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Korokoro Environmental Group

Korokoro Environmental Group supports KEG supports and encourages a range of worthwhile community initiatives on conservation, biodiversity and habitat protection in the Korokoro valley (Lower Hutt) and surrounding environment. KEG has been involved in plantings and weed control, pest monitoring, improving fish passage, active lobbying on transport, development and infrastructure issues where they threaten or support the ecological values of the Korokoro area.

 

Hurunui College Nina Valley Restoration Group

The Hurunui College Nina Valley Restoration Group was established in 2008. The group consists of students aged eleven to eighteen years old, teachers, and parents.

The principal aim of the group is to give students ownership of a conservation project, through which they can learn about conservation and applied research. The group works closely with the Department of Conservation to achieve these aims.

Mawaihakona Stream Restoration (friends of the Mawaihakona)

Friends of Mawaihakona Stream was formed in 2002 by Bart Hogan, Kerry & Brian Brickell in order to covert the Mawaihakona stream from a willow infested mess to lowland podocarp forest as it would have once been. In recent years, the Friends have gained permission to restore a large section of the stream as it passes through land owned by St Patrick's college Silverstream.

Wellington Regional Lizard Network

The Wellington Regional Lizard Network (WRLN) comprises conservation managers and lizard specialists from a variety of groups and organisations in the region who aim to identify priorities for lizard conservation throughout the Wellington region. The group promotes lizard conservation and provides advice and training to those involve in lizard conservation. The group's primary role is to advise but it will actively identify work that needs to be done, promote this work and train people to do it, and facilitate its implementation when possible.

 

Awhitu Peninsula Landcare Incorporated

To enhance the unique character of the Awhitu Peninsula by supporting our rural and agricultural base, encouraging the protection of land and waterways for future sustainability. To actively work towards restoring native plant and animal life, improving the region's biodiversity by revegetation, controlling pests and increasing awareness of environmental issues throughout the community.

 

Windsor Park Ark

We are an interested group of teachers and students at Rangitoto College who are working each year to clear weed species from a small area of bush in the school grounds and replace them with native species. We aim to turn this 3 ha area into a wonderful outdoor classroom resource with paths, signage and other useful resources for students and the community. Neighbouring properties are also involved

 

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