We were delighted to learn this week that our free smart phone app which acts as a “Virtual Visitor Centre” for the Abel Tasman National Park has been named the most useful app in the Tasman district in a new National Geographic publication.
Applications for the 2018 Abel Tasman Youth Ambassadors are now open.
The Forest for the Future planting day is being organised by Golden Bay High School students, Forest and Bird, and Project Janszoon. The groups aim to plant 695 trees at Hadfield Clearing, in the Abel Tasman National Park.
A desire to improve the genetic diversity of kaka released into the Abel Tasman National Park has seen the launch of a northern South Island kaka captive breeding programme.
Ever since he heard the rare mycoheterotrophic orchid Danhatchia (Yoania) australis, grew in the South Island under nikau at Kaihoka Lakes in Golden Bay and at Okiwi Bay on the edge of the Marlborough Sounds, botanist Phillip Simpson has been searching for it in Abel Tasman National Park. Now his search has been rewarded.
20 pāteke/brown teal were released into the Abel Tasman National Park on Monday 29 May, only the 2nd mainland South Island site where the rare native ducks can be found.
The recent wet weather did not dampen the excitement as 16 kakariki (yellow-crowned parakeet) were today released into the Abel Tasman National Park.
Motueka High School students are the first students to earn NCEA credits as part of their involvement in a pilot education programme in the Abel Tasman National Park.
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.