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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Photo Competition Winners 2022

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