The Abel Tasman App is packed full of useful information for your trip to the Abel Tasman National Park. It is the number one thing to take when you walk the coastal track. Download for free – it works like a virtual visitor centre with a map, geo-location, points of interest, history, tides and info on birds and trees.
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!
The success of a scheme to reintroduce endangered parrots to the forests of the Abel Tasman National Park in the South Island by Project Janszoon augurs well for wider efforts to restore native wildlife – Guardian UK.
Abel Tasman Youth Ambassadors for 2020 were welcomed at Te Awhina Marae, whilst 2019’s cohort were farewelled.
Applications for Project Janszoon’s 2020 Education Conservation scholarship are now open.
A seed planted by a passionate Department of Conservation ranger in Motueka 30 years ago has blossomed into a vital community conservation project.
The first recipient of Project Janszoon’s conservation education scholarship has been announced.
A flock of inquisitive kākā have returned to the coastline of the Abel Tasman National Park, another step in the vision towards re-populating the park with bird species that once lived there.
A record number of threatened native New Zealand parrots have been released into the Abel Tasman National Park by Project Janszoon.
The future of the endangered kākā received a boost today, with the biggest ever release of the native parrots into the wild in the Abel Tasman National Park.
Nelson Mail story about rare native pāteke seeing out their twilight years at Tōtaranui.
“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