Kia ora, Whitford!

Kia ora trappers! We hope you are busy checking and baiting traps as the bird nesting season is well underway. We’d love to see more of those rarer species making a comeback in our area, so keep up the good work. If you are running low on gear, we have good news. Read on (and […]

News from Friends of Te Wairoa

Kia ora to all Friends of the Wairoa River Catchment! There are many new recipients of this newsletter – welcome! We have recently merged two separate mailing lists. One was minimally used, so has been brought over to this platform. Hopefully, you’ll find the 5 newsletters per year from us of interest! We cover a […]

News from Predator Free Whitford

Kia ora Predator Free Whitford trappers!  Just like that, we’re in the later parts of winter, 2023. While the garden maintenance needs are low, and lambing and calving are well under way (so you’re moving around the property daily checking on things anyway), remember to factor in checking your predator control stations.  We recently came […]

Ka pai from Predator Free Whitford

Kia ora trappers! Thanks for visiting the team at the most recent Whitford bait and trap day. Lovely to see so many people coming out to see us! If you or your neighbours missed out, please feel free to share this email and contact us via the email address below. If you left with some […]

Pest News from Friends of Te Wairoa

Kia ora trappers! Term one is already over and we’re back in school holiday mode. It’s a great time to be checking and setting traps, and rebaiting stations. Use the opportunity to get the next generation involved and teach them about safe handling of pest control equipment, and have that conversation about why we do […]

Welcome to Predator Free Franklin

Kia ora Franklin! Welcome to the new format of newsletters from Predator Free Franklin. We will send out just TWO newsletters per year with event and staffing updates, while your local group will send out a few more with information specific to pest control news in your local area. Upcoming pest education events Please note […]

Pest News from Friends of Te Wairoa

Kia ora trappers! Wow, it feels like the world has woken up with the arrival of spring from a long 2.5-year covid-induced slumber. We’ve had some neat events in the past few months, including a Natural Area Restoration Workshop, a follow-up in-field session to see the theory put into practise at Jodie and Steve’s place, […]