Rats and rare birds

Controlling rats is the key to creating a healthy forest. Rats eat almost everything. They eat the fruits and the seeds that

Rats and rare birds2019-11-11T23:13:18+00:00

Neighbour Newsletter Winter 18

New Phone Number The Project now has a permanent contact number. The number is forwarded to a “duty officer”, to deal with

Neighbour Newsletter Winter 182019-11-11T04:18:56+00:00

Neighbour Newsletter Summer 18

Greetings, neighbors of Aongatete Forest. This is the first of more regular newsletters from us, to keep you informed about our activities.

Neighbour Newsletter Summer 182019-11-11T04:17:52+00:00

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+00:00

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+00:00

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+00:00

Extinction

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

Extinction2019-11-19T01:22:45+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

August 2016 – Stoat busters

The nesting birds in the Aongatete forest are easy prey for stoats. But trapping stoats is difficult because they are smart animals,

August 2016 – Stoat busters2016-08-15T21:54:39+00:00