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 Wakatipu Basin; working towards a predator free Wakatipu.

Why we trap

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

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Our groups

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

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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

Queenstown Climbing Club Remarkables expansion

Queenstown Climbing Club initially worked with DOC in 2013 to put in a single line of 35 x DOC 200 traps in Wye Creek.  Since then, the club…

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Crested Grebe Nests in Queenstown Bay

In September the Whakatipu Wildlife Trust installed 3 Nesting platforms in Queenstown Bay. Crested Grebe are a rather rare and unusual species of water bird that is barely…

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Citizen Science Trapping Project

Whakatipu Wildlife Trust was awarded a grant through the Curious Minds Initiative funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to undertake a Citizen Science Project…

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