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Lindis Pass

Lindis Pass Conservation Group


The aim of the project is to rid the Lindis Pass Reserve of weeds so that the snow tussock, Chionochloa rigida, can be enjoyed in its full glory. Te Kākano was consigned to grow these tussocks especially for the project. 

Hāwea Whitewater Park

Central Otago Whitewater Club


With permission from DOC and QLDC, the club committee spearheaded a planting programme on the east and west bank of the Hāwea Whitewater Park at Camphill Bridge. Plants include flax, silver tussocks, tree daisy, kowhai and mapou.

Butterfields Wetland​

Forest & Bird, Central Otago Lakes


A native restoration project aiming to restore and increase the native biodiversity of the Lower Hawea River Wetland Reserve and surrounding dry land area.



Shortcut Road

Forest & Bird, Central Otago Lakes


An ecological restoration at the Shortcut Road River Reserve undertaken with an aim to introduce over 8,000 native plants to the area.



Ruby Island​

Ruby Island Management Committee, QLDC


An ecological restoration project that aims to restore native plants to Ruby Island.  The H. maculatus complex gecko or more commonly Mountain Gecko lives on the island, so to encourage their survival so we are increasing their favoured habitat by planting melicytus alpinus (porcupine shrub) and coprosma brunnea.



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