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Marie Haley Seventh Generation Local Guide

Marie Haley at the Edge of the World Marie stands here on the cliff tops of her Great Great Grandfathers...
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Marie Haley Seventh Generation Local Guide
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Holland America Best New Akaroa Shore Excursion

Brand new Shore Excursion to Holland America this year is the Akaroa History and Nature Safari, quoted by guests as...
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Ruby Princess Best New Akaroa Shore Excursion

Brand new Shore Excursion to Ruby Princess this year is the Akaroa History and Nature Safari, quoted by guests as...
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Dame Anne Salmond and Dr Eruera Tarena discuss Tupaia

Dame Anne Salmond visited Akaroa recently for the Akaroa Civic Trust's 50 year celebration and to discuss the Tahitian navigator...
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Dame Anne Salmond and Dr Eruera Tarena discuss Tupaia
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Wildside Management Recommendations by Marie Haley 2018

The following recommendations are based on eight years as the Wildside Co-ordinator working from within the community, from the recommendations of Andy Cox senior pest threats advisor at DOC (2014), widespread consultation, and from national best practice.
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Wildside Management Recommendations by Marie Haley 2018
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Trappers Guide

The purpose of this Trappers Guide is to improve the operation and maintenance of our trapping program. This guide should help professional and volunteer trappers alike and standardise the management of traps across land ownership or tenure.
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Trappers Guide
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Living into the Wild

For wilderness is not space, but the life force that inhibits that space. Marie Haley In 2007, I spent the...
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The Wildside Story

The Wildside is an area on the outer edge of Banks Peninsula recognised for its high biodiversity value and a...
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The Wildside Story
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Marie Haley in ESCAPE Magazine: Do it the local way with this epic New Zealand tour

Local connections don’t get more local than Marie Haley, a seventh-generation resident and experienced tour guide in Akaroa, one of...
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Marie Haley in ESCAPE Magazine: Do it the local way with this epic New Zealand tour
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Fools & Dreamers: Watch the full documentary here!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VZSJKbzyMc Fools & Dreamers is a 30-minute documentary telling the story of Hinewai Nature Reserve, on Canterbury’s Banks Peninsula, and...
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Fools & Dreamers: Watch the full documentary here!
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The Australian Magazine Writes about Marie Haley and The Seventh Generation Tour Akaroa

Written in the Stars by Jane Nicolls In the tiny port of Akaroa, Marie Haley recently launched her thoroughly researched...
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The Australian Magazine Writes about Marie Haley and The Seventh Generation Tour Akaroa
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Marie Haley Conservationist – Latitude Magazine – Life on the Wildside, Akaroa

Akaroa Conservationist Marie Haley from The Seventh Generation Tours is featured in this months Latitude Magazine for her role in...
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Marie Haley Conservationist – Latitude Magazine – Life on the Wildside, Akaroa
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Titi burrow monitoring result summary, 1995 to 2018

Titi burrow monitoring result summary, 1995 to 2018
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Titi burrow monitoring result summary, 1995 to 2018
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Banks Peninsula Locals Sustainability Story

Watch this video to understand why Banks Peninsula is such a remarkable place! Local student Marco Varray, 12, has created this...
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Banks Peninsula Locals Sustainability Story
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Getting to Know Akaroa from the Seventh Generation

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Getting to Know Akaroa from the Seventh Generation
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How to Build a Sense of Place

Our understanding of our home and our sense of place is such a vital connection for people's wellbeing and contentment,...
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How to Build a Sense of Place
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Danger in the Wilderness

O Te Patatu is a spectacular and sometimes dangerous stepping off point into the wilderness. Jutting out into the Pacific...
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Danger in the Wilderness
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Famous in Akaroa our French Town Crier

Akaroa's official Town Crier and I went on a heritage tour recently to celebrate our shared French ancestry. Both descendants...
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Famous in Akaroa our French Town Crier
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Sleeping Beauty

  Yesterday, I found this adult male South Island tomtit dead in a stream. I lovingly bought it home to...
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Sleeping Beauty
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The Seventh Generation in Akaroa

Link: Akaroa Mail Article on The Seventh Generation - History and Conservation Tours Meet The Seventh Generation! Driven by a...
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The Seventh Generation in Akaroa
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Tuhiraki
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Tuhiraki

A wonderful challenging drive to Akaroa follows the unsealed Mt Bossu Road from Little River to Wainui. The views are...
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2017-18 Yellow-Eyed Penguin Report by Marie Haley
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2017-18 Yellow-Eyed Penguin Report by Marie Haley

For the first time in 2018 we have recorded Banks Peninsula breed and a microchipped yellow-eyed penguin (YEP) returning in...
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2017 Green Ribbon Award Winner
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2017 Green Ribbon Award Winner

The Wildside story started 25 years ago, when a Banks Peninsula farmer set out to protect the little blue penguins on his farm. Since then this project has grown to harness a whole community in protecting the special environment of the Banks Peninsula.
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Achieving a predator free Banks Peninsula – costs revealed
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Achieving a predator free Banks Peninsula – costs revealed

These are some of the questions answered in a scoping analysis just released by the Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust and Lincoln University’s Centre for Land, Environment and People. The Trust instigated the scoping report and funded a summer scholar to assist Lincoln researchers Max Curnow and Geoff Kerr.
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Meeting the Minister

Yesterday at the 155th Canterbury A&P Show we meet the new Minister for Agriculture, Biosecurity and Rural Communities, Damien O'Connor...
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Sea Bird Survey 2017
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Sea Bird Survey 2017

The Banks Peninsula Sea Bird Survey 2017 got off to a spectacular start yesterday with perfect sea and weather conditions....
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Wildside Conservation Project Success Story

Titi or sooty shearwater were once common across Banks Peninsula along with many other species of burrowing petrel, by 1995...
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I started Seventh Generation Tours to allow me to share with the world my passion for this place, my enchantment...
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Yellow-eyed Penguins Endangered
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Yellow-eyed Penguins Endangered

  Across the mainland hōiho or yellow-eyed penguins (YEP) are having a tough time of it. This year the number...
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2016 Wildside Outcomes
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2016 Wildside Outcomes

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List of Banks Peninsula Endemics
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List of Banks Peninsula Endemics

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Predator Free New Zealand
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Predator Free New Zealand

Wildside’, named for its rugged landscape, dramatic cliffs and iconic species of birds, insects and plants – some of which are not found anywhere else in New Zealand.
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Wildside Performance Report 2010-2015
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Wildside Performance Report 2010-2015

This report has been prepared for the Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust (BPCT) Wildside Project. The Wildside is an area of...
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2015 Wildside DOC Review by Andy Cox and Marie Haley
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2015 Wildside DOC Review by Andy Cox and Marie Haley

This report summarises the observations and information from a brief review of aspects of the Wildside programme.
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PELAGIC BIRDLIFE IN RELATION TO PREDATOR CONTROL AND TOURISM: A CASE STUDY OF PENGUINS IN BANKS PENINSULA NEW ZEALAND
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PELAGIC BIRDLIFE IN RELATION TO PREDATOR CONTROL AND TOURISM: A CASE STUDY OF PENGUINS IN BANKS PENINSULA NEW ZEALAND

The Wildside project aims to restore the range of species found within an ecosystem and to protect the unique and...
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Usefulness of two bioeconomic frameworks for evaluation of community-initiated species conservation projects

Abstract Context. Community-based conservation managers and their funding providers must apportion limited resources to potential projects that provide varying biodiversity...
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White Flippered Little Blue Penguins Count Flea Bay 2016

White Flippered Little Blue Penguin Flea Bay/Pohatu Colony Count
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Abundance and breeding distribution of the white-flippered penguin (Eudyptula minor albosignata) on Banks Peninsula, New Zealand
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Abundance and breeding distribution of the white-flippered penguin (Eudyptula minor albosignata) on Banks Peninsula, New Zealand

A survey of the white-flippered penguin (Eudyptula minor albosignata) nesting colonies on Banks Peninsula, New Zealand was made during the 2000/01 and 2001/02 breeding seasons.
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