LEARNZ Hokonui Restoration Field Trip

Hokonui restoration kaupapa overview

Visit the Hokonui Rūnanga in Gore and meet Riki who is the environmental team leader. Find out about the work that the Rūnanga is doing to restore the Hokonui Hills and how technology is helping with this mahi.

Restoration planting mahi

Join ākonga from Longford Intermediate School to help plant native species around a wetland and see how to look after these plants.

Weed Control App

Meet Ravi from Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand and see the app that has been created to help with weed control work.

The Great Kanakana Falls

Explore Mataura Falls, known traditionally as Te Au-nui-pihapiha-kanakana, the great falls of kanakana, and find out why this area is significant to mana whenua.

Tuna surveys on Mataura Awa

Set a hinaki and catch a longfin eel. Find out more about this taonga species and how tuna are tracked and monitored at this site.

High Tech Predator Trapping

See how predators are trapped in the Hokonui Hills and how technology is helping with this work.

SBAS-Satellite-based augmentation system

Talk to Ravi about the new technology that will be available in the future to increase the accuracy of positioning systems and find out the benefits of this.

Seed Collection App

Help collect native seeds in the Hokonui Hills and see how a seed collection app is helping build a seed bank for this region.

Te Tapu o Tāne Nursery

Follow the journey of seeds collected in the Hokonui Hills through to seedlings grown at a nursery near Invercargill. Track this journey and see where these plants will end up.

Robin Restoration Volunteer Programme

Robin Restoration Donations Programme