Present Projects

Tamatea – Dusky Sound Restoration Project

Located on the wild and remote Fiordland coast, Tamatea/Dusky Sound is the focus of a cutting edge project to see it restored to one of the most intact ecosystems on earth.

The Valleys Conservation Project: Fiordland

The Valleys Conservation Project brings together a group of private individuals and companies committed to preserving and enhancing native birdlife in Fiordland.

New Waiau Hut: St James Conservation Area

The Foundation is managing a private donation which has funded a new Department of Conservation hut along the Te Araroa Trail, known as Waiau Hut.

Takahē Recovery Programme:

Since rediscovery in 1948, takahē conservation has led the way pioneering conservation techniques used for threatened species conservation in New Zealand and around the world. Today, the Takahē Recovery Programme and iwi work with a network of dedicated people around New Zealand on ensuring the takahē recovers to be a sustainable and lasting population.

The New Zealand National Parks and Conservation Foundation has a long history with the Takahe Recovery Programme.