Pest Free Onetahua Finds Kiwi!

It’s exciting news for conservation in Mohua with Pest Free Onetahua discovering a great spotted kiwi in their project area. Once common in the hills of Pūponga, there have been no sightings of kiwi here since the 1970’s! The unexpected discovery was captured on a Pest Free Onetahua trail camera, set up in Pūponga Recreational […]

Good progress for Pest Free Onetahua

Return of the Kuaka | Bar-tailed Godwits

Pest Free Onetahua is a unique conservation project spanning 12,000ha – from the tip of Onetahua Farewell Spit, including Pākawau Bush in Kahurangi National Park and south to Whanganui Inlet. It’s a partnership with Manawhenua ki Mohua and aims to remove pests and restore the habitat of Onetahua Farewell Spit so native birds, plants and […]

Onetahua Restoration: A vision for a thriving wildlife habitat

Onetahua Farewell Spit sand dunes and ocean

The Onetahua Restoration Project got off to a flying start in September when the Minister of Conservation announced that Predator Free 2050 is releasing $3 million of funding for pest eradication in the Farewell Spit region. This bold ambition is a long-term shared community vision to enable future generations the chance to enjoy a wealth […]