Celebrating businesses, community groups, iwi and volunteers who are making important contributions to conservation in New Zealand.
Several Whirinaki commercial tour companies are playing their part in keeping the birdlife alive and thriving. They are our Conservation Champions for November 2013.
Pauline Samways and the Motueka Arts Council are our Conservation Champions for October 2013.
Our champions for winter 2013 are the Mataia Conservation Project team who, with hard work and dedication, welcomed the beloved Kaipara kiwi back to the local community.
Northland brown kiwi were released just north of Auckland in March 2013 by Marunui Conservation shareholders and volunteers. It was the first time this kiwi species has been released into the wild below Whangarei.
March 2013 marks a decade of dedication and hard work for this month's Conservation Champions, the Stewart Island/Rakiura Community and Environment Trust (SIRCET).
Two determined pensioners form a lush piece of paradise and are the Conservation Champions for February 2013.
How much do the Golden Bay Deer Stalkers love old slab huts? Enough to volunteer 1,500 hours of work restoring sixty-year old Chaffey Hut in the upper Cobb Valley!
Over the 25 years the Yellow Eyed Penguin Trust have been very successful in raising the profile of hoiho. We reckon they deserve to be November's Conservation Champions!
Meet Fran O'Connor, our Conservation Champion for October 2012.
Meet Leona Plaisier, our Conservation Champion for September 2012.
Our Conservation Champions for August 2012 are the volunteers of the Aorangi Rural Fire Team.
Our Conservation Champions for July 2012 are the dedicated folk at Project Crimson; a community project aiming to restore pōhutukawa and rata to the New Zealand landscape.
Our Conservation Champions for June 2012 restore and maintain the Bream Head Scenic Reserve, its outstanding ecosystem, unique archaeology and landscape features, and enhance its recreational and educational potential.
A small but keen band of Guardians of the Bay of Islands volunteers are our May 2012 Conservation Champions.
The Kaipupu Point Mainland Island Society are our March 2012 Conservation Champions.
Our Conservation Champions for February 2012 are the Denniston Heritage Trust.
Our Conservation Champions for January 2012 are the Wakatipu Wilding Conifer Control Group.
Our Conservation Champions for December 2011 are the volunteers of the Mount Brown Hut Community Project.
Our Conservation Champions for November 2011 are the Ashhurst Volunteer Stoat Trap Monitoring Group.
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