WATCH: “Predator Control from Farmers’ Perspectives & Getting the Wider Community Involved” – Andy Saunders, Jenny Goodwright & Stu Muir

Pestival Webinar Replay: Getting farmers on board towards a Predator-Free 2050 is crucial. They own the big important chunks of land, so to succeed we have to work to evolve predator control methods that will work and be sustainable for them. In this video meet Whiriwhiri locals Andy Saunders and Jenny Goodwright, and Aka Aka […]

WATCH: “How Planting and Predator Control go Hand-in-Hand” – Āwhitu Peninsula Landcare

Pestival Webinar Replay: Āwhitu Landcare is one of the oldest Landcare groups in New Zealand. Started over 30 years ago by a group of local farmers concerned about the sheer number of possums on the peninsula that were killing off the Pōhutukawa trees, among others. Today we hear from Nicky Reynold about the Te Korowai […]

Workshop on riparian projects – 28 April

Kia ora everyone. Here’s a great opportunity to get practical information on how to do successful riparian corridor projects (native planting alongside rivers and streams). NZ Landcare Trust has teamed up with Walking Access Commission and the Waikato Biodiversity Forum to present a workshop on good management practices associated with riparian corridor projects. It will […]

Tree planting at Mauku this Friday afternoon- August 13th

Another Friday planting We are back at St Brides this Friday, August 13th from 3.00 – 5.00pm. Not too many trees to plant but we’d love to have a good turnout if possible as this will be one of the last planting days for the season. Meet up on Findlay Rd, Mauku, just along from […]

Tree planting at Mauku this Saturday August 7th, 10.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Spreading the planting aroha around, we’re at St Brides, Findlay Rd, Mauku this Saturday. Come join us for a great family fun planting day. The weather is forecast to be a bit windy, but not very rainy.  We will be adding to the existing plantings that have been put in over the last two years, so […]

Tree planting at Pukekohe this Friday August 6th, 2.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Back to Pukekohe we go! We’re at Belmont Rise this time, meeting up at the top of Adams Rd South. Come and check out this exciting new area that needs a bit of TLC. We will be planting native trees, (mainly puriri, kowhai and kanuka). There is a new active trail being developed here to […]

Tree planting at Patumahoe this Friday July 30th, 2.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Mixing it up again – This week’s planting is in Patumahoe, behind Patumahoe School at the back of North East Fields. This is a family event. Parents and children from the school will be joining us after school assembly at 2.25pm. We will be planting puriri, rewarewa, taraire and other natives as an understory to […]

Tree Planting this Saturday, July 24th, 10 a.m. – 12.00pm

We are planting native trees near Waiau Pa on Saturday, July 24th with the Clarks Beach crew. We will be meeting at 10 a.m. the end of Whitecliffs Rd, and will then along the estuary to do the planting in a really cool spot. Please bring a sharp spade and appropriate footwear. Contact Andrew Sinclair […]

Tree Planting this Friday, July 23rd, 2 – 4.00pm

This week we have another change of venue to near the mouth of the Mauku Stream, close to Glenbrook Rd. We will meet at 2.00 p.m. at Stuart Basham’s property, 913 Glenbrook Rd.  The session will be from 2 – 4.00 p.m. We will be planting a variety of native trees, so bring a sharp […]

Friday working bee – Pukekohe Hill

Our last tree planting working bee was a real success, with lots of puriri, taraire and kowhai going into the ground at St Brides Reserve in Mauku.  We don’t want Pukekohe to feel left out this season, so our next planting will be there. Come to the southern side of Pukekohe Hill this Friday from […]