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  • Proposed Inglewood wildlife centre
    Area in Inglewood proposed for a Wildlife rehab centre A native bird rehabilitation centre in Inglewood is a step closer following the council agreeing to buy the land on which to house it. The New Plymouth District Council recently supported the East Taranaki Environment Collective’s concept of a part wildlife rehab space, education and eco-venture, […]
  • Biodiversity Champion Bev Gibson
    Introducing Bev Gibson, our Wild for Taranaki chair. That’s her with the pink hair with her mokopuna, Takarangi and Te Araroa Pye and their friend Te Auripo Luke watching Chris Dodd from Taranaki Kōhanga Kiwi at Rotokare (TKKR) release a kiwi on Taranaki Maunga recently. Bev has been on our board for the past two […]
  • Partnership on track for 100th kiwi
    DOC Biodiversity ranger Raul Johnson holding the kiwi, Torokahā, withTe Poihi Campbell from Te Kotahitanga o Te Atiawa at a recent kiwi release A successful partnership is on track to translocate its 100th kiwi since it began. The Taranaki Kōhanga Kiwi at Rotokare partnership between Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust and Taranaki Kiwi Trust, now in its 10th year, […]
  • From the Pacific to the Huatoki: Longfin eels
    Imagine this… you’re standing in the Huatoki plaza, central New Plymouth, bag of bread in hand at the edge of the water, ready to feed the big, flowing empty stream… hold up a second, this doesn’t seem quite right? For those of us who are Taranaki locals, we know what lives in the Huatoki – […]
  • A whale of a dolphin
    As it’s Sea Week we’re going to talk about dolphins, just cos they are kind of cool. There are 9 species of dolphins in New Zealand, including the maki/orca or killer whale and the upokohue/pilot whale. Confusing eh. Orcas are classed as dolphins due to their teeth, rounded head and a beak, streamlined bodies and […]
  • Conservation efforts improving species
    Two bird species in Taranaki have improved so much they are no longer seen as threatened, according to the latest Conservation Status List put out by the Department of Conservation.  The improvement of the North Island brown kiwi and pōpokotea/whitehead, which takes their status off the ‘Not Theatened’ list, is due to large scale conservation efforts. […]

Restore Taranaki

5 days 19 hours ago

Go and check this out! Thursday 19th May 5:30pm at Puke Ariki. This is one of the many cool events happening during Techweek. techweek.co.nz/whats-on/programme/view/tech-for-good-using-technology-to-make-a-positive-impact-187/

Restore Taranaki

6 days 22 hours ago

Good to see some research showing the positive impact on birdlife with restored urban green areas. New Plymouth was one of the study sites. theconversation.com/bringing-the-tui-back-to-town-how-native-birds-are-returning-to-nzs-restored-urban-forests-182064

Restore Taranaki

1 month 4 days ago

Some exciting workshops both in person and online coming up around the region over the next 2 months. Click the link to join the Facebook

Restore Taranaki

1 month 1 week ago

Well done to all those involved in getting these kiwi to their new home and helping them thrive!

Restore Taranaki

1 month 1 week ago

Introducing Bev Gibson, our Wild for Taranaki chair. That’s her with the pink hair with her mokopuna, Takarangi and Te Araroa Pye and their friend