Campaigns

Forest & Bird campaigns for better protection of a range of habitats, native species and natural resources on land and in our lakes, rivers and oceans.

Forest & Bird’s story: New Zealand’s story

New Zealanders have a proud history of environmental protection and we're looking forward to a bright future.
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Save our Seabirds

We're working to protect our title of 'seabird capital of the world' through nesting projects and a series of research and mapping programmes.
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Save the Denniston : Ours Not Mine

Past and present mining operations have had a disastrous impact of natural places. New mining proposals threaten to make the situation worse
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Save our Mackenzie Country

Our Mackenzie country will turn from russet brown to bright green if over a hundred irrigation proposals before Environment Canterbury go ahead.
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Sea Lions: Our Southern Pride

New Zealand is home to a large population of nursing mothers & their pups, who often fall prey to trawling operations.
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Restore our Dawn Chorus

Our forests are quieter than they used to be - this campaign aims to bring back a full choir of songbirds to our forests.
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Save the Mokihinui: Keep it in a Park

Forest & Bird successfully saved the Mokihinui river from a dam, now we want to give it greater protection by placing it in Kahurangi National Park
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We love marine reserves

A third of NZ's land mass is now protected in national parks, yet only a tiny fraction of our marine environment has similar protection.
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Hector’s & Maui’s dolphins

We are campaigning to protect the world’s smallest and rarest marine dolphin, the Hector’s dolphin.
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Shark Rescue

Forest & Bird has been fighting to bring New Zealand shark legislation in line with other countries.
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