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Shotover Management Area – shot of seedling trees

Date: 16th April 2024

Well-deserved congratulations to Otago Regional Council, Whakatipu Wilding Conifer Group and landowners involved with the almost 67,000-hectare Shotover Management Area. The area is located to the northwest of Queenstown and is a stunning landscape but a challenging one to work in due to its size and challenging terrain. The Shotover management area includes Mt Aurum, Skippers and Macetown areas, and has undergone 16 years of consistent effort involving multiple organisations and many volunteers. Tenacity and perseverance have paid off.

Get the full story from the recent Radio New Zealand article https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/513822/dealing-with-fast-spreading-pest-hits-new-milestone-for-otago-regional-council.


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