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Connect with experts in river restoration

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Recorded web conferences

The following quesions were answered:

  1. I wonder what kinds of weeds are growing in the Waipoua Awa?
  2. How can we help to restore our local awa?
  3. What kind of fruit and/or other food are you hoping to grow?
  4. How are you planning to look after the trees?
  5. How are you going to clean up the river?
  6. How are you going to make sure the river doesn't dry up?

CORE Education · LEARNZ River Restoration Web Conference 1 of 2

The following questions were answered:

  1. What type of eels are in your river and how old are the oldest eels?
  2. What is the most common plant you grow, and how many plants have you grown in your native nursery?
  3. How long (tall) can a plant grow in a year?
  4. Why are you restoring the river and how long will it take?
  5. What type of possum traps do you use and how many possums have you caught?

CORE Education · LEARNZ River Restoration Web Conference 2 of 2

Meet the experts

Meet Taoho Tane from the Te Roroa Development Group

Taoho Tane is the Kaiwhakahaere Matua/General Manager for Te Roroa Development Group.

Meet Lindsay-John from Te Roroa Environs

Lindsay-John (L-J) is the Environs Kaiwhakahaere for Te Roroa.

Meet Matthew biodiversity ranger

Matthew is a biodiversity ranger for the Department of Conservation/Te Papa Atawhai. He works out of Te Tai Kauri/Kauri Coast Office in Dargaville.

Meet Liam Te Roroa pest control kaimahi

Liam works for Te Roroa as a pest control kaimahi. The removal of introduced predators such as stoats, possums, and rats plays a big part in awa restoration.

Meet Tom biodiversity ranger

Tom is a biodiversity ranger for the Department of Conservation/Te Papa Atawhai. He works out of Te Tai Kauri/Kauri Coast Office in Dargaville.

Meet Vanessa Te Roroa kauri ambassador

Vanessa is a kauri ambassador in Waipoua ngahere. She provides information to visitors about kauri trees and helps them understand the need to use foot cleaning stations when entering and leaving kauri areas