Crofton Downs from Gareth Morgan on Vimeo. The pest-free “halo” around the Zealandia sanctuary is being extended to Crofton Downs, thanks to a $5000 gift from the Morgan Foundation. The Enhancing the Halo project focuses mainly on Zealandia, but also has the long-term goal of making Wellington the first predator-free capital in the world. A competition run by Gareth and … Read More
Beer trap campaign offers drinks for dead rats
Victoria University’s Science Society has teamed up with Enhancing the Halo. For every dead rat that they catch, they will receive a beer voucher.
Talking about the Enhancing the Halo project on Newstalk ZB
Gareth Morgan got some claws out when he launched the ‘Cats To Go’ campaign earlier this year. Now he’s turning his attention to another element of keeping nature safe in the ‘Enhancing the Halo’ campaign. Gareth Morgan joins us. Gareth, good morning. Gareth: Good morning Justin. Justin: So, describe Enhancing the Halo. How does it work? Gareth: Well, it’s a … Read More
Bird-safe havens Morgan’s new halo
Originally published in Stuff.co.nz Economist Gareth Morgan has launched another environmental campaign, this time aimed at creating safe havens for native species in Wellington’s backyards. Enhancing the Halo aims to raise the survival rate of native species nurtured in “wildlife hotspots” around the city, such as Zealandia, Otari-Wilton Bush, Breaker Bay’s Oruaiti Reserve and Khandallah Park. “We’ve got these species … Read More