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Landowners join 33,000 ha in new North Island kiwi plan

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 6:40 pm | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

Landowners join 33,000 ha in new North Island kiwi plan The Department of Conservation has approved a $411,000 plan by a leading Hawke’s Bay conservation trust to release up to 200 kiwi in the 11,400ha Pohokura Forest between 2019 and 2024. The move is ... More >>

Conservation trust snares specialist support

Friday, 6 April 2018, 12:04 pm | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

Well-known Hawke’s Bay conservation specialist Tamsin Ward-Smith has joined Hawke’s Bay-based Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust to assist with expanding the Trust’s kiwi conservation work. More >>

Bumper season for kiwi egg collection

Monday, 4 December 2017, 4:06 pm | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

Bumper season for kiwi egg collection A bumper harvest of kiwi eggs has marked the first half of this year’s kiwi conservation work in the Maungataniwha Native Forest in inland Hawke’s Bay. Conservationists working for the Forest Lifeforce Restoration ... More >>

Job done - Kevin marks turning point for kiwi conservancy

Friday, 16 June 2017, 5:52 pm | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

Job done - Kevin marks turning point for kiwi conservancy New forest resident secures kiwi future for next three decades A very ordinary brown kiwi with an unremarkable name signalled a truly outstanding feat of endangered species conservation last week. ... More >>

Funding doubles for Hawke’s Bay kiwi project

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 12:50 pm | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

Kiwi protection in Hawke’s Bay has received a massive shot in the arm through a doubling in funding for one of the region’s most prolific and successful conservation initiatives. More >>

War on predators: capture collective wisdom, Trust says

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 3:57 pm | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

Hawke’s Bay-based conservation group Forest Lifeforce Restoration (FLR) Trust has welcomed the Predator-Free by 2050 initiative announced by the government earlier this week. It says the target is achievable but that success will rely on collaboration ... More >>

Cash grant for Hawke’s Bay whio initiative

Friday, 10 July 2015, 8:20 am | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

A successful Hawke’s Bay whio, or blue duck, conservation project has received a $10,000 maintenance grant from Whio Forever, a species recovery programme launched jointly by Genesis Energy and the Department of Conservation (DOC). More >>

Mother and son reunion marks special conservation milestone

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 8:57 am | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

An emotional surprise Kiwi family reunion marked the return last week of a very special kiwi chick to the inland Hawke’s Bay forest from where its egg was taken. The 200th kiwi chick reared by the Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust and its conservation ... More >>

Rare find boosts hope for Kakabeak

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 4:03 pm | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

A conservation trust leading the drive to prevent the extinction of the flamboyant Kakabeak (Clianthus maximus or ngutukākā in te reo) helped discover an important far-flung colony of the plants less than a week before being presented with a national ... More >>

‘Stunning battler’ returns to Northland

Monday, 29 July 2013, 9:26 am | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

One of New Zealand’s most endangered native plants is taking root in Northland. Forty Kakabeak plants reared by the Forest Lifeforce Restoration (FLR) Trust , a private conservation organisation, were planted on Roberton Island (Motuarohia) in ... More >>

DNA tests raise hope for elusive native plant

Monday, 8 July 2013, 2:39 pm | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

DNA tests on extremely rare plants discovered in inland Hawke’s Bay offer some hope that the species may yet be saved from extinction. Until recently, just 110 Kakabeak plants (Clianthus maximus, or ngutukākā in te reo) were known to exist ... More >>

Trust Teams With Lincoln To Kill Predators

Friday, 5 October 2012, 9:50 am | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

Private conservation initiative Forest Lifeforce Restoration (FLR) Trust has teamed up with Lincoln University's Centre for Wildlife Management and Conservation (CWMC) in a $160,000 drive to improve the effectiveness of trapping and poisoning systems ... More >>

Trust Emerges From The Forest

Monday, 19 March 2012, 11:29 am | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

The Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust, a conservation and forest rehabilitation group headed by Auckland businessman Simon Hall , is looking for new relationships and opportunities with public and private-sector organisations involved in New Zealand ... More >>

Trust sets new benchmark for kiwi conservation

Sunday, 12 February 2012, 9:45 pm | Forest Lifefore Restoration Trust

Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust News release FT003 12 February 2012 Takamoana - 1 Trust sets new benchmark for kiwi conservation Rachel Hunter in landmark release More >>

 

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