A successful Banks Peninsula biodiversity workshop

The Banks Peninsula Biodiversity Workshop held at Akaroa on October 8th was a chance for local landowners to learn about the special biodiversity found on their Peninsula properties and what they can do to enhance the habitats for local native species. It was a long and successful day which was…

Modelling the invasion

Although the Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) is not the fourth best novelty folk group in New Zealand it is impressively ranked in the top 6 most invasive ant species in the world. In a country like New Zealand this species poses a threat to the local biodiversity by removing native…