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More Resources for Kiwi Conservation

Department of Conservation Media Release, September 17, 2020. New Zealand’s goal of 100,000 kiwi by 2030 is being helped by an extra $19.7 million in funding to accelerate iwi and community efforts to protect kiwi, Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage announced....

Pest-free plans taking shape

Plans by The Forest Bridge Trust to establish a pest free connected landscape, west of Tawharanui Regional Park, are making progress, with a project coordinator appointed, pest control workshops planned and wildlife monitoring due to start. The initial focus will be...

Three years in, how realistic is our Predator-Free 2050 goal?

It’s just over three years since the Predator Free 2050 goal was announced, with the aim of restoring New Zealand’s spectacular bird chorus. When he announced it, then Prime Minister John Key described it as “the most ambitious conservation project anywhere in the...

The Forest Bridge bringing kiwi to back-yards

Two former farmers who've discovered that paperwork is the key to conservation success are making great strides towards their ambitious plan - a bridge of  bird-filled forest connecting the east and west coasts across the top of Auckland. Gill and Kevin Adshead spoke...

Predator Free NZ Website

The CatchIT Schools programe is showcased on the Predator Free NZ website as they talk about children using innovative techniques to catch pests. See article.

CatchIT Schools wins Mayoral Award

The Forest Bridge Trust’s CatchIT Schools programme has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Auckland Council Mayoral Awards, schools category. The programme is a collaboration between The Forest Bridge Trust and Auckland University, bringing STEM subjects to life...

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 Sheet

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

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