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5th August 2022
Posted under: Pānui

Ngāi Tahu Farming and Ngāi Tūāhuriri launch ground-breaking regenerative farming trial

A new whole-farm study aiming to validate the science of regenerative farming has been launched in North Canterbury. Partnering Ngāi Tahu Farming, Ngāi Tūāhuriri and the Government through the Ministry for Primary Industries’ Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures fund, the seven-year research programme will compare side-by-side dairy farms to assess the environmental impacts of their…

In search of the elusive Eyrewell Beetle

Scientists love a good mystery, but ecologists from Lincoln University have truly been left scratching their heads after an exhaustive but futile search for a rare and endangered species of flightless Canterbury ground beetle. Only 10 specimens of the Eyrewell ground beetle (Holcaspis brevicula) have ever been captured. All were found in the Eyrewell Forest, an exotic pine plantation 40 kilometres north-west of Ōtautahi, which was returned to Ngāi Tahu in 2000 as part of the Ngāi Tahu Settlement Act of 1998.

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