Conservation Week (5) (mobile)

Conservation Week 2020 encourages everyone to see nature through new eyes.

As we work together to defeat COVID-19, many of us are looking at life and our world differently. We’re inviting you to enjoy a fresh perspective on nature, our unique wildlife and boost your wellbeing by immersing yourself virtually and in local spaces if you can.

Engage online, at activities or events, or by exploring your own backyard. Slow down to embrace what’s always been there; look, listen, breathe and feel.

Take the quiz!
Simply answer 5 questions about climate change and you’re in the draw to win ONE of these amazing prizes*
1 of 4 family passes to Pukaha National Wildlife Centre
1 night stay in a cabin at Waimeha Camping Village
Plants from Garden Barn
$25 voucher from the Lolly Jar Greytown

*Terms & Conditions – 1 entry per person. Competition closes 23 August 2020. All eligible entries will go into the draw, regardless of whether all questions were answered correctly or not. Staff from Carterton District Council and South Wairarapa District Council are not eligible to enter.

There are so many simple things we can do every day to help reduce the effects of climate change.


Visit the Department of Conservation website for fun things to do such as how to attract lizards to your garden, exploring the night sky, building a wētā motel and much more.

Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

Since its conception as the Mount Bruce reserve, the area today known as Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre has long been involved in captive breeding programmes for native species.

Other great resources

Know You Carbon Footprint With This Quick And Easy Quiz (2)