NZ LANDCARE NEWS

NZLT – Thriving Southland

NZLT – Thriving Southland

In a short space of just a few years, Southland catchment groups now cover an amazing 90 percent of the region, thanks to the work of Thriving Southland and the NZ Landcare Trust. Thriving Southland Project Chair Richard Kyte recently spoke at the NZ Landcare Trust’s...

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Pomahaka work continues strong

Pomahaka work continues strong

Nostalgia kick-started it all for Lloyd McCall of the Pomahaka Water Care Group. All he wanted was for his mokopuna (grandchildren) to be able to do as he and previous generations had done and swim and splash in the swimming hole on the family farm. But it wasn’t to...

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Slow down, be patient and create a positive legacy

Slow down, be patient and create a positive legacy

You can’t rush the work or hope for quicker results when it comes to sustainable land practices and improving our country’s waterways. Speakers at the NZ Landcare Trust’s National Catchments Forum held in Wellington this week, supported by the Ministry for Primary...

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Stronger funding models needed for catchment groups

Stronger funding models needed for catchment groups

Funding for catchment groups needs to be ongoing and non-contestable, says industry representatives speaking at the National Catchment Forum being held at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand this week. Held by NZ Landcare Trust with support from the Ministry for...

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National Catchments Forum is on – fourth time lucky!

National Catchments Forum is on – fourth time lucky!

NZ Landcare Trust’s event team is thrilled to see the fourth attempt at holding its National Catchments Forum will be a success, with just days to go to the much-anticipated sold-out event.The national event is being held October 6-7 at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New...

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International Riverprize Alumni Network Launched

International Riverprize Alumni Network Launched

NZ Landcare Trust CEO Dr Nick Edgar attended the International RiverSymposium in Brisbane last week and was proud to be part of the launch of the new alumni network.At the conference dinner the Riverprize Alumni Network was launched. This is a network of all regional...

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Community Contribution Award for NZLT

Community Contribution Award for NZLT

NZ Landcare Trust were thrilled to win the Community Contribution Award at the recent Westpac Waikato Business Awards, held on November 15. Judges comments on the night reflected the work that the Trust puts in, not only around the Waikato, but the country.Judges...

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NZ Landcare Trust arrives in East Coast

NZ Landcare Trust arrives in East Coast

NZ Landcare Trust’s new Tairāwhiti/East Coast Catchments Coordinator Sam Gibson has hit the ground running and is already knees deep in catchment work around the region. Sam, who is born and bred in the region, comes from a strong background in environmental work and...

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