VISION: To create a unique sanctuary which is abundant with
native flora and fauna.
MISSION: Restore natural processes/species through holistic
guardianship. Use minimal poisons, whilst striving to gain
Central to Te Kauae O Maui Nature Reserve are the following
Deliver on our commitments.
Be accountable for our actions and our impact on the
Treat all people, animals and plants with respect and dignity.
Use quality equipment that will endure.
Use renewable and biodegradable resources when possible.
Use poisons as a last resort.
Strive to constantly improve and aim to develop
environmentally sustainable initiatives.
Encourage diversity of people, ideas and opinions.
Recognise other peoples good ideas and be prepared to adopt them.
Think outside the square.
To view projects that other environmental groups in the upper
Coromandel are conducting, go to the following link.
Moehau Environment Group http://www.meg.org.nz
Ka Mate Traps
Thanks to funding from the Biodiversity Condition Fund Te Kauae O Maui
has been able to implement a 3 year pest management program using
Ka Mate rat traps. We have chosen them, because they last a lot longer in the field and use a different trigger mechanism.
For more info on KaMate Traps go to:http://www.kamatetraps.com
If you want a look at the traps, go to our video page.