Kiwi Coast Trust has now completed its 2021 Annual Report, which presents the key activities and achievements of the past 12 months.
- 187 entities are now linked in to Kiwi Coast, 181 of which are community, iwi and hapū-led projects.
- Collectively, approximately 224,760 hectares are being managed.
- Half a million animal pests have been trapped by groups and projects
involved in the Kiwi Coast over the last eight years.
- On average, over 1,800 animal pests are now trapped on the Kiwi Coast every week.
- Seventy-six skill building workshops have now been held by Kiwi Coast, 21 of these over the last year alone.
- 18,367 people have attended Kiwi Coast supported events and workshops over the past
- Two key pieces of long-term outcome monitoring – the five-yearly Kiwi Listening Blitz and Kākā and Korimako Surveys were successfully repeated.
- The support of research and development, including the upgrade of the Kiwi Coast Listening app (now being used by 235 people) and the NZAT220 field trial, have contributed to improvements and efficiencies in pest control and outcome monitoring.
Kiwi Coast Coordinator Ngaire Sullivan says:
“The Kiwi Coast Trust again thanks all the groups and projects involved for their enduring and relentless hard work. Many thanks also to our partners Northland Regional Council, principal funders Foundation North, Kiwis for Kiwi Trust, the keen ‘Follow a Kiwi’ fans, and sponsors. We are privileged to work with you all on this amazing initiative.”