Friday, 16 December 2016
A first for Tawa community groups saw keen greenies, a consultancy firm and eager school children on their knees, searching for signs of life in Tawa's Redwood Bush. TAWA
— Friends of Tawa Bush Reserves, responsible for preserving, maintaining and enhancing Tawa's native bush, joined EcoGecko Consultants and St Francis Xavier school students, to set up lizard surveying equipment early last month.
By Friends of Tawa Bush Reserves
Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Whale Watch Kaikoura Take Digital Dip with New App CANTERBURY
— New Zealand Eco-tourism operator Whale Watch Kaikoura have launched a mobile application making their award-winning marine wildlife tours more interactive than ever before.
By Cabbage Tree Creative
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Take a tent and go exploring this Conservation Week BAY OF PLENTY
— Pitching tents and exploring just over the fence are the key themes for this years’ Conservation Week from November 1-9.
By Steve Brightwell
Thursday, 2 October 2014
New Zealand children imagine a future without Kiwi
NEW ZEALAND CHILDREN IMAGINE A FUTURE WITHOUT KIWI
To launch its annual campaign Save Kiwi Month 2014, Kiwis for kiwi asked New Zealand children what a future without kiwi would feel like.
By Hustle & Bustle
Monday, 3 February 2014
Scientists spot rare blue whales off New Zealand coast
Rare blue whales have been spotted by NIWA scientists on a research expedition in the South Taranaki Bight.
Saturday, 25 January 2014
Brook Waimarama Sanctuary Fence Construction Could Start in May NELSON
— Construction of a $4.7 million pest-proof fence around the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary could begin as early as May this year.
By Ecofind NZ
Friday, 20 September 2013
Birds on a Plane .....
An endangered native bird, the möhua, has been given a new safe home on a Marlborough Sounds island thanks to a South Island company playing a key role in the Christchurch rebuild.
By Ali Jones PR and Communications
Tuesday, 6 August 2013
Southern Discoveries' Sinbad Gully conservation project outstanding success
A major Milford Sound conservation project spearheaded by leading South Island tourism company Southern Discoveries is proving an outstanding success in restoring a natural haven to its former glory.
By Southern Public Relations
Thursday, 1 August 2013
Sponsorship agency supports Canterbury education programme
Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Dolphins Down Under: Understanding the New Zealand Dolphin
New Zealand dolphins, also known as Hector's dolphins, are fascinating and beautiful animals.
By University of Otago
Saturday, 2 March 2013
Inmates, tagging and... butterflies?
Now that autumn's arrived butterfly lovers around New Zealand are tagging Monarch butterflies.
By Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust
Monday, 25 February 2013
"Extinct" seabird discovered breeding 50 km from Auckland City AUCKLAND CITY
— Researchers are elated to find the sparrow-sized New Zealand storm petrel, thought extinct until 2003, is breeding on Little Barrier Island Hauturu in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park.
By Auckland Council
Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Chick magnet? It's all about what you eat
Chicks that stock up on their five-a-day outshine their love rivals in later life, a new study shows.
By Zoological Society of London
Monday, 11 February 2013
Good things come in threes at Hamilton Zoo HAMILTON
— The birth of not one, not two but three rare Nepalese pandas has thrilled keepers at Hamilton Zoo.
By Hamilton City Council
Butterfly fans urged to kill moth plant NORTHLAND
By Northland Regional Council
Friday, 8 February 2013
Pest caught in Lake Rotoma weed cordon BAY OF PLENTY
— Two aquatic weeds, hornwort and egeria densa, have been found for the first time in Rotorua's Lake Rotomā - inside Bay of Plenty Regional Council's weed cordon.
By Bay of Plenty Regional Council
Monday, 4 February 2013
ECan Rakaia River recommendation accepted CANTERBURY
— Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the Government has accepted Environment Canterbury’s recommendation to change the water conservation order that covers the Rakaia River.
By Gerry Brownlee
Minister opens Old Ghost Road cycle trail
Conservation Minister Nick Smith today opened a 26 kilometre section of the Old Ghost Road cycle trail in Buller.
By Nick Smith
Monday, 28 January 2013
Butterflies Conference proving to be a hit
Sir David Attenborough LIFE series recently on TVNZ can no doubt be blamed for the resurgence of interest in invertebrate fauna – but whatever the reason, people are talking excitedly about the Butterflies Conference to be held at Auckland’s Unitec on 16 and 17 March.
By Jacqui Knight
Field day shows why wetlands work is worth it TARANAKI
— An example of the importance of wetlands and the challenges involved in their restoration and enhancement will be on public show to mark World Wetlands Day on Sunday (3 February).
By Taranaki Regional Council
Friday, 25 January 2013
New Year brings (potentially) good news for conservation of species on Earth
Claims that most species will go extinct before they can be discovered have been debunked in the latest issue of Science, by researchers from The University of Auckland, Griffith University, and the University of Oxford.
By University of Auckland
Thursday, 24 January 2013
Protecting Significant Natural Areas MARLBOROUGH
— Over the last 10 years nearly 300 Marlborough landowners have received reports from the Council that identify and describe the significant natural areas (SNAs) on their properties.
By Marlborough District Council