Obviously, the greatest threat to our native plants and animals in New Zealand are introduced pests such as stoats (Mustela erminea), possums (Trichsurus vulpecula), rats (Rattus spp.), mice (Mus musculus) and HEDGEHOGS (Erinaceus europaeus occidentalis), alongside feral cats (Felis catus) and unruly dogs (Canis lupus familiaris). In 2016, our government announced Predator Free 2050, an ambitious […]
2020 Update: The second year running the Kaka have turned up. In 2019 it was two in Sept / Oct but this year they have turned up much earlier arriving in April with four still hanging about three months later. A juvenile Kaka made himself resident at Whiriwhiri last month. The local bird population were […]
Our Collaborative predator Free Franklin Initiative picked up the Collaborative Auckland Mayoral Conservation Award which as well as the signed certificate comes with an extra $2,000.