Working together to protect New Zealand

Kakahu Bush benefits from Geraldine’s Passion Killers

Every month South Canterbury Conservation Trust volunteers, aka the Geraldine Passion Killers, head off to Kakahu Bush to spend the day there weedbusting.  All sorts of weeds are tackled by the group on these excursions, but it’s the passionfruit vine that has been getting a particularly hard…

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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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