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Kiwi Rescue
Helping Kiwi flourish

3 September 2018 - News items

Kiwi cannot flourish in Aotearoa New Zealand unless pest threats are eliminated – something that will only be…

Issie Barratt with the bespoke system she built at UC's Cass Field Station.
Stirring the waters to clean them up

30 August 2018 - News items

Disrupting waterways may hold the key to long-term stream restoration because it highlights the weaknesses of unwanted invertebrates…

Lab in a box
Hands-on – and hands-in – science

20 August 2018 - News items

Dissecting rats, extracting honey and mixing potions are some of the activities explored recently by 6,500 North Islanders…

Early Career Workshop
BioHeritage workshop connects researchers

1 August 2018 - News items

About 40 BioHeritage early career researchers attended a workshop in Lincoln that aimed to foster collaboration among their…

Glenice Paine
Strengthening partnership with Māori

31 July 2018 - News items

The appointment of Glenice Paine to the BioHeritage Governance Group significantly strengthens our commitment to Te Ao Māori…

Ahi Pepe | MothNet guides are packaged up before being posted to every school and public library in New Zealand.
Shining a light on New Zealand’s moths

27 July 2018 - News items

New Zealand has almost 2,000 moth species and students around the country now have the resources to find…

Whānau of Te Awa Tupua have been gifted a seed-bank
Conserving seeds to fight plant extinction

26 July 2018 - News items

Collecting and storing seeds is a way of potentially saving native trees from extinction, and Whanganui iwi are…

Injecting phosphite into kauri. Image: Mels Barton
Kauri rescue - citizens combating kauri dieback

23 July 2018 - News items

More than 200 landowners have signed up to a community-led social science programme backed by BioHeritage that’s aiming…

Levi Collier-Robinson sampling kōwaro with students from Te Kura o Tuahiwi. Image - Ashley Overbeek
DNA could help save threatened species

5 July 2018 - News items

Researchers are collecting DNA information from one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most threatened freshwater fish – the Canterbury…

James Russell traps mice on Antipodes Island.
Protecting biodiversity earns award

5 July 2018 - News items

Congratulations to BioHeritage Project Leader James Russell who has received a Society for Conservation Biology​ Oceania section distinguished…

An example of large scale restoration. Image David Norton, University of Canterbury
Eight ways to improve native vegetation on private land

5 July 2018 - News items

Researchers have come up with eight recommendations on how New Zealanders can help increase the benefits they reap…

Plant protection officers in Chile. Image - KVH
Plant industries shape biosecurity science priorities

5 July 2018 - News items

Collaboration and sharing information within and across sectors is the desired operating model for plant sector industries, according…


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