News
2012
An easy to use riparian plant selection tool aimed at landowners with waterways in the Waikato and Waipa River catchments is now available...  more ›
On the first day of summer, participants and supporters of land care groups in the Waiau River catchment area were invited to an end of year celebration...  more ›
We are pleased to announce the release of a digital version of 'Community-owned Rural Catchment Management: A guide for partners'...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust welcomes the release last week of the Land & Water Forum's (LWF) third and final report...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust is delighted to welcome Trudy Rankin to the team. Trudy took up the post of Volcano to Sea Project Coordinator...  more ›
Community engagement is a key aspect to the Rotomanuka Lakes restoration project so the Trust is keen to encourage local people to get involved...  more ›
A new short film, The New Zealand Farming Story: Tackling Agricultural Emissions, has been released online. It tackles some of the key sustainability issues facing farmers today...  more ›
Today marks the launch of a campaign to recruit a new 'Marketing and Fundraising Coordinator'...  more ›
Rai-Pelorus farmer Ken Kyle decided to start a native plant nursery in an abandoned dairy shed on his run-off block...  more ›
The terrible weather in the morning did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of attendees at the first WETMAK training day held at Lake Ngaroto Sailing Club on Tuesday 23 October...  more ›
Established recently by Landcare Research the National Land Resource Centre (NLRC) aims to help people better understand NZ's land resources...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust attended a meeting at Cawthron's Aquaculture Park to discuss the potential of land-based aquaculture...  more ›
OECD representative received a warm welcome from Aorere Valley farmers during a recent visit...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust is working with NorthTec, DOC and community groups, to protect native forest in Northland...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust has released a report offering a full review of the successful Aorere and Rai projects which came to a conclusion in June...  more ›
Foxton Beach School staff and students added their considerable energy and enthusiasm to work on Whitebait Creek...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust is delighted to announce the launch of a new online resource, WETMAK - Wetlands Monitoring and Assessment Kit...  more ›
EDS's national conference Growing Green: Transformation of farming, fishing and forestry held earlier this week focused on two questions...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust is delighted to announce the publication of a new book with a focus on community engagement. 'Community-owned Rural Catchment Mangement: A Guide for Partners' is aimed at...  more ›
The Trust has just started a recruitment campaign to fill a new post in Auckland. The new Project Coordinator will be responsible for managing and delivering Volcano to Sea...  more ›
Māori Language Week presents the perfect opportunity for NZ Landcare Trust to highlight a new two year project - Bi-lingual Guide to the Waikato River Catchment...  more ›
The Society for Research on Amphibians and Reptiles in New Zealand (SRARNZ) produced a ‘toolkit’ for the conservation management of our remaining lizards...  more ›
Later this month NZ Landcare Trust will be launching an important new publication aimed initially at professional resource managers...  more ›
05/07/12New Projects
July 2012 marks the launch of 4 new projects for NZ Landcare Trust...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust CEO Dr. Nick Edgar officially launched the 'New Zealand Deer Farmers Landcare Manual' at a recent deer industry conference...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust will be launching the new Wetlands Monitoring and Assessment Kit at the end of July. This online publication will contain a raft of essential information designed to help restore wetlands...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust is delighted to welcome a new member to the Board of Trustees. Ian Mackenzie is the new representative from Federated Farmers...  more ›
Artist and dairy farmer Kathy Reilly is donating the proceeds of a card produced from one of her 'tea cup series' art works to help resource the ongoing work of Golden Bay Streamcare... more ›
Unused school land at Parua in Northland is being transformed into a native coastal forest thanks to the hard work of school children...  more ›
The Hon David Carter Minister of Primary Industries announced the Supreme Winners of this years Ballance Farm Environment Awards at a prestigious dinner hosted at the Beehive on Saturday night...  more ›
Fieldays 2012 will stand out for a number of reasons... from the sub-zero temperatures to the huge crowds. However for NZ Landcare Trust the successful launch of 'Benefits of Biodiversity for Farmers' was arguably the most memorable aspect...  more ›
The winner of the Landcare Awareness section at this years 'Ag Art Wear' was announced this afternoon...  more ›
It was a chilly start to this years event with visitors greeted by temperatures of minus two degrees centigrade. Frosty starts are often followed by a sunny dry day and so it proved today...  more ›
With the environmental footprint of dairy farming coming under increasing scrutiny ‘Dairy on the Front Foot’ provided a timely opportunity to celebrate the excellent work carried out by dairy farmers in the top of the South Island...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust staff Jon Hampson and Ngaire Tyson were on hand to help the Taiharuru Catchment Care Group and 23 volunteers from the Bank of New Zealand to plant over 1000 native trees...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust will be actively involved with this years New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays at Mystery Creek, Hamilton 13 - 16 June. The theme for this years event will be 'The Changing Face of Farming'... more ›
Landcare Research recently launched a new resource aimed at assisting community groups involved in monitoring freshwater habitats. 'Guide to the Freshwater Invertebrates of New Zealand' is a free to access, online facility that is very easy to use...  more ›
Growing Green will examine international approaches to meeting the challenges associated with a growing biodiversity crisis and explore how economic instruments could be used to improve outcomes...  more ›
The winner of this year’s 'NZ Landcare Trust Award for Innovation in Sustainable Farm Forestry' is the group 'Rural Woman New Zealand Forest Committee Southland (Inc)'. This dedicated group was originally formed... more ›
NZ Landcare Trust is helping to promote two field days that are due to take place shortly in the Waikato area. Both events have been organised by the Waikato Regional Council and align well with the work of the Trust...  more ›
As we look to the future it is true to suggest "if farmers want to be in the black they must also be green." This is the sentiment from a recent article written by Tom Phillips in his blog 'Pasture to Profit'...  more ›
Community participation is invited as part of plans to improve water quality and the habitat for native fish within Whitebait Creek in the Manawatu... more ›
Nominations for this years Green Ribbon Awards close shortly. The Awards recognise the outstanding contributions of individuals, businesses, organisations and communities to protecting and enhancing New Zealand's environment...  more ›
As a follow up to the conference we plan to create a dedicated area on the website that provides information about the speakers and their presentations...  more ›
An entertaining night at the Landcare Awards Dinner culminated in a final awards ceremony packed with fun and emotion. Six awards were presented...  more ›
Hon. Dr Nick Smith Minister of the Environment was welcomed on to the stage to deliver his keynote address by NZ Landcare Trust CEO Dr Nick Edgar on day two of the National Landcare and Catchment Management Conference in Hamilton... more ›
Full conference registration option will close on Monday 27th Feb at 5pm. After that time single day registrations will remain available but will not include access to the Awards Dinner... more ›
Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their contribution to New Zealand’s environment? If so, nominations are now open for this years Green Ribbon Awards... more ›
The Minister of the Environment Dr. Nick Smith leads a list of figures that will add a valuable dimension to the conference and compliment the already diverse range of speakers...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust is delighted to welcome back Phil Keene to the team. Phil took up the new post of Canterbury Regional Coordinator on 23 January and is responsible for developing Landcare within the Canterbury region... more ›
We are pleased to announce that a single day option is now available for our Landcare and Catchment Management Conference. The delegate rate is $200 while community and landcare group members can access this option for $100... more ›
NZ Landcare Trust plans to release weekly email updates as part of the build up to our national conference... more ›