SIRCET

SIRCET

SIRCET's mission is to "pursue projects that will enhance both our community and environment".

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The Halfmoon Bay Habitat Restoration Project is SIRCET's main project. It's about creating an open sanctuary in our extended backyard so that native wildlife can thrive. This pest management project extends from the township of Halfmoon Bay to Ackers Point. Volunteers are the backbone of this project, trapping for animal pests, monitoring birds and re-vegetation work.

In the past ten years, SIRCET has trapped thousands of rats, possums and feral cats in the project area. Kiwi, kaka, kereru, tui and other native bird species numbers are on the increase.

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The Stewart Island/Rakiura Community Environment Trust is a non-profit organisation formed in 2002 by Stewart Islanders enthusiastic about protecting and enhancing the environment and community of Stewart Island.

The Halfmoon Bay Habitat Restoration Project is SIRCET's main project. It's about creating an open sanctuary in our extended backyard so that native wildlife can thrive. This pest management project extends from the township of Halfmoon Bay to Ackers Point. Volunteers are the backbone of this project, trapping for animal pests, monitoring birds and re-vegetation work.

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Update for 23/01/2013  23 January 2013

SIRCET is getting ready to celebrate! in March we will have been in operation for ten years, or as we like to think of it, 10,221 dead rats later. We are holding an event on the 9 March to celebrate and thank all our sponsors, supporters and volunteers

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Peter
Peter on 09 Mar 2022
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Guest Donor on 23 Feb 2022
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Vanessa
Vanessa on 22 Feb 2022
Just had a fabulous holiday on SI, I was blown away by the profusion of birdlife. Keep up the good work and perhaps on my next visit, Tieke will be around in Oban.
$50
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Thanks for your awesome donation. I hope you have a chance to come back to the island again.

SIRCET
Paul
Paul on 27 Dec 2021
Rakiura needs you! Thanks for your work.
$100
Mr Hugh Jass
Mr Hugh Jass on 18 Dec 2021
$80

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