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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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

Photo Competition

Welcome to the Whakatipu Wildlife Trust’s very first photo competition, all about our native wildlife. We want to see what get’s you excited about nature here in the…

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Meet a trapping Group – Kelvin Peninsula Pestbusters

Colin Kelly setting a trap at Kelvin Peninsula

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