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Restoration Day takes place in a different location in the Wellington Region each year, encouraging people to look outside their home areas and engage with a wider range of the conservation community.

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One of Rakiura’s long term volunteers talks about her experience and how it’s helped her understand and get involved in conservation work.

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Today’s photo of the week highlights the lush, green native forest of the Tararua Forest Park.


Project Kaka is a restoration project that is working to restore the diverse native forest bird, insect and plant communities in Tararua Forest Park through an intensive 10 year pest control and monitoring programme.

DOC and other organisations/volunteers are working together to target the species that are the biggest threat to native bird life and forest systems.

This photo was taken by Brenda Anderson  | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0