TAMAKI DRIVE PROTECTION SOCIETY INC.
Local Action 2017
Recent initiatives include the predator free work promoted by Mary Pearson at Karaka Bay and the predator trapping along Madill's Farm creek organized by Peter and Raewyn Bennet.
Predator Free Karaka Bay
is full of potential. We are lucky enough to have special places like Karaka bay, Churchill Park and
if we could make the area predator free and bring back the native birds
and the dawn chorus.
government is aiming for predator free NZ by 2050, down in Karaka Bay we
are already doing our bit.
of the residents of Karaka Bay and Peacock Street are getting traps on
council is putting in 4 traps down the path to the bay.
are already catching rats and mice.
are using a mixture of traps but mainly the self -resetting non toxic
have set up a group of interested people called Predator
Free Karaka Bay [PFKB].
goal is to make Karaka Bay predator free, restore the birds and native
need help from surrounding properties.
if everyone in the area did the same. What if we got rid of the rats and
possums in the whole area.
is already trapping in Churchill Park and Tahuna Torea. Churchill Park
School is setting monitoring up as a science project.
donít appreciate sections and boundaries.
try and join up all these areas.
If you are interested in what we are doing or in being involved contact us via the email address on this pdf:
you are already trapping or start trapping can you let me know as I am
trying to map the area and see where the gaps are.
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