The Waihora Ellesmere Trust has partnered with the Children's University to become a Learning Destination. Learning Destinations provide learning activities that contribute to the Passport of Learning. The first activity produced is for Harts Creek for more information go to the Children's University page on our website.
After more than a century the future of one of NZ's only surviving hut communities is in limbo. Two issues in particular threaten the end of the Selwyn Huts: sewage and climate change. Read the Stuff article here Historic Selwyn Huts under Threat
The 2019 survey took place on Saturday February 16, 2019. The day started off with a few showers however the rain stopped before we set out to the Lake. The wind was a little cold as you will see by the hats and parkas. Over 50 volunteers and staff from a number of agencies undertook the annual census [...]
The Waihora Ellesmere Trust is again sponsoring the Te Waihora photographic category in the annual Little River A&P Show on Saturday January 19, 2019. The category will be judged by a WET appointed member and there is a cash prize of $25 up for grabs. Entry is 50c for all ages with up to 2 [...]
Through the Governments 1 billion tree fund 34 hectares of kahikatea forest will be planted next to Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere. Read the press release here
Esme Robinson a Scientist with Plant & Food Research spoke at the Waihora Ellemere Trust 2018 AGM. Esme presented her research on Flounder in Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere. She is in the early stages of determining the effects of temperature on Flounder in the Lake. Check out her informative presentation here
The Waihora Ellesmere Trust invites you to their 2018 Annual General Meeting. When: 17th of September at 6.30 pm Where: Lincoln Events Centre, Habgood Lounge, Meijer Drive, Lincoln The AGM formalities will start at 6.30 pm followed by refreshments at 7.00 pm and then our guest speaker at 7.30 pm. The Waihora Ellesmere Trust is pleased to have [...]
Read the latest Waihora Ellesmere Trust Newsletter here. Articles include a taster to an upcoming event: Two Lakes Healing - Hearing the stories of Lakes Wairewa and Waihora: a journey of discovery by bike. Did you know that the Native Musk (Thyridia repens) a plant with a conservation status of At Risk is present at wetlands around [...]