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No ‘bogeys’ on this course

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Wed 25 Sep 2019

They take their birdies seriously at Westown Golf Club – native birdies, that is.

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Oil and gas workers redirect careers to Towards Predator-Free Taranaki

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Fri 13 Sep 2019

Two oil and gas contractors have made a career u-turn into Towards Predator-Free Taranaki, the region-wide project helping native wildlife and plants.

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Woodleigh School well on the way to being predator-free

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Thu 08 Aug 2019

You’re likely to see a number of tui, kererū and other birdlife when you enter the bush next to Woodleigh School, New Plymouth.

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Protecting Puniho Pā from pests

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Tue 16 Jul 2019

A willingness to help his Pā has seen Ngā Māhanga hapū member take on a fun role of Pā pest protector.

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No room for possums in Oākura

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Fri 21 Jun 2019

The goal of Oākura and the Kaitake area to be possum-free, the largest area in mainland New Zealand, is heading in the right direction thanks to the diligence of locals and experienced possum hunters.

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Trap watch: measuring Taranaki

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Thu 06 Jun 2019

Taranaki’s native wildlife, predators and urban trappers are in the spotlight, with some species and trap catches under surveillance 24/7, providing live data.

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Oākura couple protect a piece of paradise

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Thu 06 Jun 2019

Oākura locals Clive Saleman and Libby Baker have seen first-hand what a predator-free environment looks like.

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Creative thinking helps native environment

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Tue 04 Jun 2019

Students from Devon Intermediate are getting creative with the goal of reducing rodent numbers so nature can thrive.

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