Background

KAPOW - Keeping Arthur's Point's Original Wildlife was formed in August 2017. We’re a handful of local AP residents (kids included) passionate about NZ native wildlife who like getting out and about and keen to make our awesome neighbourhood even better.

Wakatipu Wildlife Trust - KAPOW Traps

Coverage

 KAPOW volunteers maintains predator control traps across Arthur's Point, including public walking tracks such as Morningstar Beach Track.

KAPOW volunteers maintains predator control traps across Arthur's Point, including public walking tracks such as Morningstar Beach Track.


Traps currently in place and frequency of checking

2 Goodnature A12 traps – checked weekly

1 Goodnature A24 traps – checked weekly

25 - 35 DOC200 traps – checked weekly

2 Trapinator traps - checked weekly

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Usage of area

Arthur's Point is a residential neighbourhood with beautiful walking tracks, including Moonlight Track, Morningstar Beach Track, and more.

 

Group objectives

1 year – increase awareness, membership, recording and fundraising to establish
second trapline.
3 year – triple the number of backyard traps and recording. Establish further
traplines linking up with Matakauri Wetlands/Queenstown Hill/Fernhill

Wakatipu Wildlife Trust - KAPOW

Contact person/s and details:

General Contact - kapowqueenstown@gmail.com
Roy Smith - roysmith100@hotmail.co.uk
Nigel Lloyd - nigel@hadleys.co.nz
Jeannie Galavazi – kiwi_jeannie@yahoo.co.nz
News - facebook/kapowqueenstown

 

Volunteers?

We are looking for volunteers to help check and maintain our trap lines