A big thank you to all our amazing partners...
The Kaipātiki Local Board provides great support to Pest Free Kaipātiki in terms of resources, relationship building and moral support. It provides funding in many ways for local bush groups to undertake pest control and restoration.
The Birkenhead Licensing Trust (BLT) was established in 1967 to operate on and off licences for the sale of alcohol in the old Birkenhead Borough Council area. The Trust currently owns two bars: The Good Home in Birkenhead and the Inn Field in Glenfield.
The Trust is a net proceeds-committee of the Lion Foundation and is responsible for approving grant funding to the local community groups in Birkenhead and surrounding areas from gaming funds generated by Lion Foundation. As a grant recipient, we thank BLT for their support.
Auckland Council has a number of departments and CCOs involved in preserving our native biodiversity and controlling environmental pests. These include:
The following CCO’s can play a vital role in pest control and managing our natural heritage:
The Auckland Council has a Regional Pest Management Plan (RPMP). You can read more about this on their website.
Auckland Council’s Regional Environment Grants Programme
is focused on the protection, restoration or enhancement of Auckland’s regionally significant natural heritage areas and
projects to encourage and support Aucklanders to adopt environmentally sustainable lifestyles. As a grant recipient, we thank Auckland Council for their support.
On 1 May 1988, funds from the sale of the community’s shares in the Auckland Savings Bank Ltd created the ASB Community Trust. In 2015, they relaunched as Foundation North but with the same goal, combining impactful mahi with community-led solutions to achieve intergenerational impact and systems change. They deliver funding and support for initiatives, large and small, that respond to the aspirations of the community now and for generations to come. As a grant recipient, we thank Foundation North for their support.
Naylor Love is a top-performing commercial construction company with extensive carpentry and concrete trade resources. They provide construction services to a wide range of market sectors in New Zealand. Their support has been invaluable in our project to find a larger, permanent home for all our activities under one roof.
The Community Organisation Grants Scheme or COGS provides grants to non-profit organisations delivering community-based social services that contribute to achieving locally-determined outcomes. As a grant recipient, we thank the COGS for their support.
This is an independent trust established in 2013. They are committed to dramatically reducing NZ’s predator populations, including rats, stoats, possums, weasels and ferrets. They want to protect our native species and see their populations increase in our lifetime. It’s one of the most ambitious conservation projects undertaken in NZ – ambitious, but achievable.
Predator Free NZ is supported by Kiwibank to provide rat and possum traps through community awards. As a recipient, we thank Predator Free NZ and Kiwibank for their support.
Pest Free Kaipātiki has received strong support from Forest and Bird North Shore Branch. The branch is doing great work restoring native biodiversity at Tuff Crater in Northcote.
The Kaipātiki Project has been leading community restoration and environmental education since 1998 - starting in the Kaipātiki Creek area and gradually providing services and support over a wider area. Amongst their many programmes, they help undertake bush restoration in Eskdale and Witheford Reserves. We work closely with the Kaipātiki Project on a number of initiatives.
We are grateful to have received support from the Le Roys Bush Charitable Trust and the Le Roys Bush Management Committee which supports Friends of Le Roys Bush and Beyond the Fence to protect the natural heritage and native biodiversity of Le Roys Bush and the surrounding halo of significant ecological value. To find out more about these groups and the work they are doing, visit their website LeRoysBush.NZ
The Wildlink project aims to connect and enhance natural areas, including open spaces, stream banks, esplanades, reserves and backyards. This will ultimately provide safe routes and refuges for native plants and animals.
More useful links
NZPCN (NZ Plant Conservation Network)
The Network was founded in April 2003 and has since grown to more than 950 members worldwide. Members work in various ways to protect the unique indigenous plant life of New Zealand. They have an excellent “Search Flora” facility.
Weedbusters is a national organisation about working together to stop weedy plants taking over New Zealand's amazing natural areas. Auckland Council works with weedbusters to run weed control programmes.
EcoNet collaborates with community groups, Iwi, councils and national bodies to accelerate conservation outcomes. It is a charitable trust which leads innovation in data standards and access to fit-for-purpose software for conservation by developing CAMS: Conservation Activities Management System.