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The lone kauri Nov17

The long loop track at Aongatete leads gently up into the Kaimai forest. The forest changes as you climb. The lowland trees

The lone kauri Nov172019-11-11T23:15:19+13:00

Flowers of the Forest Sept17

Most of the flowers in the native forest are not showy. Many are small, white and – to our eyes – boring.

Flowers of the Forest Sept172019-11-11T23:15:26+13:00

Predator Free 2050 Aug17

Can we rid New Zealand of possums, rats and stoats by 2050? Kevin Hackwell ‘Yes, we can,” says Forest &

Predator Free 2050 Aug172019-11-11T23:15:06+13:00

Kevin Hague visits

On the 13th July 2017, Kevin Hague, the CEO of Forest and Bird, visited the Forest. We used the opportunity to invite

Kevin Hague visits2019-11-11T23:04:02+13:00


Extinction is like a full stop. It happens when the very last individual of a species dies. The Parliamentary Commissioner for the


April 2017 – Giant moss

Male Moss A giant grows at Aongatete. It’s not a tree or a fern or a flower – it’s a

April 2017 – Giant moss2017-04-05T16:52:32+12:00

Meet Millie, the rat dog

A new volunteer has come to Aongatete forest to help the Project to control rats. She didn’t walk in carrying a bag

Meet Millie, the rat dog2019-11-20T00:54:21+13:00

Curious creatures get along just fine

Some partnerships just seem right – cheese and crackers, McCaw and Carter, bats and wood roses. These last two get along perfectly

Curious creatures get along just fine2023-09-18T16:20:27+12:00
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