Author: John Marais

Possum in trap

Animal Pest Control Quarterly Report Q3 2020

General We have shifted the Northern Walkway Line to the Council boundary and about to start adding another line in the bush there. Next in line is extending Stillwater Boundary and a line along Okura Esplanade Reserve, and getting some DOC250s out to get those ferrets people are spotting intermittently! Okura Bush/ Kauri Dieback Disease It is with great sadness…


Seabird breeding Season – October to March

The seaward chenier at Stillwater is the breeding site of three, nationally vulnerable, birds – New Zealand Dotterel, variable oystercatcher and brown teal.  All three are endemic to New Zealand and are found nowhere else, and all three nest on the ground.  Nesting is about to start (generally by the end of October/start of November) and both nests and young…

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