One of the biggest challenges to make Aotearoa pest free by 2050 may not be fences or fancy lures … but Facebook. If this ambitious “ moon landing ” mission is to succeed we need to get Kiwis onboard; w e need engagement best practice as much as trapping best practice. 1. The idea: create a digital comms tool-kit for NZ community groups to maximise the opportunity provided by social media: inspire, bond and activate. Based on the comms recipe of the Polhill Project – be neighbourly...
Activity for Paul Ward
Show that NZ's rarest birds can thrive with people in urban Wellington. 'Polhill Protectors' is a community project looking after the birds'n'bush in Polhill Reserve. What makes Polhill unique? It's an unfenced rare bird sanctuary in Welly’s backyard: 5min from downtown Willis St; home to tieke, hihi, kaka, tui, kakariki, robin, whitehead+. It's also one of WCC's most used parks: 1000s of bikers, runners, ramblers and twitchers use it weekly. It is the first place that tieke have bred in...
Wellington, New Zealand
Joined this community on Sep 26, 2015
Bio Polhill Protector, father, screenwriter, editor for NZ On Screen, grey ghost hunter.
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submit my own idea