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Welcome to the Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust News Section

This page provides a record of all current news releases and the events and activities the Trust is involved in. We welcome genuine media enquiries and will do our best to provide requested information promptly and efficiently.

For media enquiries please contact:

Peter Heath
Due North PR
Ph: +64(0)21 456 089

3 March Landowners join 33,000 ha in new North Island kiwi plan
28 November Forest indicators warn of a challenging 2019
22 November NZ’s largest pine-to-native forest regeneration project reaches major milestone
20 August New crop of kiwi set to return to Hawke’s Bay forests
6 April Conservation trust snares specialist support
4 December Bumper season for kiwi egg collection
15 July “Encouraging” results from Maungataniwha kiwi call count
16 June Job done - Kevin marks turning point for kiwi conservancy
2 March DOC grant boosts Hawke's Bay predator eradication work
9 December Dinosaur treasure trove lures doco crew to Maungataniwha
22 October Funding doubles for Hawke's Bay kiwi project
14 August Snow hampers start of Kiwi egg collection season
28 July War on predators: capture collective wisdom, Trust says
23 September Conservation Trust invests further in Hawke's Bay
21 August Pine clearance boosts record-setting native bush recovery
28 July Rachel Hunter welcomes budget cash for kiwi; spotlights other species
10 July Cash grant for Hawke's Bay whio initiative
1 July Kiwi count points to progress
7 April Mother and son reunion marks special conservation milestone
26 March Researchers stumble across find with a bite


6 November DNA tests complete Kakabeak jigsaw
22 Sept Kiwi conservationists on trend alert
9 Sept Red alert - Going bush this spring? Keep your eyes out for a stunning battler
9 June Hawke's Bay 'treasure trove' yields another important fossil find
17 April Tired kiwi laying smaller eggs?
21 March 'Encouraging' Blue Duck numbers in inland Hawke's Bay


2 December Mass planting boosts rare tree numbers by 10 percent
20 November Rare find boosts hope for Kakabeak
5 September Bocky the kiwi marks Trust's home hundred
28 July 'Stunning battler' returns to Northland
7 July DNA tests raise hope for elusive native plant
26 February Cliff scramble gives critically rare plant a shot at survival


8 November Explosive new recovery technique for endangered Kakabeak
23 October Hawke's Bay whio initiative gets cash grant
5 October Trust teams with Lincoln to kill predators
21 September Funding boost for forest conservation in Hawke's Bay
28 June Kiwi home-swap deepens the gene pool
17 June Late arrival for Hawke's Bay kiwi egg
10 June Hawke's Bay come-back for rare Blue Duck
11 February Rachel Hunter releases 100th Kiwi chick
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