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Early spike in rat numbers signals conservation carnage

Saturday, 15 June 2019, 5:26 pm | Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust

Conservationists in the central North Island warn that native bird populations are due to “take an epic hammering” this Spring when predator populations balloon. Staff of the Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust have seen a significant increase ... More >>

NZ’s largest pine-to-native forest regeneration project

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 11:53 am | Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust

The last pine trees have been felled in a major Hawke’s Bay conservation project that aims to convert a 4,000-hectare pine plantation back to regenerating native forest. More >>

Dinosaur treasure trove lures doco crew to Maungataniwha

Friday, 9 December 2016, 11:55 am | Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust

Filming has taken place in the Maungataniwha Native Forest in inland Hawke’s Bay for a television documentary that looks set to take New Zealand into the homes and hearts of people all around the world. More >>

Mass planting boosts rare tree numbers by 10 percent

Monday, 2 December 2013, 3:18 pm | Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust

A single mass planting has boosted the national population of the rare and endangered Turner’s kohuhu ( pittosporum turneri , or tent pole tree) by more than 10 percent. The Forest Lifeforce Restoration (FLR) Trust has planted 5,500 seedlings, propagated ... More >>

2013-2014 kiwi egg-lift season kicks off in Hawke’s Bay

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 12:55 pm | Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust

The Forest Lifeforce Restoration (FLR) Trust has returned its 100th kiwi chick to the inland Hawke’s Bay forest from where its egg was taken. The male bird, named Bocky after well-known local bushman Allan Bockman, was incubated at Kiwi Encounter ... More >>

Cliff scramble gives critically rare plant shot at survival

Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 11:12 am | Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust

Conservationists have boosted by a third the number of endangered Kakabeak plants known to exist in the wild in New Zealand. Staff at the Forest Lifeforce Restoration (FLR) Trust used a helicopter and abseiled down cliffs to dig 35 of the plants with ... More >>

Kiwi home-swap deepens the gene pool

Thursday, 28 June 2012, 3:05 pm | Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust

Eight young North Island Brown kiwi switched Bays today in a home-swapping story that illustrates perfectly the complex scientific, collaborative private/public partnership that kiwi conservation has become. Two young males and two young females from the ... More >>

 

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