Forest & Bird is involved in many national and international events which help raise awareness of conservation issues.

Our annual Bird of the Year poll, activities around Conservation Week and World Wetlands Day are just a few of the events we take part in. See our events (below) for more details, or check out what’s on in your area for local events.

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Southland: TE RERE Yellow-eyed penguin Reserve – Full Day Penguin

Sat, 5 Dec 2015

Booking essential, 4WD useful if you have one. Two teams of people required. Brian Rance 03 2131161 evenings or

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Southland: F&B Pleasure Bay, Invercargill Estuary

Sun, 13 Dec 2015

Meet at Estuary car park off Bond Street at 10.30am - planting and weeding at the bird hide, picnic lunch at Bushy Point Pond Otatara (start of track...

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Southland: Trip and KCC activity Sherwood Forest, Tussock Creek

Sun, 24 Jan 2016

Meet at Sherwood Forest 10.30am for ivy pulling followed by picnic lunch and afternoon bush activity for KCC families. Leaders Gay Munro 03 2395827...

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Southland: Waituna Wetlands – World Wetland Day activities - EELS and insect eating plants!

Sun, 21 Feb 2016

Meet at Waghorn Road Bridge at 10.30am to pull up the eel net and hopefully see live eels and learn all about them! Picnic lunch at Waituna shelter...

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Southland: Landcare Groups Networking day at Stewart Island

Sat, 12 Mar 2016

Bookings to Nathan Cruickshank, Environment Southland.

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Southland: Kids Event-KCC exploration Southland Community Nursery, Otatara

Sat, 12 Mar 2016

Leaders Chris Rance 2131161, Bronwyn KCC 2130017

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Southland: Home Creek, Manapouri, restoration project

Sat, 9 Apr 2016

Meet at 11am at Home Creek and help with this great restoration project. Picnic lunch and afternoon KCC flax boat racing stream activities. Leaders...

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Southland: TAUTUKU Working weekend

Sat, 21 May 2016 - Sun, 22 May 2016

Come and spend Saturday working at Tautuku Forest cabins at the Lenz Reserve and get free accommodation – Friday and Saturday night.

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