Predator Free 2050 Ltd has announced new funding available for some regions, and for developing new predator free tools and technologies.
Iconic environmentalist Dir David Attenborough has given New Zealand’s ambitious plans to become Predator Free the the thumbs up – telling our Prime Minister Jacinda Arden that the “knees of rats shake when New Zealand is near.
What does the wrybill – an endangered NZ bird with a wonky bill – have to do with saving NZ’s biodiversity? Former Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright explains why – and talks about her new conservation challenge in this edition of NEXT Outlook.
Business success is a relative term. It may mean you’ve built a business, helped build a business, or done very well in the business you work in – to the point where personal comfort and security are no longer an issue.
Strategic philanthropy (including NEXT), social bonds, ethical funds management and social enterprise trends
are featured in this report by Chapman Tripp released this week.
Impact investment – trends and insights is a report written
by friend of NEXT Phillippa Wilkie.
NEXT Foundation is one of the investors
in the Te Manahuna Aoraki conservation
project – which will eliminate pests and
predators from the Upper McKenzie Basin
and Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.
NEXT is excited to announce a new environmental investment – we are founding partners in a collaboration restoring the biodiversity in the Upper McKenzie basin and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, announced today.
NEXT environmental initiative Project Janszoon – which
is restoring the biodiversity in the Abel Tasman National
Park- came in for special attention this week when A list
royals Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan visited the
Waiheke Island has secured funding
to help eradicate rats and stoats from
the island – and a chance to become
the world’s first predator free urban island.
Radio New Zealand filed this report.
Weather and possums – two
of the many challenges Zero
Invasive Predators is facing
removing predators from the mainland –
in a trial at the Perth Valley on the West Coast.
Wellington city is on a mission to become the first
Predator Free City in the world – and no rat is safe-
not even in student flats! A group called Traplordz
has been formed to tackle the rats in students flats-
as this report in Stuff explains.
One hundred Kauri seedlings – from the
iconic Colin McCahon House, have a new home
on NEXT environmental initiative Rotoroa Island.
The seedlings have been planted on the island to
try and save them from the deadly disease Kauri dieback.
Predator Free Wellington’s vision to be
the first capital city in the world to be
Predator Free got a boost this week –
to the tune of $3.2million.
Predator Free NZ 2050 Ltd announced
the financial support to the initiative
founded two years ago by NEXT, the
Wellington City Council and the Greater
Wellington Regional Council.