Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Conservation


A quarter-century of care for the environment

A quarter-century of care for the environment

Hugh StringlemanDec 18, 2023
Rural professional Helen Moodie has spent 25 years in Northland conservation and consulting roles, helping farmers and other landowners with her knowledge and enthusiasm.

More than 10,000ha of Pāmu land in QEII fold

Farmers WeeklyNov 17, 2023
Southland registration reaches milestone in land fenced off for conservation.

South Otago couple make a name for themselves in conservation

Farmers WeeklyOct 19, 2023
The wetland they helped create on Waitepeka Farm was named in their honour.

Farmers to the rescue of threatened birds

Guest writerOct 12, 2023
Lighthouse keepers’ notes spurred east coast group into action along beachfront.


Six South Island marine reserves unveiled

Six South Island marine reserves unveiled

Farmers WeeklyOct 10, 2023
New reserves situated between Oamaru and The Catlins.
Bats on the agenda at next ORC meeting

Bats on the agenda at next ORC meeting

Farmers WeeklyOct 9, 2023
Regional conservation status of pekapeka under the spotlight
Buttercups cinch Loder Cup for Canty consultant

Buttercups cinch Loder Cup for Canty consultant

Farmers WeeklyOct 9, 2023
Winner of top award praised for making ‘tangible difference to South Island plant conservation’.
Hunting goes from sport to chore

Hunting goes from sport to chore

“Farmers are spending a lot of time and money on pest control on their own land, trying to make as good an effort in denting the populations as possible.”
Tight lines and big smiles as season opens

Tight lines and big smiles as season opens

Farmers WeeklyOct 2, 2023
Fishing season opens with respectable catches and, in some places, winds to test an angler’s resolve.
Sanctuary wants feral cats on Predator Free list

Sanctuary wants feral cats on Predator Free list

Farmers WeeklyJul 31, 2023
Listing would help meet urgent need to fund eradication.
Key Otago trout spawning streams identified 

Key Otago trout spawning streams identified 

Farmers WeeklyJul 18, 2023
Real catch for conservation as ear bone connects to nursery creeks.
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Catchment groups get tools to last

Richard RennieMay 10, 2023
Resources pitched at groups at every stage, from beginner to established.
End of an era for the Mt Ida musters

End of an era for the Mt Ida musters

Neal WallaceDec 20, 2022
A pastoral grazing arrangement in Central Otago will next March celebrate its 125th anniversary. The concession will last for two more years before the land is locked away.
Thousands of hectares retired in Waikato

Thousands of hectares retired in Waikato

Farmers WeeklyOct 18, 2022
Millions of plantings also help improve water quality.
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LISTEN: Cleardale Station owner talks farming, conservation and Nuffield

Farmers WeeklyOct 7, 2022
In our Ideas that Grow podcast, brought to you by Rural Leaders, we draw on the insights from innovative rural leaders.
Dairy farmers make peace with NGOs

Dairy farmers make peace with NGOs

Gerald PiddockJun 29, 2022
The dairy sector, Fish and Game and Forest and Bird say they have put aside their differences after…
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Strong demand for QE11 conservation

Hugh StringlemanJan 26, 2022
The QE11 National Trust has passed 5000 approved and registered covenants and formal agreements, closing on 200,000ha of total land area throughout the country.