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Tākaka teen captures rare pūweto bird on camera : Seven Sharp

07 December 2020 | Video » Media » All News

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.

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Feral goat numbers reduced in collaborative project

27 April 2021 | Janzsoon » All News

Feral goat numbers are being reduced in the halo of Abel Tasman National Park in a collaboration between landowners, Project Janszoon and DOC.

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Persistence saves rare plant in the Abel Tasman

01 April 2021 | Janzsoon » All News

A 30 years championing rare and threatened plants in the Abel Tasman National Park and other conservation areas of Nelson/Tasman DOC botanist Roger Gaskell is retiring.

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2020 Conservation Education scholarship awarded : Motueka Guardian

04 February 2021 | Media » All News

Observing pollution first hand in China and Europe prompted Project Janszoon’s 2020 Education Scholarship recipient to study for a degree in marine biology.

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2021 Conservation Education scholarship application

26 January 2021 | Janzsoon » All News

The Project Janszoon Conservation Education scholarship aims to support former or current ATYA (or SAB) students to pursue relevant development opportunities.

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More native ducks released in Abel Tasman National Park : Motueka Guardian

16 January 2021 | Media

Chances of visitors to the Abel Tasman National Park coming across a rare native duck have increased with 50 0f the endangered species released recently.

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Tata islands have a rich history

16 December 2020 | Janzsoon » All News

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Tākaka teen captures rare pūweto bird on camera : Seven Sharp

07 December 2020 | Video » Media » All News

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.

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Kākā in the Abel Tasman : Abel Tasman Magazine

16 October 2020 | Media » All News

The Abel Tasman National Park has a new bunch of residents. They’re loud, noisy, mischievous and like to party – but no-one is complaining.

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Rare Nelson green gecko spotted in Abel Tasman

15 October 2020 | Media » All News

One of the country’s rarest animals, a Nelson green gecko, has been spotted hanging out in the Abel Tasman National Park.

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Mārahau trapping group expand predator control efforts around Abel Tasman | Nelson Mail

27 August 2020 | Media » All News

A Mārahau trapping group established during lockdown aims to build on the predator control work in the Abel Tasman National Park and create a “pest free halo” around the southern entrance.

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Mārahau halo protecting Abel Tasman’s southern gateway

20 August 2020 | Janzsoon » All News

Mārahau locals are getting behind a new trapping project creating a pest free halo around the southern entrance to the Abel Tasman National Park.

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Monitoring carnivorous snails in the Abel Tasman

03 August 2020 | Video » All News

This video looks at the fantastic work being undertaken to monitor native snails in the Abel Tasman.

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Drought conditions and weka giving Abel Tasman’s snails a hard time | Nelson Mail

01 August 2020 | Media » All News

There may be fewer tourists walking the Abel Tasman track, but a group of carnivorous snails that call the park home are getting a hard time from a booming weka population.

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Youth ambassadors back in Abel Tasman | Motueka Guardian

22 July 2020 | Media » All News

Abel Tasman Youth Ambassadors returned to the park in the last week of term, excited to be back after an enforced absence due to the Corona virus.

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Conservation work starts in Abel Tasman | Motueka Guardian

03 June 2020 | Media » All News

Motupipi School’s year began with a mercy dash to Wainui Bay sandspit where over the past few years they have been planting trees in partnership with Project Janszoon.

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More pāteke released in Abel Tasman – rare duck population now in the hundreds | Nelson Mail

26 May 2020 | Media » All News

There might be less people flying around the country, but a plane carrying 49 rare pāteke made a special flight to Nelson, as part of the journey to their new home in the Abel Tasman National Park with Project Janszoon.

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Rare white weka spotted in the Abel Tasman | Nelson Mail

24 May 2020 | Media » All News

It might look like a seagull fossicking in the undergrowth, but it’s a white weka captured on film deep in the Abel Tasman National Park.

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Argentine ant surveys in the Abel Tasman National Park

06 May 2020 | Janzsoon » All News

DOC’s annual Argentine ant surveillance programme has found no evidence of Argentine ants in the Abel Tasman National Park in 2020.

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From Germany to Takaka

06 May 2020 | Janzsoon » All News

Hans Stoffregen reckons he is lucky to work in a field where he can make a difference. “Ten or 20 years ago I planted trees, now they’re a forest.”

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From Scotland to the Abel Tasman National Park

01 May 2020 | Janzsoon » All News

Growing up on the eastern edge of Scotland’s Glasgow, James Livingstone realised early on he had two choices in life. We are glad he chose the one that took him to the Abel Tasman.

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It’s all in a name – Whariwharangi

15 April 2020 | Janzsoon » It’s all in a name » All News

How did Whariwharangi, in the north of the park, got its name? Could it be a reference to a rare tree, a nod to a former resident, or a name to remember an awe-inspiring battle between Māori and Europeans?

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Opportunities beyond the park for youth ambassador

15 April 2020 | Janzsoon » All News

Being an Abel Tasman Youth Ambassador is providing opportunities beyond the Abel Tasman National Park for avid bird watcher and photographer Bradley Shields.

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Crunching the numbers

15 April 2020 | Janzsoon » All News

Project Janszoon is working with the AviaNZ project to enable computer programmes to identify birds from acoustic recordings and ensuring any optimisation of the stoat trapping network, does not impact on our ability to keep predator numbers down.

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Abel Tasman Youth Ambassador showing environmental leadership

24 March 2020 | Janzsoon » All News

A former Abel Tasman Youth Ambassador is the first recipient of a new award recognising Golden Bay High School students’ work to enhance environmental awareness.

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Motupipi Enviro School in action | Golden Bay Weekly

06 March 2020 | Media » All News

Motupipi School’s year began with a mercy dash to Wainui Bay sandspit where over the past few years they have been planting trees in partnership with Project Janszoon.

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Keeping the backyard in order

05 March 2020 | Janzsoon » All News

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Call of the wild – Kia Ora magazine

01 February 2020 | Media » All News

Air New Zealand’s Kia Ora magazine delights in the kākā being returned to the coast of the Abel Tasman.

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Abel Tasman conservation taking to the sky in style – Motueka Guardian

07 January 2020 | Media » All News

An eye catching depiction of conservation in the Abel Tasman is proving a talking point for people flying around Nelson/Tasman.

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Meet Heidi James – Motueka High School

16 December 2019 | Janzsoon » All News

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Conservation taking to the skies

16 December 2019 | Janzsoon » All News

A chopper pod depicting scenes of conservation in the Abel Tasman National Park is proving to be a talking point.

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Local woman wins conservation award – Motueka Guardian

10 December 2019 | Media » All News

Project Janszoon’s restoration supervisor Helen Lindsay has won a prestigious conservation award.

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The dawn chorus that heralds fresh hope for New Zealand’s wildlife – Guardian UK

20 November 2019 | Media » All News

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.

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2020 Abel Tasman Youth Ambassadors welcomed – Motueka Guardian

06 November 2019 | Media » All News

Abel Tasman Youth Ambassadors for 2020 were welcomed at Te Awhina Marae, whilst 2019’s cohort were farewelled.

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2020 Conservation Education scholarship applications open

04 November 2019 | Janzsoon » All News

Applications for Project Janszoon’s 2020 Education Conservation scholarship are now open.

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Kākā return to Abel Tasman coast

17 October 2019 | Video » All News

Kākā have been returned to the Abel Tasman National Park coast with 24 of the native parrots released at Bark Bay/Wairima.

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Twelve curious kākā flock back to Abel Tasman coastline

26 September 2019 | Media » All News

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.

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Kākā go gaga in Abel Tasman National Park – RNZ

24 September 2019 | Media » All News

A record number of threatened native New Zealand parrots have been released into the Abel Tasman National Park by Project Janszoon.

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Tourists warned not to fall for charms of curious kākā – One News

24 September 2019 | Video » Media » All News

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.

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Rare native ducks will see out their twilight years at Tōtaranui

27 August 2019 | Media » All News

Nelson Mail story about rare native pāteke seeing out their twilight years at Tōtaranui.

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DOC rangers doing hard yards for conservation

01 August 2019 | Media » All News

World Ranger Day this week acknowledged the critical work of rangers on the front-line of conservation across the globe.

 

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It’s all in a name – Te Matau / Separation Point

16 July 2019 | Janzsoon » It’s all in a name » All News

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Abel Tasman cleared of wilding pine pest – One News story

17 June 2019 | Video » Media » All News

Local conservation efforts have achieved what seemed impossible in the picturesque Abel Tasman National Park. As TVNZ reports all mature wilding pines have now been controlled.

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Second kākā nest found

26 May 2019 | Janzsoon » All News

A second nest has now been found where a captive raised female and wild male have hatched two chicks in the Canaan area.

 

 

 

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Kākāriki population being studied

23 May 2019 | Janzsoon » All News

Ask an evolutionary biologist what his idea of the ultimate holiday is, and if it’s Professor Doug Robinson you are talking to, he will probably say; trudging the tracks of the Abel Tasman, listening for the call of the kākāriki.

 

 

 

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Rare ducks now call the Abel Tasman home

16 May 2019 | Janzsoon » All News

The Abel Tasman National Park is now playing a major role in the survival of New Zealand’s rarest duck, the pāteke / brown teal.

 

 

 

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Keeping the heart of the park beating

16 May 2019 | Janzsoon » All News

The A24 trapping networks in the park are proving to be so highly effective the network of self re-setting traps is being doubled in 2019 to create a ‘Heart of the Park’ sanctuary.

 

 

 

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Effects of drought in Abel Tasman National Park

08 May 2019 | Janzsoon » All News

A study on the effects of 2018/19’s substantial drought on the Abel Tasman National Park’s ecosystem, and what it means in terms of ecological restoration such as planting and species reintroduction.

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Discussions begin to bring kiwi back to Abel Tasman

26 April 2019 | Media » All News

Kiwi could be coming back to the Abel Tasman thanks to successful predator control programmes like an upcoming aerial 1080 drop.

 

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Down the Bay – A natural and cultural history of the Abel Tasman National Park

18 April 2019 | Video » All News

Author and botanist Dr Philip Simpson has written a book about the natural and cultural history of the Abel Tasman National Park called Down the Bay. He talks about the book and shows us some of the special species in the Abel Tasman National Park.

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Protecting pāteke in the Abel Tasman National Park

18 April 2019 | Video » All News

Pāteke/brown teal are New Zealand’s rarest dabbling duck. Since 2017 over 100 pāteke have been released at Hadfield Clearing in the Abel Tasman. They are doing very well and breeding. You can help Project Janszoon protect the ducks when you are visiting the park.

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Inland solitude – Wilderness Magazine

01 April 2019 | Media » All News

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

 

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Abel Tasman offshore Islands declared predator free

26 March 2019 | Media » All News

The islands off the coast of the Abel Tasman National Park have been declared free of predators once again.

 

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Wild and captive-raised kākā successfully breed in Abel Tasman

19 March 2019 | Media » All News

Four new kākā in the Abel Tasman National Park have boosted hopes of re-establishing a wild population.

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Kākā breed in the Abel Tasman

18 March 2019 | Janzsoon » All News

For the first time in living memory kākā chicks have been hatched, and successfully fledged, in the Abel Tasman National Park.

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Abel Tasman Education programme expands

10 March 2019 | Janzsoon » All News

More young people will connect with the Abel Tasman as the education programme expands.

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Local student chosen as Youth MP

16 January 2019 | Media » All News

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Project Janszoon webcams used to keep eye on boatie behaviour at Awaroa, Anchorage

16 January 2019 | Media » All News

Images from Project Janszoon webcams at Anchorage and Awaroa in Abel Tasman National Park are being used to keep an eye on boatie behaviour.

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What makes the Abel Tasman a jewel in national park crown

05 January 2019 | Media » All News

The squeaks of young kākā chicks can be heard at Natureland, as a group are being hand-reared in a bid to boost the population of native parrots in the Abel Tasman.

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Pāteke a gift for Abel Tasman National Park

23 December 2018 | Media » All News

The squeaks of young kākā chicks can be heard at Natureland, as a group are being hand-reared in a bid to boost the population of native parrots in the Abel Tasman.

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Ka kite ano Helen

22 December 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

It’s not farewell it’s ka kite ano to Helen Young who has been involved with the education programme since it started back in 2014.

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Predicted beech mast good news …. and a challenge

20 December 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

While next years predicted beech mast will mean a huge increase in predator numbers it’s not all bad news for the park’s birds.

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Kākā chicks hand-raised to boost native parrot population

20 December 2018 | Media » All News

The squeaks of young kākā chicks can be heard at Natureland, as a group are being hand-reared in a bid to boost the population of native parrots in the Abel Tasman.

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Early Christmas present for Abel Tasman

18 December 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

Forget about Christmas turkey. The Abel Tasman National Park has had a surprise gift of rare native ducks for Christmas.

 

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Ambassadors present to Freshwater conference

18 December 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

This month the Abel Tasman Youth Ambassadors from Motueka High School got to present the results from their research of Anchorage lagoon to the New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society.

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Down the Bay – Radio NZ interview

18 December 2018 | Media » All News

Abel Tasman National Park is New Zealand’s smallest national park. Ecologist and Project Janszoon director Philip Simpson was born and raised right beside the wilderness reserve and the park’s flora and fauna has always fascinated him. He writes of this and much more in his new book – Down the Bay – a natural & cultural history of Abel Tasman National Park.

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Iwi representative Bev Purdie an amazing mentor

10 December 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

Manaaki whenua, Manaaki tangata, Haere whakamua – Care for the land, care for the people, go forward

Manawhenua ki Mohua representative Bev Purdie consistently brings the sentiments from this Māori proverb to the education programme, donating her wisdom and time to the rangitahi / young people.

 

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Down the Bay

01 December 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

Dr Philip Simpson, author, botanist and Project Janszoon director, has written Down the Bay – a natural and cultural history of the Abel Tasman National Park.

 

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Project Janszoon bring opportunities for cross-cultural learning

15 November 2018 | Media » All News

For the past six years, Motueka High School has been privileged to be a part of the restoration and preservation of the Abel Tasman National Park, which is the major focus of Project Janszoon – a trust which is working to reverse the ecological decline of one of the most beautiful natural resources that is patronised by so many local and international visitors.

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Cyclone Gita reveals park secret

08 November 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

When Project Janszoon got underway five years ago one of the first tasks was to find out more about the interior, so a team was despatched to look at the vegetation. Way up top, a single individual of a species never before seen in the park, a perching orchid called ‘little spotted moa’, Drymoanthus flavus, was found growing on the trunk of a hall’s totara. Read how Cyclone Gita, revealed another secret.

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Prince Harry and Meghan visit Abel Tasman National Park

29 October 2018 | Media » All News

Four whio were released in Abel Tasman National Park for the first time last week in a bid to establish the threatened birds there.

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Pou whenua of Hohaia Rangiauru – Medlands beach

13 October 2018 | Video » All News

Descendants of Hohaia Rangiauru of Te Ātiawa, whose pou whenua stands at the entrance to Medlands Beach in the Abel Tasman National Park, kōrero (talk) about his legacy and efforts to ensure the title to customary land was recognised

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First whio released into Abel Tasman

13 October 2018 | Video » All News

Follow the story of four rare whio / blue duck that were released into the Abel Tasman National Park In September 2018

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Four to the fore as whio introduced to new home

27 September 2018 | Media » All News

Four whio were released in Abel Tasman National Park for the first time last week in a bid to establish the threatened birds there.

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Flying Start for Totaranui

26 September 2018 | Media » All News

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Applications open for Project Janszoon Conservation Education scholarship

13 September 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

The Project Janszoon Conservation Education scholarship aims to support former ATYA (or SAB) students to pursue relevant development opportunities. The Scholarship is worth $1,000.

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Kiwi returning to the Abel Tasman?

11 September 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

It was only a few years ago that experts were predicting kiwi would become extinct on mainland New Zealand and now they are considering returning them to the Abel Tasman.

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Do you want to work with the DOC/Project Janszoon education programme?

11 September 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

Can you get others engaged and active in supporting conservation? Are you keen to do your bit to protect New Zealand and encourage students and teachers to see the value of conservation and get involved?

We are looking for a committed and energetic person to provide input to the DOC/Project Janszoon education programme and help maintain and further develop school and student-group partnerships that promote conservation in Abel Tasman National Park.

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Kākā to be sourced from around the region

10 September 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

Kākā are one of the noisiest and most sociable birds in the forest and Project Janszoon is working on different ways to increase the numbers of these charismatic native parrots in the Abel Tasman.

With a beech mast predicted for 2019 we are looking at taking kākā eggs from the wild, hatching them in captivity, and then releasing them into the park.

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Aerial predator control results encouraging

10 September 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

Birds and snails in the upland areas of the park are going to enjoy two consecutive years of low rat numbers, thanks to last year’s aerial predator control.

Monitoring results show that, in August this year (nearly a year after the October aerial predator control operation), rats above 600m altitude were still tracking at less than 10%. Experts say this is a level below which native bird species will be largely relieved of predation pressure.

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Beech planting project expanding

10 September 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

The eroded hills behind Anchorage and on Motuareronui Adele island are not what nature intended.  What we should be seeing is a low forest of kanuka, along with hard and black beech. Instead, fire events over the last 200 years (sometimes planned, sometimes not) have left exposed ridgetops ripe for colonisation by introduced weeds like hakea. Restoration supervisor Helen Lindsay updates us on the beech planting project aiming to bring beech back to the hillsides.

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New “Toolboxes” give access to expert advice on Abel Tasman National Park

07 September 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

Project Janszoon is delighted to launch two Abel Tasman “Toolboxes” designed to give locals, visitors and education providers access to expert advice, activities and helpful information about visiting the Abel Tasman National Park.

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Wilding pine control in Abel Tasman

19 August 2018 | Video » All News

In May 2017 20 rare pateke / brown teal were released into the Abel Tasman National Park by Project Janszoon and DOC. This is only the 2nd mainland site in the South Island where pateke are found and if the ducks do well up to 300 will be released over 7 years.

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Award for couple who donated $25m to restoration of Abel Tasman National Park

24 June 2018 | Media » All News

An “extremely private” Auckland couple who have committed $25 million to restoring biodiversity in the Abel Tasman National Park have been recognised with a national award.

Neal and Annette Plowman were revealed in 2014 as the funders behind Project Janszoon, a comprehensive bid to restore the flora and fauna of the Abel Tasman over 30 years.

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Pāteke / brown teal are doing well, so far

06 June 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

DOC senior biodiversity ranger Jim Livingstone has a way with words when it comes to our latest Abel Tasman residents. 

As of today, all were accounted for – fit and well…… Perhaps too fit and too well….

Gregarious in habit, with a large splashy, unruly, feathery raft of around 60 individuals frequently paddling up, and then drifting down the river.

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A volunteering job with all the trappings

17 May 2018 | Media » All News

If you can’t help but feel a twinge of envy as you watch the tourists pass through town on their way to the striking wilderness of our national parks, the Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust might just have the antidote. The trust is looking to bolster its volunteer force and is calling on locals to register their interest to assist with recording predator data and clearing traps within the national park.

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72 new pāteke welcomed to Hadfield Clearing

04 May 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

We were delighted to welcome 72 new pāteke at Hadfield Clearing on Thursday 3 May.

They were released on the banks of the lower Awapoto River, at Hadfield Clearing, near Awaroa.  The translocation  follows a successful release of 20 of the ducks by Project Janszoon and DOC last year. 90% of the ducks released in 2017 have survived their first year, with two pairs breeding and hatching 12 ducklings.  There are only 2,500 pāteke left in the wild, mainly in the North Island.

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Red represents hope – good news for a rare species

19 April 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

Like a bloodhound, sniffing out an elusive prey DOC biodiversity ranger Steve Deverell has been out hunting.  And the results of his efforts is good news for a rare species in the upper reaches of the Park. His prey?  Native mistletoe.  Until recently only 24 red mistletoe plants have been found at Moa Park and Canaan.  Steve’s survey has doubled that to 50 plants – an indication the forest is recovering as a result of sustained pest control.

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Education in Action – enthusiastic start

19 April 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

It has been a busy start to the year for our education team who report that students are really enthused about heading into the Park.

DOC education ranger Brooke Turner says Motueka High School has had a range of students studying in the Abel Tasman in term 1, including Design, Outdoor Education, Geography and Science classes.  Some of the students are returning to the Park for their 2nd and 3rd years as part of their adopt-a-section classes.

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Reducing fire risk and dune planting in the Abel Tasman

03 April 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

The objectives of Project Janszoon’s planting projects on the foreshore in Abel Tasman National Park are to reduce the fire risk to the national park and to help build resilience in native foreshore ecosystems.   Some area of foreshore can be stable for long periods of time, but it is a dynamic ecosystem and will always be subject to damage in extreme weather events.

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New conservation education scholarship

06 February 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

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The shape of conservation to come

02 February 2018 | Media » All News

By Dave Hansford, Wilderness Magazine Feb 2018

A conservation project in Abel Tasman National Park has struck a new agreement which will ensure environmental gains are guaranteed by future governments.

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It’s all in a name – Pikikiruna Range

24 January 2018 | Janzsoon » All News

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Locals helping grow endangered pepper cress

20 December 2017 | Janzsoon » All News

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Thanks to Devon McLean

20 December 2017 | Janzsoon » All News

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Rare snails radio tracked at night

19 December 2017 | Janzsoon » All News

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Welcome to new trustee

12 December 2017 | Janzsoon » All News

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Project Janszoon – the first 5 Years

10 December 2017 | Video » All News

Project Janszoon is a private trust working with DOC, the Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust, iwi and the community to transform the ecology of the Abel Tasman National Park. This video looks at the first five years (from 2012 to 2017) of the projects’ 30 year journey.

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Storms a good test of dune restoration work

02 December 2017 | Janzsoon » All News

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It’s all in a name – Richardson Stream

24 August 2017 | Janzsoon » It’s all in a name » All News

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Pāteke release at Awaroa inlet

06 June 2017 | Video » All News

In May 2017 20 rare pateke / brown teal were released into the Abel Tasman National Park by Project Janszoon and DOC. This is only the 2nd mainland site in the South Island where pateke are found and if the ducks do well up to 300 will be released over 7 years.

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It’s all in a name – Tinline Stream

24 January 2017 | Janzsoon » It’s all in a name » All News

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It’s all in a name – Huffam Stream and Rock

24 September 2016 | Janzsoon » It’s all in a name » All News

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It’s all in a name – Taupo Point

24 May 2016 | Janzsoon » It’s all in a name » All News

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Robin Release at Pitt Head by Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust

14 May 2016 | Video » All News

The Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust transfer 34 south island robin from Motuareronui Adele Island in the Abel Tasman National Park to Pitt Head on the mainland on 30 May 2016. Extensive rat control on the mainland means the birds will have every chance to thrive.

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Pete’s Tweet – Pāteke/brown teal

06 March 2016 | Janzsoon » All News

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It’s all in a name – Onetahuti

24 February 2016 | Janzsoon » It’s all in a name » All News

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Wiping out wasps begins in Abel Tasman

11 February 2016 | Media » All News

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Kākā return to the Abel Tasman National Park

22 December 2015 | Video » All News

Project Janszoon and DOC plan to release up to 100 kaka in the Abel Tasman National Park. This video documents the background, release and subsequent monitoring of the first four birds in November 2015.

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It’s all in a name – Canaan

24 October 2015 | Janzsoon » It’s all in a name » All News

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Pete’s Tweet – Mohua

04 October 2015 | Janzsoon » All News

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Pete’s Tweet – Toutouwai/robin

03 July 2015 | Janzsoon » All News

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Pete’s Tweet – Tomtit

29 June 2015 | Janzsoon » All News

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Pete’s Tweet – Pukeko

15 March 2015 | Janzsoon » All News

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Aerial 1080 operation in the Abel Tasman National Park

06 November 2014 | Video » All News

In August Project Janszoon and DOC completed an aerial 1080 operation in the Abel Tasman National Park. It was undertaken in response to a beech mast which saw a huge increase in rat numbers. This video documents the drop and gives background on the operations and how 1080 works and where it comes from

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Campbell Live story on Adele Island tīeke / saddleback release

05 October 2014 | Video » All News

There are only just over 600 South Island Saddleback left in New Zealand. In September 2014 40 were transferred from Motuara Island in the Marlborough Sounds to Adele Island in the Abel Tasman National Park by the Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust. This story which featured on TV3’s Campbell Live follows their journey.

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Search for rare orchid successful

22 June 2014 | Janzsoon » All News

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Pete’s Tweet – Kākāriki

07 June 2014 | Janzsoon » All News

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Rare look at baby banded rail at Marahau Estuary

23 March 2014 | Video » All News

Rare look at baby banded rail at Marahau Estuary at the start of the Abel Tasman National Park. Video taken by Wendy from Project Janszoon

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Pete’s Tweet – Rifleman

22 February 2014 | Janzsoon » All News

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Pete’s Tweet – Weka

09 February 2014 | Janzsoon » All News

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Pete’s Tweet – Shags or cormorants

19 January 2014 | Janzsoon » All News

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Abel Tasman National Park goes “live”

19 December 2013 | Janzsoon » All News

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Pete’s Tweet – Canaan dawn chorus

25 November 2013 | Janzsoon » All News

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Kahikatea forest restoration to start

31 October 2013 | Janzsoon » All News

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Pete’s Tweet – Little penguins

30 September 2013 | Janzsoon » All News

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Google steps onto the wild side

19 August 2013 | Janzsoon » All News

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Pete’s Tweet – Oystercatchers

27 July 2013 | Janzsoon » All News

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Pete’s Tweet – Western weka

20 January 2013 | Janzsoon » All News

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