The Whakatipu Wildlife Trust work with community environmental groups to support, connect and foster predator control efforts. We represent a unified voice for wildlife in the Whakatipu Basin; working towards a predator free Whakatipu.

Why we trap

Find out about the different predator species we target and why they are such an issue to the Whakatipu’s native wildlife.

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Our groups

There are now over 40 different community trapping groups within the Whakatipu basin! Find out about your local group…

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Online store

We have some brand new merchandise so you can show your support for native wildlife. All proceeds go to support our ongoing work.

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Latest News

Meet a Trapper – NZONE

My name is Sean Robertson I’m originally from the southwest of England, I have been in NZ for 13 years and just over 12 in Queenstown. For the last 12…

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Meet a Trapping Group – Queenstown Climbing Club

The Queenstown Climbing Club conservation squad had a busy November with two planting days at both QEII Remarkables Station and Queenstown Hill. Not exactly trapping but creating habitat and…

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New Trapline at Bush creek, Arrowtown

Written by Bonnie Wilkins – Whakatipu Hub Coordinator for SLS and WWT It has been a bad few months to be a possum in Bush Creek, Arrowtown! The…

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We simply could not do what we do without the kind support of our sponsors. We are eternally gratefull to all our supporters...