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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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One year into Towards Predator-Free Taranaki

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Fri 31 May 2019

It’s working – Taranaki community’s predator control is expanding at a rapid pace, removing rats, possums and stoats, disrupting the threats facing native wildlife and plants.

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Native bird returns after 112 years

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Fri 12 Apr 2019

A tiny native bird, the toutouwai (North Island Robin), has returned to Pukeiti Garden for the first time in 112 years after intensive trapping has created a safe haven.

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Volunteers needed to unite urban trappers

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Thu 04 Apr 2019

New Plymouth volunteers are sought to help unite urban trappers and take predator control to the next level as part of Towards Predator-Free Taranaki.

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A possum a day in Oākura

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Tue 02 Apr 2019

Oākura residents on a mission to eradicate possums from the town are helping catch a possum a day.

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GPS tracking collars on predators in rural Taranaki

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Thu 14 Mar 2019

GPS tracking collars on wild stoats in rural Taranaki may look cute, but they will provide vital information to help understand these notorious predators.

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Community benefitting from Towards Predator-Free Taranaki

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Thu 14 Feb 2019

New Plymouth students and residents are already experiencing benefits from Towards Predator-Free Taranaki, as residents unite to support biodiversity by removing predators - the biggest project of its kind in New Zealand.

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