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Forest and Bird (Upper Coromandel)

Contact Person: 
Sue Wright
Phone Number: 
(07) 866 8039
E-mail address: 
Address: 
New Zealand

Aim of group: Undertake animal pest control, plant and maintain forest and bush reserves around Coromandel. Provide advocacy for kauri dieback prevention and marine health around the coastal area of Coromandel.

Project: Wyuna Reserve
Project aim: Prevent mustelids swimming to an offshore island from the mainland which is mustelid free. Restore native bush in the area.
Activities: Pest control
Year started: 1996
Parties involved: Forest and Bird (Upper Coromandel) and friends
Location: Wyuna Peninsula and kauri track at Long Bay
Habitat: Forest
Funding sources: Waikato Regional Council and  Forest and Bird

Project: Long Bay Reserve
Project aim: Pest control to maintain bush reserve
Activities: Pest control
Year started: 1991
Parties involved: Forest and Bird and friends
Location: Coromandel
Habitat: Forest
Funding sources: Waikato Regional Council and Forest and Bird

Project: Colville/Port Charles Junction
Project aim: Undertake animal pest control, plant and maintain  forest and bush reserves around Coromandel. Provide advocacy for kauri dieback prevention and marine health around the coastal area of Coromandel. 
Activities: Planting and weed control
Year started: 1996
Parties involved: Forest and Bird (Upper Coromandel) and friends
Location: North of Colville
Habitat: Wetland and coastal
Funding sources: Forest and Bird (local funds)

Project: Papa Aroha  Pest Control
Project aim: Protect kiwi and other birds in the Papa Aroha area
Activities: Animal pest control
Year started: 2014
Parties involved: Forest and Bird Upper Coromandel  and DOC
Location: North of Coromandel
Habitat: Coastal forest
Funding sources: DOC and Forest and Bird

Project: Kikowhakarere Forest Restoration Project
Project aim: Protection of native forest ecosystem against mammalian pests
Activities: Animal pest control
Year started: 2015
Parties involved: Forest and Bird Upper Coromandel  and Thames Coromandel District Council
Location: Kikowhakarere Bay
Habitat: Wetland
Funding sources: Waikato Regional Council and Forest and Bird