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Halfmoon Bay Habitat Restoration Project

Location:
Halfmoon Bay, Stewart Island / Rakiura
Region:
Rakiura / Stewart Island
District:
SDC
Commenced:
2003
Access:
Open
Area (ha):
208
Contact:
Letitia McRitchie
Phone:
03 219 1535
Website:
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Description

Protection and restoration of native wildlife and habitat around the township of Halfmoon Bay. Return of species threatened with extinction, which have disappeared from the area over time, back home and monitoring of those species to ensure their successful re-establishment. Involvement of the local and wider community in protecting their backyards for the environmental, social and economic benefits it provides today as well as for future generations.

Current involvement

Stewart Island / Rakiura Community and Environment Trust, Stewart Island / Rakiura community, Department of Conservation, Southland District Council, Environment Southland and many Stewart Island businesses.

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