Predator Free Paekākāriki April catch report

A busy April, including 2 weasels in the village. Record your catches by joining the Predator Free Paekākāriki project on Trap NZ here. https://trap.nz/project/32823/info A huge thanks to Lydia Harfield for designing this template and Diatom Press for the original Predator Free Paekākāriki … [Read more...] about Predator Free Paekākāriki April catch report

Rewilding Paekākāriki: bringing back the forests

From bare hills to regenerating bush, the spaces around Paekākāriki are gradually becoming rewilded, restoring the native fauna and flora. Paul Callister tells us more. A decade or so ago, people living in or visiting Paekākāriki would have had to walk a long way before spotting a … [Read more...] about Rewilding Paekākāriki: bringing back the forests

Predator Free Paekākāriki Drop-in session

9.30am-11.30am Sunday 24 March at St Peter's Hall Kia ora Paekākāriki residents Come on down for our Autumn trapping drop-in session, to talk about all things trapping. We will have traps for sale, on hand trapping advice, and tech support and guidance on how to record trap data. We are … [Read more...] about Predator Free Paekākāriki Drop-in session

Predator Free Paekākāriki – a trapping success

Kia ora local trappers! It was fantastic to see so many village trappers down at the hall on Sunday 12 November. We swapped over 20 traps, including a few of the original vintage rat pack traps, with fresh shiny new ones ready to go!  If you were unable to make the event to bring in your … [Read more...] about Predator Free Paekākāriki – a trapping success

Responding to the Paekākāriki Stoat!

Predator Free Paekākāriki was recently awarded a local conservation grant by WellingtonZoo to set up community trapping lines around the village, including Campbell Park. Maree White tells us more. The recent stoat sightings along The Parade at the end of 2022 was a great prompt to getthe traps … [Read more...] about Responding to the Paekākāriki Stoat!