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News Weed Strikeforce tile

25 Jun 2020

Weed Strikeforce in full swing at Te Waihora

In 2020 Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere’s Weed Strikeforce team aim to stop the spread of seed-producing female grey willow trees around the edges of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere.

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News Matauranga Maori Koru tile

27 Sep 2015

When Mātauranga Māori and science meet

Mātauranga Māori/Māori knowledge is a cultural system of knowledge that relates to the comprehension and understanding about everything that is important to the lives of the people.

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News Kuaka tile

17 Mar 2015

Kūaka – the bird of mystery

Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere is an important feeding ground for Kūaka/bar-tailed godwits, who migrate every year from their breeding grounds in the Arctic.

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News New Conservationists tile

27 Feb 2015

Encouraging a new generation of conservationists

In 2015 Canterbury school children participated in Kid's Discovery Plant-out Days aimed at encouraging kids to get involved in nature and the environment.

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News Getting to know Ahuriri tile

06 Jun 2014

Getting to know Ahuriri lagoon

Ahuriri Lagoon is a significant mahinga kai resource located on the Huritini/Halswell River between Tai Tapu and Motukarara.

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News Getting to know Kaitorete tile

27 Nov 2013

Getting to know Kaitorete Spit

Kaitorete Spit is a long finger of land that runs south-west from Te Pātaka a Rākaihautū/Banks Peninsula for 25 kilometres and separates the shallow waters of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere from the Pacific Ocean.

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News Coes ford drone shot

Wetland to help water quality at Coes Ford

A proposed wetland near Coes Ford would be a major environmental win.

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