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2P6DZleAWe've already seen amazing transformations in the Predator Free Hawke's Bay project, and we're dedicated to helping our native species return to Hawke's Bay and landscapes across New Zealand.

We're keen to share what we've learned on this journey. Simply click on the drop downs below to find out more.

Our newsletters and scientific article announcements are on our Newsletters and Good Reads page.

Pest control

Pest monitoring

 Biodiversity outcomes

Economic outcomes

Unexpected outcomes


Social reports

Kaupapa Maori

Citizen science

Social drivers

Social-ecological modelling

Case study

Milestone reports

Are you interested in learning how to bring conservation into your classroom – and beyond? Check out the following links for more information:

  • Cape to City Team Resources: Ruud, Robyn and Megan have compiled their main resources into a dropbox.

  • Conservation education (DOC): The Department of Conservation offers a comprehensive online list of education resources.

  • National programmes (DOC): Find out how to get involved with Kiwi Guardians, the Outlook for Someday, or other national conservation events and contests

  • Read the Department of Conservation’s Pitopito kōrero -  A quarterly e-newsletter of conservation education stories and resources relevant to the current school term. 

  • iNaturalist: Use iNaturalist to record what you see, identify unknown plant and animal species, meet other nature watchers and learn more about the natural world. Don't forget to download their mobile app!

  • Garden Bird Survey: Landcare Research runs a mid-winter bird survey across New Zealand every year. Mark your calendars so you can take part!

Connecting to nature - what we offer

  • Free teacher workshops designed to increase your confidence to head outdoors, beyond the classroom and find opportunities to learn in, from and about nature. These workshops provide links with the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Whāriki to enable cross curricular learning in the outdoors.
  • You can also get in touch with us if you are a candidate teacher (Primary or Early childhood) at EIT as we work in partnership with their teaching degree programmes.
  • We have a lot of experience working with schools and in the area of teacher professional development and would be happy to provide advice and support where we can.

pred 2050Predator Free 2050 Limited is a Crown-owned, charitable company established to help deliver the New Zealand government’s ambitious goal of eradicating possums, stoats and rats by 2050.
They provide co-funding to enable predator control and eradication projects at large landscape scale and the breakthrough science needed to underpin them.
Read more about Predator Free 2050 Ltd.

Five large landscape predator control and eradication projects have been launched to date

BannerCapeFinalIn 2017 the Poutiri Ao ō Tāne and Cape to City project team hosted a national conference to share the knowledge learned through the projects. 

The presentations were recorded and are available on our YouTube channel

Pest HubThe Hawke's Bay Regional Council's Pest Hub is the go-to guide for advice on pest animals and weeds in Hawke's Bay. There is information on 171 plant, animal, marine, freshwater, invertebrate, and disease pests. 


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