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Why Forest Restoration is a Must for Confronting Climate Change | Better Ancestors Ep. 5

NFRT founding trustee Geoff Davidson and wife Bev sharing their thoughts on native forest restoration in this video made as part of the 'Better Ancestors' series, with our stunning Ed...
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Native forest restoration draws a crowd

Safeguarded from further depletion, a Southland native forest remnant has been opened to the public. About 40 people braved the elements on Saturday for the official opening of the Oreti...
Golden Bay Residents Unite

Golden Bay residents unite to protect coastal wetland

  The country’s increasingly rare protected coastal wetlands have been boosted after a group of Golden Bay residents purchased a block for restoration. Heather Wallace, Rick Cosslett, and Victoria Davis,...
40th Anniversary Planting at Ed Hillary Hope Reserve

40th Anniversary Planting at Ed Hillary Hope Reserve

  The Native Forest Restoration Trust officially came into being with the signing of its Deed of Trust on 17 July 1980, forty years ago. The first event to celebrate...
Otatara Appeal

Otatara Appeal – Thank you for your amazing support

  The 20th May was the deadline for this purchase and we are absolutely delighted to confirm that this has now gone through and we will have a new reserve...
Otatara Appeal – Less than one week to go!

Otatara Appeal – Less than one week to go!

  We’ve so far raised about $775,000, an amazing achievement under the circumstances, but not enough to save all of this amazing property near Invercargill containing nationally endangered dune totara...

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