We are a group of local residents who are looking to improve the health of our community stream, which runs through Cashmere park.
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Based in Wanaka, we are a group that helps community teams to trap predators in the Upper Clutha urban and peri-urban areas, whether on public or private land. We also seek to educate and raise the profile of New Zealand's unique wildlife, amongst our locals and visitors to the area.
We are two retired neighbours in properties that back onto the reserve working with others to:
STEPS’ major objective is to protect and enhance Waitītiko Meola Creek, Roy Clements Treeway, local reserves, and the underlying aquifer. Our main activities include restoration planting, weeding, water quality monitoring and water quality advocacy. If you would like to join or support STEPS please contact us.
Mt Chocolate is located in Clifton, Invercargill, New Zealand. It is the home of Tracy and Mike Peters.
A family home and the Redworks art studio is being built on the site to be surrounded by native bush and wetland.
The Trust works in the far north-west of the South Island - on Puponga Farm Park and Farewell Spit.
Activities funded by the Trust are:
Our group is working towards making Waima to Laingholm pest free. Our initial efforts have been focused on possum control, with the intention to use this as a base to expand to control of other pests. The control area encompasses approximately 800 Hectares, with a 50/50 split between Public and Private land owners.
The Cashmere Stream Care Group was initiated in 2006 as part of Environment Canterbury’s Living Streams Programme. Our Committee has a broad range of experience, knowledge and expertise ranging from aquatic ecology to historical knowledge of the stream and its catchment. We meet regularly, and anyone is welcome to attend our meetings and help with stream restoration and monitoring.
The Drayton Reserve Volunteers, a group of about 120 locals, started in April 2016 with the aim of working with the Council to return the Drayton Reserve to its original forest and other vegetative cover, for conservation, passive recreation and educational purposes, especially for the local community.