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Kereru comeback. Possums/Rats beware!
The Friends of Puketoki have found a staggering number of possums in their reserve up Whakamaramara Rd. Since their pest control project began they have noticed many more birds visiting and recently recorded 0% Rats MORE >

Animal Fact

Ship rats (Rattus rattus) are “one of the most successful mammalian weed species” and the major threat to forest life.....MORE >

Welcome to Wild About New Zealand

Wild about New Zealand is an innovative “hands-on” biodiversity investigation and action programme that provides schools and community volunteers within the Bay of Plenty the chance to help turn the tide for our native wildlife. Simple equipment and methods will help you to find out about the pests and native wildlife living near you.


Vision: Working together to turn the tide for New Zealand's biodiversity




Wild about New Zealand would like to acknowledge the support of Western Bay of Plenty District Council, Environment Bay of Plenty and Connovation Limited.