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Date: 23rd December 2021

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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Date: 22nd December 2021

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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Date: 4th October 2021

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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Date: 22nd September 2021

Tucker Beach Wildlife Reserve Project

The Tucker Beach Wildlife Management Reserve covers 150 hectares of Department of Conservation land straddling a large bend in the Lower Shotover River. For many years the 60…

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Date: 7th May 2020

Wildlands Report and a Proposed Southern Lakes Sanctuary

During the last year, the WWT has been involved in a project to look at the possibilities for what a landscape scale approach to predator suppression and eradication…

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Date: 7th May 2020

Paradise Protection Programme

While many of our predator free programmes began with a desire to protect birds, Paradise began because of bats. Located at the Head of the Lake bordering Diamond…

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