2013 media releases
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Funding boost for community conservation efforts
23 December 2013
Source: Office of the Minister of Conservation
Ninety community groups are to receive $3.6 million in Government funding to support conservation projects throughout the country, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
Whanganui Journey reopens
24 October 2013
The Whanganui River Journey reopens for the long weekend.
Celebrating conservation champions in our community
12 September 2013
This year’s Manawatū Conservation Awards celebrate an eclectic mix of conservation heroes who have been quietly labouring away to achieve great things in their communities.
Protecting kiwi when setting possum traps
30 April 2013
With Possum trapping increasing during the winter months, it is timely to remind people that possum traps can endanger kiwi if they are not used correctly.
Whio released into Manganui o te Ao River
18 March 2013
Whanganui and Ruapehu Department of Conservation staff have released whio back into wild populations on the Manganui o te Ao River, the upper Whanganui River and Whakapapa River.