Programmes

Programme
Description
Length

Soren O'Neil from Wai-ora Nursery tells of her efforts at generating the growth of aquatic plant species in conservation sites around Canterbury.

25:28 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why Banana Passionfruit is a pest plant, how to identify it and effective control methods.

04:24 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why Beggers Tick is a pest plant, how to identify it and effective control methods.

05:37 minutes

Tara Atkinson talks about her role managing Orana Wildlife Park's programme for the breeding of these endangered birds for national release-recovery programmes.

24:56 minutes

Riccarton Bush Ranger John Moore shows how a tracking tunnel works.

00:40 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why Boneseed is a pest plant, how to identify it and effective control methods.

04:18 minutes

DoC Ranger Anita Spencer talks about the acutely threatened Canterbury mudfish found only in the Canterbury plains of New Zealand and the efforts being put into conserving them.

13:33 minutes

Tara Atkinson shows some tools used for the breeding of endangered birds for national release-recovery programmes.

09:32 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why Carex Pendula is a pest plant, how to identify it and effective control methods.

02:35 minutes

Ryan Young shows how to maintain and use a chainsaw safely.

36:10 minutes

Steve Hix from Connovation demonstrates pest control products available suitable for the public to use.

17:19 minutes

Steve Hix from Connovation identifies different species of pest animals.

06:27 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why Dawins Barberry is a pest plant, how to identify it and effective control methods.

03:02 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why Egeria is a pest plant, how to identify it and effective control methods.

00:28 minutes

Jon Sullivan tells us about the impact that exotic garden plants are having on native New Zealand species.

32:39 minutes

Dave Hunter from Excell talks with Rob McCaw about the goat control programme in Banks Peninsula.

04:34 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why Hornwort is a pest plant, how to identify it and effective control methods.

01:05 minutes

Landscape Architect Di Lucas talks to Di Robertson about the natural ecosystems guides for Christchurch city and Port Hills.

08:15 minutes

Dr Simon Pollard, the natural history photographer and curator at Canterbury Museum shares some of his research and images of New Zealand's native spiders.

23:00 minutes

Doc Ranger Ian Hankin discusses the impact of weeds on the natural biodiversity of the Kaitorete Spit.

28:15 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why Lagarosiphon is a pest plant, how to identify it and effective control methods.

00:59 minutes

Professor Ian Spellerberg talks to Rob McCaw about the passion that has driven the creation of his new book.

32:37 minutes

Landscape Architect Di Lucas talks to Di Robertson about how she uses complex scientific data to interpret the landscape and its biology to create guides and plans for restoration and sustainable land management.

13:27 minutes

Mike Bowie shows how to make a home for the native New Zealand Weta, and explains how they are useful for studying populations.

24:07 minutes

DoC Ranger Anita Spencer catches some mudfish at Wekanui Creek.

01:17 minutes

Sue Schelle talks about how useful the native plants in your garden can be.

33:37 minutes

Amber Sciligo talks to Simon Johnson about her PhD research into New Zealand's native carnivorous plant and what people can do to help conserve them.

26:27 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why Old Mans Beard is a pest plant, how to identify it and effective control methods.

04:35 minutes

Grant Nelson talks about the diverse range of bird and plant species that trampers are likely to come across at Omahu Bush, and the work that he is undertaking in an attempt to protect and enhance the Port Hills.

23:09 minutes

Jaap Knegtmans talks about the pest plant species control work that is co-coordinated by MAFBNZ.

14:12 minutes

Weedbusters supporter Helen Braithwaite explains how to spot the weeds amongst the flowers in the garden using the "plant me instead" booklet.

18:05 minutes

Fern propagation specialist Paul Michael talks to Di Robertson about how to be successful at planting ferns and what species could suit local garden conditions.

40:23 minutes

Dr Linda Newstrom talks about amazing relationship between plants and insects in your garden.

15:18 minutes

Volunteers from Prebbleton Nature Park fill us in on the activities taking place to help maintain the park.

19:20 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why Purple Loosestrife is a pest plant, how to identify it and effective control methods.

02:14 minutes

Dave Hunter from Excell talks with Rob McCaw about the rabbit control programme in Banks Peninsula.

10:52 minutes

John Moore talks to Chris Todd about the challenges of protecting Riccarton Bush.

30:06 minutes

Ranger John Moore shows us the predator fence at Riccarton Bush.

01:52 minutes

Dave Hunter from Excell talks with Rob McCaw about the rook control programme in Banks Peninsula.

10:21 minutes

Jason Butt gives an account of how and why he goes about collecting seeds from native New Zealand plants.

27:41 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why submerged aquatic weeds are bad.

01:55 minutes

Dr Paul Scofield from Canterbury Museum is interviewd by Chris Todd about the prehistoric and current birds of Christchurch.

30:26 minutes

Canterbury Museum director Dr Anthony Wright talks about the unique native flora and fauna found on these pristine islands.

25:44 minutes

Bruce Warburton talks to Tom Fraser about the best methods for controlling one of the most serious threats to New Zealand flora and fauna.

45:34 minutes

Miles Giller gives a demonstration on how to correctly establish and maintain new tree growth.

24:20 minutes

Weedbusters supporter Helen Braithwaite talks about the work of Weedbusters: a weed awareness and education programme that aims to protect New Zealand's environment from the increasing weed problem.

12:28 minutes

Nick Ledgard from SCION talks to Miles Giller the issues created by the wilding spread of introduced conifers and what can be done to minimise their effects.

22:52 minutes

DoC controls wilding conifers on the Torlesse Range using helicopter based crew.

07:40 minutes

Nick Ledgard visits the Waimakariri Basin to see the impact of spreading wilding conifers.

06:15 minutes

Rob McCaw from Environment Canterbury is interviewed by Karin Stahel about why Yellow Flag is a pest plant, how to identify it and effective control methods.

01:51 minutes