The team is working to remove invasive seaweed species and reseeding those areas with spore taken from native kelp harvested locally.
Mediterranean fanworm has been found in Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour and we are encouraging you to report sightings of this marine pest plant.
The Whaka-Ora collaboration agreement was recently re-signed by the five organisations, renewing the group for another three years.
500ha block of land are set to be restored to a native haven and securing public access for future generations.
A three-year restoration project ‘He Rau Ringa e Oti Ai‘, led by Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke Inc (the Rūnanga) in partnership with Living Springs and Conservation Volunteers NZ is now underway.
About 45 volunteers gave up time on their weekend to help reduce sedimentation in Whakaraupō / Lyttelton Harbour at the Cass Bay planting day recently.
The Īnaka ki Whakaraupō research project has taken a major step towards ensuring whitebait (īnaka) have safe, well protected areas to spawn in the catchment...
Mena the conservation dog and her trainer Alastair help to locate penguins that may be nesting in the breakwater.
Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) is linking the people of Lyttelton to the waterfront with a new pedestrian pathway to Te Ana Marina.
The Whaka Ora Healthy Harbour team gave a deputation to the Banks Peninsula Water Zone Committee recently, updating them on recent events connecting them to freshwater in the zone.