The Vision; To protect native species and re-introduce species lost to Great Barrier Island.
The Great Barrier Island Environmental Trust continues to be instrumental in raising the awareness of the state of the environment on Great Barrier Island at both a political and local level with education and advocacy.
GBI is now a Conservation Park and its profile as a haven for threatened species like black petrels, kaka, NZ dotterel, pateke (brown teal), kereru and chevron skink is increasing.
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This Trust has been instrumental in raising the awareness of the state of the environment on Great Barrier Island at both a political and local level with education and advocacy.
The next phase of the Kākāriki Research will be connected to the community bird count. Emma, Kate and John attended a Community Bird Count workshop organised by Jo O’Riley at Okiwi School. Emma has also been working with the Okiwi Community Pest Project.
Alison has purchased more of the popular trap boxes, given away free using the successful PFNZ 2050 grant.
The Local Board funded cat neutering programme is continuing with 17 cats treated so far.
The Local Board also funded during 2018 the printing and posting of the Trust’s two publications, Environmental News and the Bush Telegraph.
The State of the Environment report 2010 will be updated in 2019, addressing the state of birds first.
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