Biodiversity Features

Waikato Biodiversity Forum Features

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Species Feature

Mahoenui giant wētā

In 1962 a population of giant wētā were discovered in remnant patches of tawa forest at Mahoenui in the southern King Country. More wētā were

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Group Feature

Owhango Alive

Owhango Alive was formed in 2011 by a group of local residents concerned about the lack of birdlife in the Ohinetonga Reserve. Our group’s mission

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Group Feature

Cooks Beachcare Group

The Cooks Beachcare Group consists of residents and ratepayers working in partnership with local Government agencies to protect valuable dunes at the western end of

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Restoration Tips

Bats in Mangaiti gully

Restoration is much more than just pulling weeds and planting native plants. The Mangaiti Gully Restoration Trust tackles restoration in a very holistic way. Rex

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Restoration Tips

Weedbusters website

The Weedbusters website is a great resource and “go to place” for checking out which plants are weeds and how to control them. Weedbusters is

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Species Feature

Thismia rodwayi

Thismia rodwayi is a small reddish-yellowish flower without stem and leaves. It most often pops out of the forest floor or is hidden under the

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Restoration Tips

What traps to use

Predator Free New Zealand has heaps of information about what traps to use and where to buy them. The information includes knowing which predators you

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