The Abel Tasman app is a free smartphone app with up-to-date information on weather, tides, points of interest, history, plants, wildlife and walking times in Abel Tasman National Park. It has a map with geolocation – so you always know where you are!
While thousands walked, kayaked and camped around the Abel Tasman coast this summer, Kathy Ombler found solitude and serenading bellbirds on the park’s Inland Track
The islands off the coast of the Abel Tasman National Park have been declared free of predators once again.
Four new kākā in the Abel Tasman National Park have boosted hopes of re-establishing a wild population.
For the first time in living memory kākā chicks have been hatched, and successfully fledged, in the Abel Tasman National Park.
More young people will be connecting with the Abel Tasman as the park’s education programme expands.
More young people will connect with the Abel Tasman as the Project Janszoon education programme expands.
Local student and Abel Tasman Youth Ambassador has been selected as a Youth MP.
Images from Project Janszoon webcams at Anchorage and Awaroa in Abel Tasman National Park are being used to keep an eye on boatie behaviour.
More than 200,000 people visit the Abel Tasman National Park each year. A new book examines the natural riches that draw them.
“If you can see the birdlife that’s come back in five years, can you imagine what it’ll be like in 30 years – you’ll be tripping over them.”
Phil Armit, DOC senior hut warden
“If you had a Project Janszoon for every national park in New Zealand the whole challenge of biodiversity that we have now would be far, far less.”
Martin Rodd, DOC partnerships director
“Project Janszoon are doing an awesome job in our rohe, we are really supportive and hugely grateful for everything they have done, and are continuing to do.”
John Ward-Holmes, Manawhenua Ki Mohua
“My biggest joy is working with volunteers as they recognise the social, physical and emotional rewards of assisting with conservation projects”.
Helen Lindsay, Restoration Supervisor