The 67 hectare Te Rere Reserve was purchased by Forest & Bird in 1989 when native forest logging was threatening the yellow-eyed penguin population. The site is managed by the Southland Branch with dedicated volunteers planting up to 1000 locally sourced native species every year, fencing, track making, carrying out weed and animal pest control, […]
About Jess Winchester
Jess is Relationships Manager for Forest & Bird which means she gets to work with people who want to have a big impact on conservation in New Zealand. She says the best bit about her role is when supporters share their stories about their love of nature.
Andrew J Steele is an artist and ‘laid back’ conservation hero. Together with prominent New Zealand artists Otis Frizzell, Flox, Anna Leyland and Askew One, he was recently commissioned by Orcon to banish the boring modem and turn it into a piece of art. Each artist pledged to auction their original artwork – and have already raised […]