A bold vision to restore Farewell Spit’s taonga.

Return of the Kuaka | Bar-tailed Godwits

Pest Free Onetahua is a unique restoration project in partnership with Manawhenua ki Mohua.  It has a vision to restore the taonga habitat of Onetahua/Farewell Spit so native birds, plants and other wildlife can thrive.  Summer sees the welcome arrival of our much loved kuaka/bar-tailed godwits back to Mohua/Golden Bay. These migratory birds made the incredible […]

The Predator Free Activator Initiative in Nelson and Tasman

people learning about setting traps

In an era where environmental concerns are at the forefront of global discussion, local initiatives are crucial  in nurturing community-driven conservation. To strengthen networks of conservation groups, the Predator Free New Zealand Trust (PFNZ) and Tasman Environmental Trust (TET) are piloting a new ‘Predator Free Activator’ role here in Nelson Tasman.   The role itself revolves […]

Māpua School gets planting!

Frontage of Māpua School

With a little help from TET the whole of Māpua School got their hands dirty recently, helping to plant over 400 natives at the school. Māpua School was an absolute hive of activity earlier this year, with every student in the school helping to plant a riparian area near the carpark. Sparked by an idea […]