Pāteke/brown teal

Posted by Peter Gaze on 6 March 2017

The pāteke was once widespread throughout freshwater and estuarine wetlands of mainland New Zealand but has been close to extermination due to predation. Two other species of the New Zealand brown teal have evolved, on Campbell Island and the Auckland Islands and both of these are flightless.

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Summer 2016

Posted by Project Janszoon on 22 December 2016

Project Janszoon Newsletter Summer 2016

In this issue:

  • Pāteke release
  • Summer wasp control
  • Farewell to Wendy
  • Student Advisory Board grows up
  • Weed update
  • Gannets play hard to get
  • The browning of wilding pines
  • Cheers to volunteers

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Project Janszoon Annual Report 2016

Posted by Project Janszoon on 9 December 2016

Project Janszoon Annual Report 2016:

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Spring 2016

Posted by Project Janszoon on 12 November 2016

Project Janszoon Newsletter Spring 2016

In this issue:

  • Calling citizen scientists
  • Volunteers needed
  • Appletree Bay gets facelift
  • Northern stoat trapping network
  • Robin disperse
  • Iwi reps join student advisory board
  • 1080 monitoring results
  • Torrent Bay weed blitz
  • It's all in a name—mistletoe
  • Birds to get safe corridor to coast

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Stoat trapping network a huge boost

Posted by Marika Kingan on 4 November 2016

The survival of native birds and plants in the north of the Park has been given a huge boost, with a major new stoat trapping network now operational.

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Native birds to have ‘safe corridor’ to coast

Posted by Marika Kingan on 4 November 2016

A new intensive predator control area at Falls River is the first step towards providing a safe corridor for native birds from the top of the Park to the Coast.

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Critically endangered snail doing well in Abel Tasman

Posted by Marika Kingan on 22 July 2016

A survey of carnivorous land snails in the Abel Tasman National Park has found a critically endangered species is much more widespread than previously thought.

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Winter 2016

Posted by Project Janszoon on 22 July 2016

Project Janszoon Newsletter Winter 2016

In this issue:

  • Eye on the people's beach
  • Robin under surveillance
  • Closer ties with the Brook
  • Tinline's Napoleon link
  • Rare snail doing well
  • Janszoon trapping team doing the k's
  • Road closure due to possum control
  • Dune work reducing fire risk
  • Education update

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The people’s beach just a click away

Posted by Marika Kingan on 8 July 2016

Keeping an eye on the people’s beach at Awaroa in the Abel Tasman National Park is now a whole lot easier with a new webcam capturing real time images of the beautiful spot.

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MOU signed between Conservation Groups

Posted by Marika Kingan on 16 June 2016

A new partnership between two local environmental organisations could see a kaka creche established in Nelson, with native parrots raised for reintroduction into the Abel Tasman National Park.

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Follow our journey as we discover the secrets of this most iconic of National Parks and help nature restore its diverse ecology. Meet the birds, animals and plants that will benefit from this restoration and those that we hope to return to their former glory.

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