Monthly Archives: August 2012

South Canterbury KCC Sews for the Tuna!

Win Parks, the Coordinator for South Canterbury branch of Kiwi Conservation Club has some news as well as some photos to share.  With the leadership of Justine Carson-Isles, this local chapter of Forest and Bird’s youth program (KCC) has made their own … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Donna Palmer’s Students Take Action!

“Room 6, Te Awamutu Intermediate, went on a class trip to see the ‘We Love Eels’ exhibition at Te Awamutu Museum. The students were moved by what they discovered about the Longfin eel, and were disappointed that they could not … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Nelson’ Ecofest Welcomes Velvet!

Gillian Pollock, who was in charge of Forest & Bird’s presence at Nelson’s Ecofest this August, has just reported that a huge longfin eel appeared, migrating through the event at the spot where the Maitai River meets the Tasman Sea…… and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Our Tuna Swims into the International Science Festival!

Thanks to the hard work of Enviroschools regional co-ordinators Jenny Neilson and Jennie Upton as well as many others who helped out, Velvet was on display at the Dunedin City Library last month.  Although we all got a good laugh … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment