Almost appropriately, it was raining for the recent official opening of our newly expanded building that we refer to as our kohanga.
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Aongatete Forest Project began as an effort to bring awareness to the distressed state of the northern Kaimai ranges. In 2001, a
I attended my first volunteer work day at the forest in June 2006. I had recently retired from a forestry career in
Aongatete Forest Project was a hive of activity on the last day of April when we hosted visitors from 'the other side’.
We've all seen those gritty TV dramas that have astonishing science and tech at their fingertips to analyse the DNA from crime
We are being very successful with our predator control work to protect our native wildlife from being eaten by rats, stoats and
Spring 2020 saw us carry out an innovative restoration of indigenous biodiversity in our forest. Several years in the planning, this involved
In the lead up to the titipounamu/rifleman nesting season, it’s not uncommon to find Barry Pethybridge in the forest sitting in a camping
Our first Volunteer Saturday after lockdown was a biggie. We had a tremendous turnout to help combat the influx of Rattus rattus
New Zealand has two species of bats: the long-tailed bat (Chalinolobus tuberculatus) and the lesser short-tailed bat (Mystacina tuberculata). A third species,