Thursday, 1 October 2015

Whaka Inaka project gaining media attention


Whaka Inaka: Causing Whitebait is a joint collaboration between EOS Ecology, Ngāi Tahu, and the University of Canterbury (UC). We recently receiving funding from the Department of Conservation Community Fund, and together with support from Brian Mason Trust, and businesses such as Ravensdown the project is getting underway!



The Whaka Inaka project is a large scale management experiment that will help determine the location of riparian areas that are capable of supporting inanga spawning habitat.

The funding announcement has also attracted plenty of media attention. Follow the links below to some of the recent coverage of this exciting project!

The Press
http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/72003445/canterburys-whitebait-and-birds-to-win-in-government-funding-boost

DOC website
http://www.doc.govt.nz/news/media-releases/2015/whitebait-birds-receive-conservation-boost/

Yahoo Nznews
https://nz.news.yahoo.com/local/a/29511499/whitebait-birds-receive-conservation-boost/

NZ Government site
http://beehive.govt.nz/release/whitebait-birds-receive-conservation-boost?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+beehive-govt-nz%2Fupdates+%28Site+Updates+-+beehive.govt.nz%29

TRONT media release
http://ngaitahu.iwi.nz/our_stories/boost-for-mahinga-kai-species/


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