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Launch of Citizen Science Inventory

Monday, 1 August 2016, 5:00 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Launch of Citizen Science Inventory NZ Landcare Trust has today launched 'An Inventory of Citizen Science in New Zealand' - an online publication linked to the three year 'Citizen Science Meets Environmental Restoration' project, which is supported by ... More >>

Government Support for Landcare

Friday, 27 May 2016, 3:17 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Yesterday's Budget marks a return to stable base-line funding for the work of NZ Landcare Trust. More >>

Summit to Consider Farming Within Environmental Limits

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 5:05 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

The 2016 New Zealand Primary Industry Summit will once again provide farm and business leaders with the opportunity to consider sustainability and environmental issues. More >>

Tell Us What You Think

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 11:30 am | NZ Landcare Trust

If you are interested in water quality or sustainable land and water management in New Zealand then NZ Landcare Trust would like to hear from you. Today we are launching a short national online questionnaire that will help to increase our understanding ... More >>

Minister Supports NZ Landcare Trust Citizen Science Project

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 2:28 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

The Minister for the Environment Dr Nick Smith gave his support for NZ Landcare Trust's new Citizen Science based initiative at yesterdays inaugural meeting of the Project Steering Group in Wellington. The Minister confirmed the government will ... More >>

Citizen Science Meets Environmental Restoration

Monday, 7 September 2015, 4:46 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

NZ Landcare Trust is embarking on a new initiative combining community environmental data collection with biodiversity restoration work. The new project entitled 'Citizen Science Meets Environmental Restoration' aims to develop knowledge, resources and ... More >>

New Publications Support Opihi Project

Friday, 21 August 2015, 5:03 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Three new publications have been released as part of NZ Landcare Trust's Opihi Water Project in Canterbury. They provide useful, practical information on planting native species, sediment traps and winter crop preparation. More >>

Collaboration Key for Canterbury Dry Land Farmers

Friday, 21 August 2015, 5:02 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

In the last couple of months over 250 farmers and their advisors have attended a range of workshops, field events and presentations across four sub-catchments in the Hurunui Waiau Zone - which fits within the area of the Canterbury Water Management ... More >>

Lessons from Volcano to Sea

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 1:14 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

After three successful years NZ Landcare Trust's Auckland based Volcano to Sea project has come to an end. To mark the occasion the Trust has released a publication dedicated to capturing the experiences and lessons learned from delivering this innovative ... More >>

Pomahaka Project Scales Up

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 12:45 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Pomahaka Project Scales Up Following the success of a one year scoping exercise NZ Landcare Trust has secured nearly $150,000 from MPI's Sustainable Farming Fund to facilitate a catchment scale project within the Pomahaka catchment. With support ... More >>

Primary Industry Summit Will Debate Environment

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 11:50 am | NZ Landcare Trust

The New Zealand Primary Industry Summit is due to be held on 25-26 May 2015 at Te Papa in Wellington. The event will bring together key decision-makers in the agribusiness sector to explore strategies for value growth. More >>

Future of Farming – NZ Landcare Trust

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 4:24 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Former Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment and current Chair of WWF-NZ Dr Morgan Williams was the guest speaker at a recent Community Catchment Management Workshop organised by NZ Landcare Trust in Murchison. The programme also included ... More >>

Volcano To Sea will Wrap up in Style

Friday, 6 March 2015, 4:37 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Volcano To Sea will Wrap up in Style. NZ Landcare Trust's successful 'Volcano to Sea' project reaches a conclusion at the end of May and plans are in place to celebrate its many achievements, through a community planting event and release of an informative ... More >>

Launch of Willow and Alder Guide

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 11:42 am | NZ Landcare Trust

Invited guests gathered at Lake Koromatua on Thursday 19th February for the official launch of ‘Willows and Alders: Best practice guidelines for Willow and Alder control for riparian restoration for the Waikato River’. This innovative new publication ... More >>

Support from Production, Recreation and Environment.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:48 am | NZ Landcare Trust

When it comes to water quality not many organisations can claim to have the support of major bodies representing production, recreation and the environment, yet this is exactly what NZ Landcare Trust has achieved. The Trust's upcoming 'Communities ... More >>

Clean Water Events

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 11:01 am | NZ Landcare Trust

If you are interested in protecting New Zealand's waterways come and get involved in NZ Landcare Trust's Communities for Clean Water ‘weekend of action’ 18 – 19 October, where a series of events will take place around the country. More >>

Smith Returns to Environment

Monday, 6 October 2014, 12:55 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Prime Minister John Key today announced his reshuffled cabinet, suggesting changes are about rejuvenating and promoting new talent. A number of significant changes were confirmed including to Ministers responsible for both the Environment and Conservation. ... More >>

Crowdfunding Project Launch

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 1:50 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

NZ Landcare Trust is involved in the launch of an exciting new global crowdfunding initiative on the Pozible website today. More >>

NZ Landcare Trust: Campaign Focus Northland

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 12:56 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

A series of events will be delivered around the country as part of a weekend-of-action linked to the Communities for Clean Water campaign. In the first of a series of articles, we take a brief look at what's planned for Northland. More >>

Crowdfunding to Save Native Fish

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 12:27 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

NZ Landcare Trust is offering an exciting project designed to assist native fish, as part of the launch of a new global crowdfunding category called 'The Landcare & Environment Collection.' This exciting step, aims to help raise funds and support, ... More >>