Virtual wetland visits and meeting NZ wetland managers and caretakers

As our committee has decided to hold the conference on a virtual platform, all field trips had to be cancelled. However, you can let your mind explore some of our wetlands and their managers/caretaker, or even let yourself be inspired musically by our wetlands by clicking on the links below.

Nature Lover’s Cut

Frank film

Birds on the Brink

Stunning wetlands of Aotearoa

Canterbury environmental groups involved in restoration, including wetland restoration

Rohe Kōreporepo The Swamp The Sacred Place | Film trailer

The following short videos relate to the field trips which many of you had registered for.

Ō Tū Wharekai – Repo of Hakatere

Intro to Ō Tū Wharekai

People of Ō Tū Wharekai

LEARNZ wetland types Ō Tū Wharekai OTW

Helping wetlands so they can helps us

The braided rivers of Ō tū Wharekai

History of repo of Ōtautahi

Planting tomorrow’s kahikatea forest Christchurch City Council

Post earthquakes wetland restoration project

Repo of the Waimakariri River and the Coastal Strip

Te Kohaka o Tūhaitara restoration - original video

Te Kohaka o Tūhaitara restoration - updated video

Discover more of New Zealand's beautiful wetlands and water birds

We have also extracted a few other links from the Million Metres Stream Project.

Million Metres is a dedicated programme connecting local waterway restoration projects with large scale funding and resources. Million Metres is an initiative of the Sustainable Business Network

Stories on lake restoration

For more examples on catchment restoration you can also visit our virtual exhibition page featuring the Department of Conservation’s Ngā Awa programme.

And finally but not least, for a better understanding of how traditional knowledge is part of everything we do in Aotearoa, and in relation to the main theme of our conference