This project is community-led and ambitious
We aim to completely remove possums, rats, stoats and feral pigs from Onetahua Farewell Spit by 2025 and prevent their return. That includes suppression of pests in a halo outside the Spit and into Kahurangi National Park. This project is a springboard to pest free Kahurangi.
“Imagine, as the sun sets, thousands— maybe millions—of birds streaming in off the sea to their nests at Onetahua Spit. That’s what it used to be like – a raucous celebration of life. We can restore it. But first we need to get rid of the pests that ate their eggs...”
TET Environmental Trust
Pest Free Onetahua