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Predator control paves the way for kiwi’s return

Pukeiti

Thu 07 Nov 2019

Native species, such as kiwi and the North Island robin, are returning to Pukeiti for the first time in decades.

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Sweet 'n salty bait is best

website Oakura trapper and bait investiation 2 horiz

Mon 07 Oct 2019

Taranaki rats prefer a sweet and salty combination when it comes to bait, an investigation by a keen Oākura trapper has found.

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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

tpft website puniho pa 2

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

website possum hunters Max and Andrea

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

Halema Jamieson flax bush 896px

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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