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Getting Kiwi ready – How to become a local kiwi expert

Getting Kiwi ready – How to become a local kiwi expert Creating ‘kiwi ready’ habitat across the Central Bridge is an important priority for The Forest Bridge Trust. The Central Bridge is a 54,000-hectare area that spreads from Mataia Restoration Project in the West to...

TFBT Team News and Achievements – July 2021

TFBT Team News and Achievements – July 2021 In this section you will find all our latest progress updates Fencing Predator Control Ecological monitoring and analysis Fencing Our fencing programme has continued to grow, thanks largely to a contract with the Kaipara...

Kia Ora Tracy and Kevin – Welcome to our July Newsletter

Kia Ora from Tracy and Kevin at TFBT, and welcome to our July Newsletter We know it’s been a while since many of you have heard from The Forest Bridge Trust team, however we have not been sitting idle. Like the rest of NZ our world was turned upside down when Covid...

Vacancies for two Trustees

Two Trustee Positions The Forest Bridge Trust now has vacancies for two trustees. We are a small team, overseeing the Trust’s work with landowners; our goals are to protect local environments and to bridge nature’s needs coast to coast in northern Rodney. If you are...

Make our birds count

The New Zealand Garden Bird Survey takes place between 26 June and 4 July 2021. It’s a fantastic reason to spend time outdoors, and you’ll be doing your bit for science. It’s easy to take part, and their website has all the resources you need- including fun...

Fencing Guidelines for Landowners

Introduction The Forest Bridge Trust (TFBT) provides integrated fencing and pest control services. For more information please visit our website: TFBT takes the hassle out of applying for funding and reporting back to the funder. Once...

Useful resources

Strategic Plan

The Board of Trustees has approved and issued its Strategic Plan through the year 2020 The plan covers our mission and vision, situational analysis, strategic focus areas and goals and objectives.   

Annual Review

We take an annual review of our operations. These reports describe our accomplishments for the outgoing year and our focus areas for the coming year.   Previous Years

Eastern Connectivity Report

In 2018, The Forest Bridge Trust commissioned a report investigating how the Trust could best encourage and support ecological connectivity in the area.   More Details

Predator Free 2050 Trapping Guide

A practical guide to trapping developed by DOC to support predator control work in New Zealand.  

Rat Trap Box Plan

A plan for making your own rat trap box.  

 TFBT Trap Catch Record Form

A form to complete your trap catches and send back to us.

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