In New Zealand around 4,000 native species are threatened or at risk of extinction. Every business can play a vital role in helping to restore and protect nature.
Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata.
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive.
Examples of businesses helping nature
Wasp Wipeout is a collaborative partnership between Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ), DOC, Stuff media, and the Tasman Environment Trust and Councils. Wasp Wipeout's aim is:
- reducing of vespula wasp populations, and
- to spread awareness of the threats caused by these species.
NZMCA/Kiwirail Partnership for Kea
The New Zealand Motor Caravan Association (NZMCA) has joined forces with:
- DOC, and
- Kea Conservation Trust (KCT).
Together they've got an initiative to help save the seriously endangered kea.
Pure Salt is a Fiordland based adventure charter boat business. They're passionate about conservation and are supporting the Tamatea/Dusky Sound restoration project with predator control on two islands within this remote fiord.