Archives For Wellington/Kapiti

Wellington’s Government Buildings Historic Reserve is open for the public to discover with a guide each Saturday at 10am and 2pm, up until Easter weekend.

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Tracey Bates, a marine biologist working around Wellington’s marine reserves, shares her experiences diving on the capital’s south coast.

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Last month, Kāpiti Island was a gathering place for members of Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai, DOC staff and international volunteers.

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Wellington City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council and NEXT Foundation have joined forces, inspired by the Government’s Predator Free 2050 vision, to work towards a pest free city.

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Ranger Lee Barry headed to Matiu/Somes Island to check on the local geocaches ahead of the National Geocaching Challenge, running during Conservation Week (10-18 September).

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The recently completed Paekakariki Escarpment Track, dubbed the ‘Stairway To Heaven’, near Wellington offers walkers commanding views of the Kapiti Coast, Kapiti Island and the distant Marlborough Sounds.

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Four new information panels were recently unveiled at Kapiti Island Nature Reserve to highlight the history and ongoing conservation work occurring on the island.

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