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Eco-restoration on Quail Island

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

The 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 $21,162 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...
$ 21000
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$ 6200
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The Robert C Bruce Trust has kick started the donations with a grant of $5000 towards plants and workers transportation costs. We're still looking for donations of $4,000 to cover the full cost of plants. Click HERE to find out how you can support the Quail Island Ecological Restoration Trust.
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View more observations near Quail Island - Otamahua, Lyttelton Harbour on NatureWatch NZ ยป
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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