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Eco-restoration on Quail Island

Help the endangered white-flippered penguin and adopt a penguin nest box

Extreme-crop-Penguin in boxThe Otamahua / Quail Island Ecological Trust is appealing to businesses and individuals to help support the endangered korora, or white flippered penguin, by adopting a penguin nest box.

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Annual August Planting

The Trust needs to raise $20,125 for our annual planting in August. This includes the cost of purchasing the plants, transport for plants, volunteers and staff to the island, weed matting, spraying, watering...
$ 20125
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$ 13906
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Updated
17/06/2013
The Honda Tree Fund has kicked off our fundraising with a $1,800 donation. PGG Wrightson has donated all the weedmatting and herbicides needed for the 2013 planting season. The Christchurch City Council under the Memorandum of Understanding has donated $8000 towards the field worker costs. A generous private donation has been made by a member of North Canterbury Branch of Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society towards the cost of this years plants. Thank you for your support. We're still looking for donations of $1819 to cover the full cost of plants. Click HERE to find out how you can support the Quail Island Ecological Restoration Trust.
Installation of information plaques on the summit of Quail Island
Ian McLennan showing volunteers the ins and outs of planting
Mike Bowie showing weta to the Kiwi Conservation Club
Young volunteers with Peter Hayward at the visitors' centre
Planting on Quail Island
Volunteers have planted more than 70,000 plants on Quail Island

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