The Advisory Committee on the Regional Environment (ACRE) is a voluntary organization of fifteen members who represent or have affiliations with 35 other environmental advocacy groups in the Waikato. ACRE has been in existence since 1989. More...
CILT was established in 1994 and provides a broad range of services to the community:
Environmental initiatives and restoration
Education & Training
Disability Assistance More...
Indigenous biodiversity salvation, restoration and enhancement for fauna and flora in association with Coromandel's chief tourist attraction.
Vermin-proof wildlife Sanctuary is the only one on the Coromandel Peninsula, established 1999 and available for guided walks on application.
Hamilton Permaculture Trust provides education and training; on organics and permaculture. HPT developed the Sustainable Backyard, a working example demonstrating permaculture at Hamilton Gardens. HPT also run the Good Life Expo, school visits, permaculture design certificate and workshops. More...
After about eight years, Jubilee Bush is now getting to a stage where the group is able to discontinue monthly weedings. There will always be infestations of unwanted plants in the bush such as Tradescantia, palms, cherries etc which will be dealt with on an ongoing basis when needed. If you are interested in coming on working days occassionally please contact Katherine at the Environment Centre to go on the email list.
Photos show what we were weeding back in 2005
P.O. Box 174
What we do:
Kauri 2000 is a long term project to recreate significant stands of kauri on publicly-owned land on the Coromandel Peninsula.
What we want:
Volunteers and donations. More...
Our aim is to restore the native flora of upper Mangaiti Park gully back to pre- European status, and to sustainably manage it in such a way that native fauna will re-establish, either naturally or by introduction. More...
Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust is a charitable trust.
Our vision is….
To remove forever, introduced mammalian pests and predators from Maungatautari, and restore to the forest a healthy diversity of indigenous plants and animals not seen in our lifetime.
We are always interested in hearing from anyone interested in the project or volunteering to assist us in realizing our vision.
The Miranda Naturalists' Trust offers educational activities, a resource kit, workshops, and opportunities for research at the centre on the Firth of Thames, Pokeno.
The Trust is involved with studying bird migration, and owns and operates the Miranda Shorebird Centre which offers a range of events and education programmes throughout the year.
The National Wetland Trust is a non-profit organisation established in 1999 to increase the appreciation of wetlands and their values by all New Zealanders. Our first major task is to build a wetland interpretation centre for people to learn more about wetlands and experience their special qualities. We are developing plans to build the centre at Lake Serpentine, between Hamilton and Te Awamutu. More...
OrganicFarmNZ (OFNZ) is a not-for-profit organisation. Our mandate is to increase the community’s understanding of organic principles and the practise of organic gardening and farming in New Zealand. More...
For the past three years RESI have undertaken pest control, using bait stations in nearby Hammond Bush. They also put in submissions on council plans, and work on Project Echo in Hammond Park to improve the habitat for bats. They have purchased two bat detectors to monitor populations. Weeding is also carried out by the community & RESI. More...
Karioi Restoration in Raglan are carrying out ecological monitoring and pest control on Karioi, the dominant volcano, also known as the sleeping lady. The project is a colloborative effort between Te Whakaoranga o Karioi Inc Society and A Rocha Aotearoa NZ, together with Whaingaroa hapu, the Department of Conservation, and other interested community groups and individuals. More...