Wildlands specialises in ecological restoration and indigenous biodiversity. We prepare restoration plans, provide policy and management advice in a wide range of ecological disciplines, and also supervise and implement hands on restoration projects.
The objectives of the group are to help local people work together in planning and implementing sustainable management and protection of the Whangateau Harbour, its resources and catchment area. We meet each other month at 7.15pm on the first Tuesday in the Whangateau Hall, Leigh Rd, Whangateau.
This group, composed mainly of farmers, meets about two or three times a year to have a workshop or field day to increase their learning and experiences. Recent workshops have included an evening on possum control and the Auckland Regional Council’s Proposed Air, Land and Water Plan.
Community groups, artists and scientists founded The Waitakere Ranges Protection Society in 1973. Our aim is to protect the Waitakere Ranges through practical fieldwork, advocacy, inspiration and innovative solutions. 40% of the Ranges are in private ownership and face what the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has called 'death by 1,000 cuts'.
The Uruamo Ecological Society has been established to work with the North Shore City Council, the Royal New Zealand Navy and the local community to establish a Waitemata Coastal Sanctuary on the Uruamo Headland in Birkenhead, Auckland. Our vision: To restore significant natural habitat in urban Auckland, from harbour to ridge, through a partnership between land managers and our community.
Genesis Reforestation Project is a charitable trust that was established in 1990 as a heart-felt response to the devastation caused by cyclone Bola. Our aims are: - To promote sustainable land use and repair of the environment in Hawkes Bay - To facilitate environmental education programs and community involvement in local projects - To provide employment and training opportunities in environmental restoration.
Tiritiri Matangi is an island located 30km north east of central Auckland and just 4km from the end of Whangaparaoa Peninsula and is one of New Zealand's most important and exciting conservation projects. 120 years of farming saw this 220-hectare island stripped of 94% of its native bush but between 1984 and 1994, volunteers planted between 250,000 and 300,000 trees.