News and stories
Alby Marsh – bringing people together to fight myrtle rust
Alby Marsh has spent his life building relationships. Now he is working with researchers and communities to build relationships and solutions that will help in the fight against myrtle rust.
Biosecurity Trail empowers visitors to protect New Zealand flora
A new walking trail at the Auckland Botanic Gardens gives locals and overseas visitors a chance to learn about New Zealand’s flora as well as the role they play in protecting it.
Citizen scientists needed to catch and dispatch mosquitoes
You can help scientists understand more about mosquitoes in New Zealand.
A unique result for Friends of Waiwhetū Stream
Against the odds neighbourhood volunteers rehabilitate their local stream.
Creating a “predator free” peninsular
Predator Free Wellington’s audacious Miramar eradication project.
Seashore Monitoring for Marine Pests – A Citizen Science Approach
Marine Metre Squared (Mm2) is a nationwide citizen science project that encourages the public to gather information about biodiversity, distribution and abundance of intertidal species and in doing so, ask further questions about the state of the coastal
Being neighbourly with our natives
Polhill Protectors is a ground-breaking urban conservation community laying out the welcome mat for manu taonga in Wellington city.
“Kiwi-style” innovation solves mice problem
The aim of the Omori Kuratau Pest Management Group is to bring back the bush by bringing back the birds that disperse the seeds. But they had to solve the problem of mice first.