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Educate for Nature – Nurturing Environmental Stewardship

Date: 31st May 2021

Globally, awareness of climate change and the impact of biodiversity loss has sparked broad community interest in understanding what we can do locally to make a difference.  At the very heart of making a difference is the underlying need for… Read more »


5000 Natives Planted This Autumn

Date: 5th May 2021

This autumn, hundreds of volunteers planted 5,000 natives at our keystone and community group sites throughout the Wakatipu Basin from Arrowtown to Gibbston, Arthurs Point and more. Every one of these plants was grown by volunteers at our Community Nursery… Read more »


Lake Hayes South Cleanup – Thank you PP Group

Date: 22nd April 2021

Last Friday, the Patterson Pitts Group survey team spent their day volunteering at Lake Hayes South. Despite a wet, cold start, the team worked with energy & enthusiasm to clear & prepare our upcoming planting area! They dragged logs and… Read more »


Thanks to all of our spring 2020 planting volunteers

Date: 28th October 2020

This spring we have been thrilled by the number of volunteers who supported our planting days. We had record numbers of volunteers, especially at Whitechapel, where 1920 natives were in the ground before Peter could shout “BBQ is ready”! Across… Read more »


Colouring In Competition

Date: 6th July 2020

For Conservation Week 2020 we have banded with other Conservation Trusts and supporters to pull together a fantastic prize pool that promotes, educates and encourages people to get out and explore our local environment. The competition is split into four… Read more »