The Opito Bay Environment Group is made up of residents restoring native forest to the Bay. After some initial coastal revegetation was carried out in the late 90's by the current farm owners, Opito Bay Environment Group was given permission in 2002 to carry on with the restoration project planting pohutukawa, flax, karo and ngaio.
Kirks’ daisy Brachyglottis kirkii var.kirkii has a threat status of declining.It is still found on the CoromandelRanges and northern Kaimai Mamaku range, the west coast and King Country, Pirongia and PureoraForest.
Welcome to the Waikato Biodiversity Forum
The Waikato Biodiversity Forum is a partnership between research and management agencies, iwi groups, private landowners, communities and projects in relation to native biodiversity in the Waikato region of New Zealand.
The Forum's region of interest extends down to the northern slopes of the Tongariro National Park, across to Mokau on the west coast and up to just north of Port Waikato and includes the Coromandel Peninsula and land west of the Kaimais.
For information about the Forum click on About Us page or phone 0800 BIODIV (246348)