News
2013
The Trust recently began work on a 3 year project to be undertaken in the Kakanui Catchment of North Otago...  more ›
Robert Gregory won the Supreme Champion Junior Judge of the Sheep Meat Breeds at Australasian event held in Fielding...  more ›
Close to 30 volunteers planted nearly 1000 native plants near the shore of Lake Brunner over 6 -7 December...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust helped organise and deliver a very successful farm field day aimed at highlighting issues associated with Field Horsetail in the Manawatu Whanaganui region...  more ›
River Awards provided an opportunity to celebrate some of the most improved rivers in the country and highlight some of the excellent work carried out by communities...  more ›
With NZ's changing land use it is clear that the need for organisations that help farmers take a pro-active approach to sustainability has never been greater...  more ›
The goal of the newly established NZ River Awards is to improve the health of New Zealand’s rivers and streams...  more ›
We are delighted to announce the winner of our prize draw linked to the recent Volcano to Sea Project community survey...  more ›
The Trust launched the community aspect of the Waikato River Authority funded 'Community Catchment Action Plan for the Rotomanuka Lakes' with a planting event...  more ›
Radio interview highlights 'A Field of Horsetail', an event designed to raise the profile of this invasive weed and explore control options...  more ›
The Trust is delighted to welcome a new member of staff. Heidi Clark took up the post of Business Relationship Manger...  more ›
The Trust is supporting an exciting conservation event due to take place in Whangarei. Rod Morris and Peter Hayden, authors of the acclaimed book 'An Extraordinary Land'...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust is seeking to better understand the perceived benefits of marketing and purchasing locally grown foods in New Zealand...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust's Barbara Stuart along with her husband Ian were among four of New Zealand’s public access champions celebrated recently...  more ›
Early bird registrations will remain open until 25 October for EcoTas13, the latest conference held between the Ecological Society of Australia and the New Zealand Ecological Society...  more ›
Trustees welcomed a new board member at their September 2013 meeting in Wellington. Jon Wenham is the new representative from Forest & Bird...  more ›
Registration is now open for the 6th National Wetland Restoration Symposium which will be held at Unitec in Auckland 12 -14 February 2014...  more ›
The sun shone warmly at the Cascades Reserve in Auckland, perfect conditions for a group of beauty editors to plant native trees and shrubs...  more ›
Farmers and rural professionals will be interested in a the Whatawhata Field Day due to take place on Thursday 24 October...  more ›
The Trusts Whanganui/Manawatu office won the 'Organisation' category in the Manawatu Conservation Awards, presented at a lunchtime event... more ›
In acknowledgement of the practical improvements introduced by the farming community, Outward Bound students helped to plant out 550 native plants on a Pelorus Farm...  more ›
The Minister for the Environment Amy Adams announced plans to establish a new comprehensive environmental monitoring system here in New Zealand...  more ›
Auckland Mayor highlighted the successful biodiversity enhancement work taking place within the catchment of NZ Landcare Trust's Volcano to Sea project, when he attended a community planting event...  more ›
Taxation is not the kind of subject that triggers a smile from farmers. In this instance, there is some good news, especially for those looking to carry out riparian planting...  more ›
Over 130 people turned up to support the inaugural Biodiversity Expo ‘Biodiversity in our Backyard,’ held at SIT in Invercargill on Saturday 13 July 2013...  more ›
Irrigation New Zealand’s Biennial Conference and Expo entitled 'Irrigation - Securing the Next Generations Future' will be held in Hawkes Bay 8 – 9 April 2014 and they recently announced that the call for abstracts is open...  more ›
Fantastic weather helped ensure the Community Planting day held in Auckland was a huge success. Over 100 people from the local community turned up to help...  more ›
Methven farmers Craige and Roz Mackenzie won the prestigious Gordon Stephenson Trophy at the Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA), 2013 Sustainability Showcase held at Claudelands Event Centre in Hamilton on Saturday...  more ›
The sky was overcast but spirits were high as 23 local enthusiastic Auckland YWCA Future Leaders participated in the removal of 167.2kg of rubbish from within the Volcano to Sea catchment, Auckland...  more ›
When it comes to sustainable farm management systems Landcare Ambassador Doug Avery can 'walk the talk.' These abilities were recognised on Friday night in Hamilton...  more ›
NZ has one thing that is priceless... our brand. It is recognised world wide and it's value will grow and help farmers more than anything else, going forward...  more ›
The Minister for the Environment Amy Adams announced this years Green Ribbon Award winners during an entertaining awards ceremony. NZ Landcare Trust would like to congratulate all of this years winners... more ›
Dairy farmer and Landcare Ambassador Sue Brown has stepped up to become Federated Farmers Golden Bay provincial president, following the retirement of long term president Graham Ball...  more ›
Irrigation NZ is providing a series of workshops designed to help build understanding of good irrigation practices...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust has signed a one year partnership agreement with Johnson & Johnson Pacific Pty Ltd, to help launch the NEUTROGENA® Naturals range in New Zealand. The new partnership will focus on improving water quality through planting and restoration work...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust successfully applied for funding to the Ministry for Primary Industries' Sustainable Farming Fund for two new projects that will be coordinated from our Southland office...  more ›
Control of Field Horsetail has taken a step forward in the Manawatu thanks to support from the Ministry for Primary Industries and the work of a rural community...  more ›
A new PhD research project focusing on community groups and environmental monitoring is underway...  more ›
Online registration is now available for this years EDS Conference - 'Our Place: State of the Environment 2013'...  more ›
11/04/13High flyer
NZ Landcare Trust staff celebrate Finance Manager Pauline Hickey's success setting a New Zealand record for the highest altitude reached by a female balloon pilot... more ›
Mark and Simone Zillwood have won the Farming category of the Marlborough Environment Awards...  more ›
The Trust along with representatives from Fonterra, Ballance and farmers lead a breakout session entitled ‘Managing the Nutrient Challenge’ at the Dairy Women’s Network Conference...  more ›
Waikato Regional Council, NZ Landcare Trust and the Pukemokemoke Reserve Trust are delivering a Landcare Networking Field day...  more ›
Support by the Ministry for the Environment for freshwater remediation work within the Lake Brunner Catchment has acted as the catalyst for the formation of a new Landcare Group in the Canterbury Region...  more ›
The local community turned out in good numbers to support the launch of our Volcano to Sea project on Friday 8th March, with over 350 local people joining the celebrations...  more ›
With less than two weeks to go before the community Flaxroots Conference starts in Tauranga, registration numbers are looking good...  more ›
The Trust has recently mapped all the peat lake restoration projects undertaken around the Waikato and Waipa districts...  more ›
Online registration is now available for the WETMAK Training days in Christchurch and Nelson...  more ›
Dairy farmer Lynsey Stratford from South Coast Dairy Limited in Southland gave an excellent interview to Radio NZ's Nine to Noon programme...  more ›
NZ Landcare Trust is excited to announce the up coming launch of our Volcano to Sea project based in Auckland.  more ›