Working together to protect New Zealand

Willing hands sought for Wellington sanctuary weedbusting

Trelissick Park in Wellington’s Ngaio Gorge is bursting with birdsong and native plants are flourishing thanks to years of hard graft by the Trelissick Park Group. They want to keep it this way and are keen to recruit a new generation of volunteers to help care for the park. Trelissick Park is…

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Springburn School joins War on Weeds

Armed with saws, secateurs and Subway sandwiches, Springburn School students were a formidable force at Staveley Camp for a pre-Xmas weeding bee. These students are the first to take part in a…

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What’s your Worst Weed? Vote NOW!

Gratifying and glorious to pestilent and persistent – during November you can vote for your favourite NZ native plant and least favourite weed at the NZ Plant Conservation Network’s website ….

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Battle against wild ginger heats up

Biological and cyber warfare are two of the latest tools a multi-agency group is keen to employ to tackle a serious weed pest that has invaded thousands of hectares of Northland. Wild ginger –…

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Red flag raised about yellow flag iris

Yellow flag iris ( Iris pseudacorus ) is a member of the family that the other iris’s don’t like to mention. Yellow flag is an emergent aquatic perennial that grows on the edges of swampy…

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