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January 2017 – Rata

Everyone loves the pohutukawa with its crimson canopy of flowers. But fewer people know its cousins, the rata trees and vines. White

January 2017 – Rata2017-01-09T09:44:31+00:00

Weka Capture and Release – video

This video shows the capture, translocation and subsequent release into Aongatete Forest of weka, in 2015. Thanks to Barry and Pam Pethybridge

Weka Capture and Release – video2016-12-16T16:29:23+00:00

Pests of Aongatete Forest – video

These are the enemy of native biodiversity. This film was compiled in 2014 (no sound). We use game cameras to understand the

Pests of Aongatete Forest – video2016-12-16T16:23:14+00:00

Kohanga Opening – Video

The Kohanga was opened on March 7, 2015. https://youtu.be/rBSX4Qaq3_c https://youtu.be/RAM280qomLI

Kohanga Opening – Video2019-11-20T00:43:13+00:00

December 2016 – Spiders

If you go into the forest at night and shine a torch around the tree trunks, you will see tiny pinpricks of

December 2016 – Spiders2016-12-15T22:47:07+00:00

November 2016 – Breakfast with the Birds

The overnight event at Aongatete Lodge was billed as ‘Breakfast with the Birds’. It could equally have been described as ‘Spying on

November 2016 – Breakfast with the Birds2016-11-15T20:26:27+00:00

Danielle, Junior Ambassador

Our Junior Ambassador, Danielle, was introduced to Aongatete through the Matahui School programme. She loves birds and wanted to help save them.

Danielle, Junior Ambassador2019-11-20T00:49:56+00:00

October 2016 – the birds are back

Spring is here. The shining cuckoos are calling in the forest. They have spent the winter in the Solomon Islands and flown

October 2016 – the birds are back2016-10-15T22:28:24+00:00

Nature Trail Signs

The Nature Trail has interpretive signage to explain the local environment. Forest Layers Relationships with Nature Geology of the Kaimai Ranges Conservation

Nature Trail Signs2016-10-04T12:52:59+00:00
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