When students from Te Wharekura o Tauranga Moana visited Whirinaki Te Pua a Tāne Conservation Park recently , Atamira Tumarae-Nuku accompanied them as their guide for the day.Continue Reading...
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Today’s photo shows one of the last great wilderness areas of the Auckland region — Aotea/Great Barrier Island.
Right now there’s a proposal afoot to declare a conservation park on the island and you’ve got less than a fortnight left to let us know what you think about the idea.
The proposal is for the 15,000 hectares of public conservation land on Aotea/Great Barrier Island, currently stewardship land, to be designated a new conservation park.
The legal effect of this change would be greater protection for the island’s flora and fauna, while still allowing for recreation opportunities.