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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Pest News from Friends of Te Wairoa

Kia Ora trappers, and welcome to the new members of our Wairoa river catchment pest control team. Alongside this newsletter, a friendly reminder to check, reset and rebait those pest eradication devices around your property, and send in your latest catch numbers. It may also be a time to review placement and spacing of traps. […]

Hugo McPhail: A Dose of Inspiration

Predator Free 2050 was always an ambitious goal, but bit by bit we are hearing regional success stories that make it seem increasingly possible. 2050 is still 30 years away, and when you think about it like that, you begin to realise that it is the younger generation that will be completing the task that […]