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The ecology project team at Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust are committed to protecting their whenua whenualandMāori | Noun. The team do lots of planting, clearing of scrub, pulling weeds from trees to give them a better chance at life, beekeeping, and trapping.
Kei te pūmau te rōpū mātai hauropi o Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust ki te whakamarumarutanga o tō rātou whenua.
The team do lots of planting, clearing of scrub, pulling weeds from trees to give them a better chance at life, beekeeping, and trapping.
They maintain their native bush and other landscape projects with plants supplied by our own nursery. Visit the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust.
See people getting hands-on to fight pests and help endangered species.
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This project is part of Te Taiao | Nature at Te Papa.
E whakapau kaha ana te rōpū ki te whakatō rākau, ki te ngakingaki puihi, ki te huhuti otaota kia pai ai te tipu o ngā rākau, ki te mahi pī me te hopu riha.
Kei te whakatōkia ā mātou rākau ki tō rātou ngahere me ō rātou kaupapa whakapai whenua.
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust.
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Ko tenei kaupapa he wāhanga no Te Taiao | Nature i Te Papa.
Motuihe Island, near Auckland, used to be overrun by pest weeds and rabbits. But the hard work from volunteers at Motuihe Island Restoration Trust means the island is now pest-free.
The Palmy Pine Pulling Posse are devoted environmentalists who cull invasive pines that stop native bush from growing.
Dotterels (tūturiwhatu) have only started nesting in Piha in the last two years. This community are building nest covers for the dotterel nests. Vehicles and dogs can destroy nests, so these covers make the public more aware of nest locations.