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Pāteke population in Abel Tasman soars

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 5:19 pm | The Project Janszoon Trust

The Abel Tasman National Park has been given the tick of approval as a home for pāteke, with the population of rare native ducks increasing dramatically. More >>

Conservation education scholarship launched

Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 10:13 am | The Project Janszoon Trust

Conservation education scholarship launched A new conservation education scholarship will support future environmental leaders from the Nelson / Tasman region. Project Janszoon has today launched the scholarship which will provide school leavers with ... More >>

Native snails radio-tracked in NZ first

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 12:42 pm | The Project Janszoon Trust

Researchers have had a unique insight into the behaviour of New Zealand’s carnivourous snail Powelliphanta hochstetteri after ten of the rare snails were radio-tracked in the Abel Tasman National Park. More >>

Critically endangered snail doing well in Abel Tasman

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 10:43 am | The Project Janszoon Trust

A survey of carnivorous land snails in the Abel Tasman National Park has found a critically endangered species is much more widespread than previously thought. More >>

The people’s beach just a click away

Friday, 8 July 2016, 10:21 am | The Project Janszoon Trust

Keeping an eye on the people’s beach at Awaroa in the Abel Tasman National Park is now a whole lot easier with a new webcam capturing real time images of the beautiful spot. More >>

Kaka released into Abel Tasman

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 10:30 am | The Project Janszoon Trust

Four female kaka released today into the Abel Tasman National Park will boost the breeding population of the large forest dwelling parrots. More >>

Project Janszoon welcomes Air NZ biodiversity project

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 10:37 am | The Project Janszoon Trust

Project Janszoon is welcoming the announcement today of a new biodiversity project in the north of the Abel Tasman National Park. More >>

Taking the sting out of Abel Tasman National Park

Monday, 21 December 2015, 12:02 pm | The Project Janszoon Trust

A wasp control programme will be undertaken in the Abel Tasman National Park this summer in an effort to greatly reduce wasp activity in the popular park. More >>

Project Janszoon wins international environment award

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 10:40 am | The Project Janszoon Trust

Project Janszoon’s environmental work in the Abel Tasman National Park has today been recognised at the international Green World Environment Awards. More >>

Project Janszoon wins supreme award at Green Ribbon Awards

Friday, 5 June 2015, 9:37 am | The Project Janszoon Trust

Project Janszoon is honoured to win both the Supreme Award and Philanthropy and Partnership category, at the 2015 Green Ribbon Awards. More >>

Schools “adopt” areas of National Park

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 2:24 pm | The Project Janszoon Trust

Four schools from the Nelson / Tasman area are to adopt and improve sections of the Abel Tasman National Park as part of a unique new education programme. The “Adopt a Section” programme is an initiative from Project Janszoon and the Department ... More >>

Abel Tasman National Park goes “live”

Friday, 20 December 2013, 11:58 am | The Project Janszoon Trust

Parts of the Abel Tasman National Park will go “live” on Thursday with the launch of a virtual visitor centre and Wi-Fi network. The network will allow visitors to the Park to access up-to-date information on weather, tides, points of interest, ... More >>

Sound-system to attract birds to Abel Tasman National Park

Monday, 26 August 2013, 12:53 pm | The Project Janszoon Trust

A sound-system has been installed on Fisherman Island (Motuarero-iti) in the Abel Tasman National Park to encourage sooty and fluttering shearwater to take up residence. More >>

Locals encouraged to report weeds in national park

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 2:22 pm | The Project Janszoon Trust

Project Janszoon is calling on Nelson / Tasman locals to become “weed detectives” reporting any invasive weed finds in the Abel Tasman National Park. A recent survey undertaken by Kaitiaki O Ngahere Ltd on behalf of Project Janszoon has identified ... More >>

Rare Blue Duck Sighting In Abel Tasman National Park

Friday, 26 April 2013, 4:24 pm | The Project Janszoon Trust

The sighting of a blue duck or whio in the Abel Tasman National Park has given hope a population of the rare native bird may be established in the park. More >>

Project Janszoon Trust Appointment Of Two New Directors

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 8:39 am | The Project Janszoon Trust

Nelson based Ms Gillian Wratt is currently Chief Executive of the Cawthron Institute, the largest privately owned research provider in New Zealand. Gillian has an honours degree in Botany and her business experience ranges from research management, through ... More >>

 

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