The LWRMS is a community group established in 2006 to enact the Waitaki River Management Strategy. Our goal is “To protect and enhance, in a sustainable way, the Lower Waitaki River System”. This duty of kaitiakitanga includes protection and enhancement of the habitat of the southernmost sub-population of the critically threatened Canterbury mudfish (Neochanna burrowsius), which occurs in riparian seepages on the southern bank of the Waitaki River.
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Comprehensive community involvement in ecosystem restoration of coastal forest
Activities: Weed control, pest control
Parties involved: Tuateawa residents and landowners
Establish wetland area to provide habitat for birds and animals which inhabit wetlands
Activities: Weed control, pest control, fencing, planting and building styles
Parties involved: Local owner and Forest and Bird members
Maintain and enhance Seeleys Gully.
Parties involved: Volunteers, local residents and Hamilton City Council
The primary objective of Project Kiwi Trust (PKT) is to enhance and protect the kiwi population and continue to restore the ecosystem on the Kuaotunu Peninsula or in such other areas in New Zealand, as the trustees may think fit.
Activities: Kiwi monitoring, operation nest egg, pest and predator management, advocacy, education
Parties involved: Landowners, local business people, conservationists, corporate sponsors.
We are a group of volunteers under keen to bring back native biodiversity to Lincoln. The group includes: Sue Jarvis, Mike Bowie, Ralph Scott, Sue Allen, Gordon
Friends of Whatipu (FOW) is a group of about 75 people who have knowledge of and links with the Whatipu area and have resolved to act as guardians of the area, helping to preserve its special character, and where possible assist the Auckland Council.
Whatipu wetlands, beach and dunes is a 'scientific reserve". The landscape is one of the most outstanding natural areas of the Auckland region.
The project is aiming to remove willows from the wetland and restore the natural habitat of flax, raupo and lowland forest. The project is being run by Nelson /Marlborough Fish and Game in conjunction with the NZ Game Bird Habitat Trust.
Restoration of wetlands and stream.
Protection of all native species by on-going predator and weed control.