A list of projects can be seen on the right of the page.
This region covers Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough. Regional Coordinator, Barbara Stuart, has developed strong links with local farmers and landowners, enabling her to broaden the landcare message and work towards a landcare model that embraces entire catchments.
A number of landcare groups are active in the region with eight groups located in the Golden Bay area alone. One such group is the Rarangi Landcare Group who were established in 2000... more>
There is a strong community spirit in the Golden Bay area as demonstrated during the celebrations for the successful Aorere River project - more>
The Starborough Flaxbourne project may have come to an end but it has left a legacy of innovative thinking and a ‘can do’ attitude towards dry land farming. The initial aims for the project were to gain community involvement, change farmer attitudes and land management practices towards farming dry land in the Awatere/Seddon area of southern Marlborough in the Upper South Island. The success of the work carried out by the Starborough/Flaxbourne Soil Conservation Group has positive implications for many east-coast New Zealand dry-land farming situations and prompted further projects... more>
The Avery family have won the 2010 'South Island Farmer of The Year' competition for their work adapting farm management systems in response to increasingly dry conditions... more>