that will change the face of conservation, we want to hear from YOU! WWF-New Zealand is searching for big, bold ideas that will benefit Aotearoa’s unique...

Mini BioBlitz - Invercargill

BioBlitz poster Saturday 14 October, 10 am – 4.30 pm Free event for all ages Join us for a fun-filled day exploring the secret world of Sandy Point. A BioBlitz is a scientific treasure hunt and race against time. The goal is to count as many species...

WWF-New Zealand Conservation Innovation Awards are coming soon

WWF-New Zealand is seeking game-changers for our communities to protect and restore Aotearoa’s unique environment. We want your bright ideas. A $25,000 award could help turn your idea into reality! By harnessing New Zealanders' unmatched creativity...

Have you done riparian planting or fencing?

Many hundreds of Kiwis have invested time and energy into restoring New Zealand streams by riparian fencing or planting. NIWA has begun a project to understand more about the investment Kiwis have made so we can help build better support for...

Kiwis asked to make kererū count!

The Great Kererū Count (GKC) has taken flight, with New Zealanders across the country being asked to keep their eyes on the skies to help build up a comprehensive picture of where our native pigeon is – and isn’t – found. Join the Count at www...

Biodiversity Monitoring Guide for the Auckland Community

A ‘Biodiversity Monitoring Guide’ is being developed for the Auckland community. The Guide will help users decide which terrestrial, freshwater and saline wetland monitoring methods provide the best fit to their project(s). A team* with broad...

WAI NZ Riverwatch PledgeMe campaign is now underway

Water quality is vitally important to our flora and fauna. Without it we risk our own wellbeing along with every other species in Aotearoa New Zealand. Please support the RiverWatch PledgeMe campaign so that the quality of our rivers can be tested...

Join the Trees That Count movement

Are you a community restoration group or landowner dedicating your time and efforts to planting native trees? Trees That Count want you to help them in their ambitious plan to restore and enhance our environment by recording your planting efforts...