He oranga taiao,  he oranga  tangata

Let’s bring back

the bird song

to Waihī Beach

In conjunction with Waihī Beach Environment Society and Predator Free Waihī Beach.

Te oranga taiao, te oranga tangata

Let’s bring back the bird song to Waihī Beach

In conjunction with Waihī Beach Environment Society and Predator Free Waihī Beach.

0 million
NZ native birds, eggs and chicks are cruelly eaten alive by introduced predators every year.
0
NZ native birds are killed every day.
0
Native birds are killed per rat. Rats are the biggest threat to our native birds. One rat will kill up to 50 birds in their lifetime. We need your help to eliminate rats and give our natives a chance.

794
Paihamu caught

37
Tori huracaught

246
Hetiheti caught

62
Tori Uaroacaught

1825
Kiore caught

We have saved over 75,000 native birds – but the fight is never over

Data courtesy of the Waihi Beach Environmental Society.

Get involved at your place

One of our goals is to get a FREE backyard rat trap into one in five houses here at Waihī Beach; this is how many it will take to turn the table on predators. Contact our community leader for your free rat trap.

Predator Free Waihī Beach is an important kaupapaworking to ensure New Zealand’s unique native wildlife is preserved for our visitors and community to enjoy.

There are many ways you can support the strategy, from setting free traps at your whareand assisting with trap lines and pest monitoring. We always have projects on the go.

Predator Free Waihī Beach is an important kaupapaworking to ensure New Zealand’s unique native wildlife is preserved for our visitors and community to enjoy.

There are many ways you can support the strategy, from setting free traps at your whareand assisting with trap lines and pest monitoring. We always have projects on the go.

Our latest Kaupapa

Predator Free Bowentown is an ambitious piece of work; let’s reintroduce the Kaka from Tūhua each winter, hear the native birdsong return to the headlands, protect our Kororā and enjoy our amazing taonga . This kaupapa is for all ages; get your whole whānau involved in protecting one of the most amazing places in Aotearoa.

Want to jump aboard this waka and do your bit?

Waihi Beach Trap Library

The Trap Library is a free resource for the Waihī Beach community in collaboration with Waihī Beach Menz Shed. Borrow a trap or two and set them up at your place, we cover all types of predators, big or small. For more info on trapping, our friends at Bay of Plenty Predator Free have some great information

To get a trap click the button below and fill out the form, then collect your trap by popping down to 106 Beach Road – behind the Community Centre… ask for Mister Phil.

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