From boardrooms to the bush, from artists’ studios to the laboratories of scientists, from golf courses to community meeting halls, a diverse array of people have united under the common banner of preserving our precious wildlife.
When it comes to protecting the native and endemic wildlife of Aotearoa, a pen and a camera can be just as vital as traps and bait.
Businesses of all sizes are stepping up to incorporate predator free into their business model and redefining success beyond profit margins.
Trampers, bikers, golfers
Outdoor enthusiasts, such as trampers and hikers, become advocates for predator free initiatives because they witness the impact of pests on natural environments firsthand.
Drawing from their profound connection to the land, mana whenua weave together mātauranga, cultural values, and innovative strategies to protect ecosystems from invasive predators – not only protecting native species but also revitalising a deep spiritual connection to the land.
Guardians of green spaces are cultivating not just plants – they are nurturing habitats where native wildlife can flourish.
Engineers and innovators
Visionary problem-solvers are crafting ingenious solutions to outwit invasive predators. From the design of smarter traps to AI technologies, their work represents the cutting edge of conservation.
Do you think retirement means putting your feet up with a good book and a cup of tea? Not for these guys.
Hunters and vegans
It even transcends dietary choices, with hunters and vegans converging in the shared mission of creating a predator free New Zealand.
Young people aren’t sitting idly by – they are redefining the future of nature and conservation. Either volunteering or making a career out of protecting wildlife, they are making a big impact.
Farmers are forging a new path where farming and conservation go hand in hand.