• New organisation – an extension of the Hawke’s Bay Wilding Pine Volunteer Group set up in conjunction with DoC in 2021.
  • Improving the environment in the Kaweka Range by reducing wilding pine infestation – assisting DoC.
  • Maintenance work continues in already treated areas to ensure the area stays conifer free.
  • Volunteer trips into the Kaweka Range approx. 1 day every 6 weeks.
  • Currently use equipment provided by DoC which sometimes is not available so have applied for funding to purchase own equipment which will be used on the day trips.
  • 50 volunteers on the register, day trips consist of 4 to 10 volunteers.


For further information about the Trust and what projects might be suitable for funding, please contact: environmentaltrust@panpac.co.nz