Waikato Links

Waikato Biodiversity Forum Links

Links to major projects, trusts and organisations undertaking, supporting biodiversity work in the Waikato.

Waikato Links List

Advocates of Tongariro River

The Advocates for the Tongariro River are a community group made up of people passionate about the river. Our aim is to speak out for the Tongariro River and promote ways to look after the river so that it is here for all to enjoy in the years to come.

Centre for Biodiversity and Ecological Research

The Environmental Research Institute (ERI) takes a collaborative, systems-level approach to environmental research to develop insights and expertise related to improving and sustaining the quality of New Zealanders’ natural and physical environment.

Go Eco Waikato Environment Centre

We provide community education, collaborate with and support environmental groups and projects, provide inspiration for living lighter and advocates on behalf of the environment.

Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust

Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari is a world class conservation project which aims to continue the species re-introductions and breeding programmes to create bio-diversity in a sound ecological environment.

Moehau Environment Group

Moehau Environment Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the natural environment of the Northern Coromandel Peninsula.

Mount Karioi Restoration Project

Our committed team has been working to restore biodiversity together with the amazing support of our local community. The focus of the Karioi Project encompasses Karioi and its coastal escarpments and forest, wetlands, freshwater and marine habitats and communities to the north and south of the mountain from Whāingaroa Harbour to Aotea Harbour.

Project Tongariro

Enhancing the values of Tongariro National Park remains the fundamental priority for Project Tongariro. Opportunities can be limited by the lack of resident communities inside the National Park and we recognise the potential to use our capability to act as an initiator or a collaborator to promote conservation opportunities in nearby communities.

Waikato Botanical Society

The society was formed in 1979, with the aim of encouraging the study of botany, particularly that of New Zealand and the Waikato region.

Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is a local government body. We work with communities, iwi and industry to sustainably manage our natural resources, enabling a strong economy and a high quality of life for all.

Whaingaroa Environment Centre

You’ll find us in the Town Hall in Raglan’s main street. We have a range of information is displayed on local environmental issues. We promote environmentally sustainable practices in our community. We deliver environmental education programmes, workshops and raise awareness about environmental issues.

Predator Free Hamilton

PFH is working with Hamilton residents, institutions and agencies to encourage and coordinate the effective and humane control and eradication of pest animals within our city.

Predator Free Hauraki Coromandel

Predator Free Hauraki Coromandel was formed to work with the community to protect the extraordinary natural environment and wildlife of this special part of Aotearoa.

South Waikato District Council

The South Waikato District lies at the heart of New Zealand’s North Island with our country’s main highway (SH1) running through three of our main towns – Tokoroa, Putāruru and Tīrau.

Waikato Catchment Ecological Enhancement Trust

The Waikato Catchment Ecological Enhancement Trust (WCEET) assists organisations, agencies and individuals with projects that foster and enhance the sustainable management of ecological resources in the Lake Taupo and Waikato River catchments.

Waikato District Council

Contains information for residents and visitors to the Waikato District. Includes news items on tourism, events and community services.

Waipa District Council

The Waipā District lies in New Zealand’s Waikato region. The main urban populations are in the towns of Te Awamutu, Cambridge, Kihikihi, Pirongia, Ohaupo.

Hamilton City Council

A series of roadshow events which takes the Council to the community. … the way Hamilton looks and feels, and setting the rules for future city development.

Join the Forum

Any individual, community group or organisation interested and committed to protecting and restoring biodiversity can be a member of the Forum. It is free to join. You will get an invite to Forum events and receive information on biodiversity workshops, useful biodiversity information, access to other members for sharing knowledge and ideas and help with restoration projects. So contact us and become a member for no cost.